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VIDEO: House Speaker John Boehner hails Obamacare defunding vote as a 'victory for common sense'

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House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, celebrated Friday's House vote passing a continuing resolution budget with language that would defund Obamacare.

"We had a victory today for the American people," Boehner said. "We also had a victory for common sense."

Boehner pointed out that Obamacare was a "train wreck" that was hurting American families and businesses.

The measure now goes to the Senate for a vote.

"Our message to the United States Senate is simple," Boehner said. "The American people don't want the government shut down, and they don't want Obamacare."

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