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Health On The Hill: Judge Orders Fed Appeal In Health Law Challenge

Two different funding approaches to keep the government operating beyond March 18 – when the current continuing resolution expires – are likely to come before the Senate this week, but neither is expected to hit the 60 vote threshold needed to pass the chamber, setting the stage for negotiations between the House and Senate. Meanwhile, a Florida District Court judge issued a stay of his earlier ruling on the health law that found the law unconstitutional, but he ordered the Obama Administration to file an appeal within seven business days.

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