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No Deal….Federal Government Shuts Down…

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No Deal….Federal Government Shuts Down…

The House and Senate failed to reach any budget agreement last night, forcing the federal government toward a shutdown.

South Dakota Senator John Thune made his position clear as the final votes approached…Thune says he thinks the public will ultimately support the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, which is the republicans goal…

Thune says they are frustrated because the President will not negotiate with them………

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