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News Roundup: For Congress, Big Deadlines Loom

Posted on 03/18/2013 by | Health | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsFrom Kaiser Health News On the Sunday talk shows, members of Congress sparred over the upcoming budget votes and the ongoing dispute over the cost of ‘Obamacare’ and entitlement programs such as Medicare. More urgently, if Congress fails to pass an extension to keep the government funded by March 27, agencies and programs face a broad shutdown. Los Angeles Times: There’s No Immediate Debt Crisis, Boehner Says, Agreeing With Obama The country isn’t facing an immediate debt crisis, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Sunday, but …