As the partial federal government shutdown completes its third day, congressman Mike Simpson of Idaho is looking for a potential solution that would fund the government temporarily while Democrats and Republicans battle over the Affordable Health Care Act.

    In a news release issued Wednesday, Simpson said he's open to a short-term continuing resolution that would fund the federal budget.

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You've had MONTHS to hash this out and we still went into shutdown. The ACA has been known to be coming for years and you let the shutdown happen because you can't resolve your issues. And you say you are going to stick to the Republican hard line regardless. No wonder nothing is solved. We don't want any more 'short term' solutions. Do the best for the PEOPLE and not the PARTY! Shame on all of you.

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