House Votes to Block Funding of Obama's Health-Care Law

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The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives voted on Friday to block funding of President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare overhaul law, but the Democratic-led Senate seems certain to reject it.

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The vote was part of a sweeping bill to cut federal spending by $61 billion this fiscal year.

The ultimate fate of the healthcare law is likely to be decided in the federal courts where it is now being challenged. 

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