Senate Votes on Spending Bill, Obamacare

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The Senate has voted has voted unanimously to go ahead with a spending plan that avoids a government shutdown. That's despite the efforts of Texas Republican Senate Ted Cruz. He set a modern record last night and this morning by talking for 21 hours. He was protesting the Affordable Care Act, but he wasn't always talking about Obamacare. At one point, he even ready from Dr. Seuss' Green Eggs and Ham. Emily Pierce is deputy editor for Roll Call magazine.

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Emily Pierce - Roll Call - @emilyprollcall

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Warren Olney

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Andrea Brody, Anna Scott, Evan George