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Congress goes home for Easter Break without paying for Zika fight

The virus continues to spread, but Republican representatives say they don't want to spend new money if they don't have to.
A man walks through a nearly empty Capitol Rotunda on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Photo by Evan Vucci/AP)
A man walks through a nearly empty Capitol Rotunda on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Congress took off from Washington Wednesday afternoon without voting to appropriate any of the $1.9 billion the Obama administration has asked for to fight Zika and leaving top health officials feeling a little desperate.