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September 25, 2013

Cruz Continues Night Long Attack on Obamacare

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), "who took to the Senate floor Tuesday afternoon and declared he would speak 'until I cannot stand' was still standing more than 14 hours later as he pressed ahead with his impassioned and often lonely verbal assault on President Obama's health care law," the New York Times reports.

"It is a fight he will almost certainly lose later on Wednesday when both Republicans and Democrats are expected to vote overwhelmingly to move ahead so the Senate can begin considering a bill, approved by the House last week, that would fund most of the government but not the Affordable Care Act."

Washington Post: "Speaking with little assistance from his Republican colleagues, Cruz assured that debate on the spending measure will stretch well into the weekend. With Senate passage all but certain on a bill that will include funding for the health-care law, Cruz's strategy will give House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and his colleagues only a few hours to respond with a different version of the legislation."


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