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Supreme Court upholds ObamaCare
 
The Supreme Court's decision on the constitutionality of ObamaCare is expected any day now, and the only thing that seems certain is that the justices aren't going to make many people happy.
The Supreme Court's decision on the constitutionality of ObamaCare is expected any day now, and the only thing that seems certain is that the justices aren't going to make many people happy.
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In a huge victory for President Obama and Democratic attempts to implement a near-universal health care system, the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the individual mandate, the central provision of the Affordable Care Act. The court said the mandate — which requires that most Americans acquire insurance or pay a fine — fell within Congress' constitutional right to tax the country's citizens. Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the court's liberal wing in the 5-4 decision, which effectively upheld nearly every key provision of ObamaCare.

 

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