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Appropriations Rider Would Block D.C. Abortion Funding

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But others said it would be hard to withhold votes because of a single issue when funding the entire government is at stake.

“You’ve got to be realistic,” said Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.), who does not support the policy rider. “If it’s already law [in the last spending bill], I doubt that it’s something that you would want to shut down the government over.”

Daniel Newhauser contributed to this story.

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