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The bills would fund Obamacare insurance subsidies known as cost-sharing reduction payments that help offset low-income Americans’ health costs and provide money to help states set up high-risk insurance pools. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Two bipartisan measures designed to bring down Obamacare insurance premiums will be left out of a year-end spending bill after Republicans agreed with the party leaders to let debate slip into next month.

A vote on extending a program that provides health insurance to low-income children will also likely slide into 2018, even as several states face a funding squeeze that could leave many families without coverage.

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