Senate Rejects House Budget Offer With Shutdown Near

Posted by Ravi Gulati | Posted in Economy & Markets | Posted on 30-09-2013

Within minutes of convening just after 2 p.m., the Senate on a 54 to 46 vote followed through on Democratic threats to strip the health care provisions from a measure passed by the House early Sunday morning and send it back to the House.But House Republicans showed no sign of backing down, signaling a readiness to shut down the federal government over the health law.

Breaking News: Senate Rejects House Budget Offer With Shutdown Near – Toronto Star