POLITICS
12/29/2010 09:14 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Health Care Reform Challenges Stand On Shifting Terrain

The legal challenge to the Obama health care act has invigorated a dispute as old as the Constitution about the framers' most nettlesome grant of power, which gives Congress treacherously broad authority to pass laws "necessary and proper" to carrying out its assigned responsibilities.

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