December 12, 2013
The House of Representatives will vote today on a budget for 2013, but even if it passes, it's not likely to become law.
President Obama has promised to veto the republican sponsored budget bill. The measure cuts funding for the president's health care law as well as cuts to domestic programs such as food stamps and meals-on-wheels, unless congress comes up with a measure that both parties can agree on.
The pentagon will be hit with a budget cut of 55-billion dollars starting January first.