Politics
1:01 pm
Sun September 29, 2013

Sen. Reed: We Have to Pay our Debts, There’s Time for Politics Later

The federal government is edging closer to a government shutdown. President Barack Obama said he'll veto legislation coming out of the House that delays much of the Affordable Care Act for a year.  Over in the Democratic-run Senate, it has passed legislation preventing the shutdown and leaving Obamacare untouched. Rhode Island Public Radio political analyst Scott MacKay sat down with Rhode Island’s senior senator Jack Reed to talk about what could be done to avoid a shutdown.

Sen. Jack Reed calls a government shutdown "an expensive, political gamble."
Sen. Jack Reed calls a government shutdown "an expensive, political gamble."
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