U.S. House approves one-year 'Obamacare' delay in spending bill

Reuters

WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - The U.S. House ofRepresentatives on Sunday, ignoring a White House veto threat,approved a one-year delay in funding major provisions ofPresident Barack Obama's landmark healthcare law as part of agovernment funding bill.

Republicans attached the amendment to a bill that is neededto keep federal agencies operating beyond Sept. 30 when a newfiscal year begins.

The move brought the U.S. government closer to shutting downon Tuesday amid deep divisions between Republicans andDemocrats.

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