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Appropriators prepare for abortion funding fight

CQ Budget, Ep. 204

Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., promised “this is the last year” House spending bills will block federal funds from being used to pay for abortion as she prepared to take over as Chair of the House Appropriations Committee.
Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., promised “this is the last year” House spending bills will block federal funds from being used to pay for abortion as she prepared to take over as Chair of the House Appropriations Committee. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Democrats plan to remove the Hyde amendment from the House appropriations measure, igniting a battle with Republicans. CQ Roll Call’s Jennifer Shutt and Sandhya Raman break down the impending fight over federal abortion funding in Congress, looking at the Hyde amendment, the Helms amendment and more.

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