30 Sep '13, 6pm

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Senate rejects House move to delay Obamacare: It took just a few minutes Monday for the Senate to re... #airforce

It took just a few minutes Monday for the Senate to reject a House-passed bill linking continued government funding to a delay in President Obama’s health care reform plan, leaving no clear path to avoid a partial shutdown of federal functions beginning at midnight. “We are now in a moment of regrettable and avoidable uncertainty,” Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in a defense-wide message released before the Senate voted. Hagel said he believes a shutdown could be avoided but “necessary and prudent preparations” are being made for the worst. “While military personnel around the world would continue to serve in a normal duty status, a large number of civilian employees and contractors would likely be temporarily furloughed,” he said, recommending that everyone talk with their supervisors to determine how they might be affected. In two votes, the Senate rejected two restr...

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