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Blunt locked in showdown with Tea Party over government shutdown

08/01/2013 8:53 AM

08/01/2013 8:55 AM

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt is a harsh critic of Obamacare, no question about it.

But he’s not willing to shut down the federal government if the controversial health care program is not defunded.

Others, though, are. And that’s the crux of a

red-hot dispute on Capitol Hill.


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