WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - The Republican-controlledU.S. House of Representatives will start a series of votes onSaturday to keep the government funded so it can keep runningpast an Oct. 1 deadline.
The Republican votes will include a measure to delayPresident Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.
The proposal puts the House on a collision course with theDemocratic-led Senate, which passed its own funding measure onFriday stripping out Republican attempts to defund the law,known as Obamacare.
The idea of passing a budget measure with the healthcareelement was well-received by the House Republican caucus, whichhuddled on Saturday morning to plot strategy in the budgetstandoff.
The House will also start votes on Saturday on a measure tocontinue pay to the military if lawmakers are unable to clinch adeal to avert a government shutdown, a Republican lawmaker said.
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