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See How People Outside The Supreme Court Reacted To The King v. Burwell Decision

06/25/2015 01:04 pm ET | Updated Jun 25, 2015

The Supreme Court saved Obamacare Thursday when it rejected a lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act and preserved insurance for millions of Americans.

President Barack Obama reacted from the White House, calling the ruling a "victory."

Others celebrated outside the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.

Below, photos of the celebration after the Supreme Court's Obamacare ruling:

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    Interns run across the plaza of the Supreme Court on Thursday to report the decided opinions to television stations, an event sometimes referred to as the "running of the interns."
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    Ron Busby of Virginia, left, and other supporters of the Affordable Care Act react as the opinion for health care is reported outside of the Supreme Court in Washington on Thursday. The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.
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    People celebrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday after the Supreme Court announced that it would preserve the Affordable Care Act
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    People celebrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court after ruling was announced on the Affordable Care Act on Thursday. The high court ruled that the federal government may provide nationwide tax subsidies to help poor and middle-class people buy health insurance.
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    People cheer in front of the US Supreme Court after the Supreme Court announced its ruling in King v. Burwell on Thursday.
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    Affordable Care Act supporters wave signs outside the Supreme Court after the court upheld a key provision in the Affordable Care Act on Thursday.
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    People celebrate in front of the Supreme Court on Thursday.
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    Supporters of the Affordable Care Act celebrate after the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that the federal government could distribute subsidies to individuals to help them buy health insurance.
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    Ron Busby of Virginia, center, celebrates as supporters learn of the Supreme Court's verdict in King v. Burwell. The court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.
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    Supporters celebrated the Supreme Court's ruling on Thursday.
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    Signs outside of the Supreme Court on Thursday.
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    Supporters rally in front of the Supreme Court after the court upheld a key provision in the Affordable Care Act. President Barack Obama on Thursday hailed the Supreme Court's decision to uphold his legacy-gilding health care law, casting the ruling as a victory for Americans, not just him. "Today is a victory for hard-working Americans all across this country, whose lives will continue to become more secure in a changing economy because of this law,'" he said.
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    Demonstrator Ryan Thomas, a supporter of the Affordable Care Act, holds an 'ACA is here to Stay' sign after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to save Obamacare subsidies on Thursday.
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    Demonstrators in support of U.S. President Barack Obama's health-care law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), hold up 'ACA is Here to Stay' signs after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to save Obamacare tax subsidies outside the Supreme Court on Thursday. The court upheld the nationwide tax subsidies that are a core component of President Barack Obama's health-care law, rejecting a challenge that had threatened to gut the measure and undercut his legacy.
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    Demonstrators backing President Barack Obama's health-care law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), cheer after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to save Obamacare tax subsidies outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. on Thursday.
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    Supporters of the Affordable Care Act celebrate as the opinion for King v. Burwell is reported outside of the Supreme Court in Washington on Thursday.
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    A protester waves his bible in the air as he is overpowered by cheers from supporters of the Affordable Care Act as they celebrate the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of the law outside of the Supreme Court in Washington on Thursday. The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.
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    President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden, gives a statement on the Supreme Court health care decision in the Rose Garden at the White House on June 25, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court said that the federal government could distribute subsidies under the law, upholding one of the act's key provisions. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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    President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden, gives a statement on the Supreme Court health care decision in the Rose Garden at the White House on Thursday in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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