Boxer: GOP attempt to stop ObamaCare with shutdown is a ‘disgrace’

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Lawmakers are at an impasse on how to pass a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the government, which has been shut down for more than a week. House Republicans have tried to use the funding measure to defund and repeal parts of ObamaCare, but Senate Democrats have said the House needs to pass a “clean” CR without any riders.

Boxer accused Republicans of throwing a “temper tantrum” about the Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare. She said thousands of her constituents have already signed up for the California healthcare exchange set up by ObamaCare, but Republicans are now trying to take that benefit away.

It's unclear where the fight will go from here as each side becomes more entrenched.