ACA standoff pushes gov't closer to shutdown

Updated: Wednesday, September 25 2013, 08:14 PM EDT
ACA standoff pushes gov
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A standoff over the Affordable Care Act is pushing the government closer to a shutdown.

After holding the floor for more than 21 hours, Texas Senator Ted Cruz finally stepped aside and allowed Senators to debate a bill that would fund the government but defund the Affordable Care Act.

It wasn't technically a filibuster, but it was one of the longest speeches in Senate history.

Tara Mergener tells us what's next with the budget battle.
ACA standoff pushes gov't closer to shutdown
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