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Topic - Matthew Lehner
Republican leaders said Tuesday that a filibuster attempt to prevent a spending bill from reaching the Senate floor was a losing tactic in the fight against Obamacare, and instead began to ramp up pressure on a handful of Democrats, saying the real battle will be an end-of-week vote specifically on whether to keep funding the health care law.
"Sen. Landrieu voted for the Affordable Care Act, she supports the Affordable Care and she is working to make sure the law is implemented correctly," said Matthew Lehner, communications director for Ms. Landrieu. "She will not vote to defund the law, which was passed by Congress, signed by the president and upheld by the Supreme Court."