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ACA standoff pushes gov't closer to shutdown
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.