Texas Republican Ted Cruz is standing at the podium in the Senate chamber as he rips Obamacare.  Cruz wants the Senate to defund the healthcare reform law as a condition of continuing government funding.  The government runs out of money early next week without a bipartisan deal in the House and Senate to continue funding. 

Regardless of Cruz' efforts, Senate Republicans appear to be moving toward funding the government beyond Monday while ditching a fight over Obamacare.

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In New York,  President Obama and former President Bill Clinton are singing the praises of the healthcare reform law. 

Speaking together at the Clinton Global Initiative, the two leaders urged millions of people without health insurance to start signing up for healthcare exchanges in their states on October 1st.  (Metro Networks Inc.)