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Affordable Care Act Supreme Court

Studying the Law As We Study The Word (2 Timothy 2:8-15)

Yolanda Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Yolanda Smith

As people of faith, we sometimes don't take time to prepare ourselves for what is ahead. With so many things vying for our time and attention, it is difficult to educate ourselves about all facets of critical matters.

Rand Paul Wants To Be 'Illegal Immigrant' To Duck Obamacare

HUFFINGTON POST | Caitlin MacNeal | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) joked on Glenn Beck's radio show Wednesday that he wants to be an "illegal immigrant" so he can avoid Obamacare. "I’m thin...

Healthy Choices

Richard C. Leone | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics
Richard C. Leone

As we get older as a nation, more American consumers are likely to want to spend money not on roller skates or skateboards, but rather on walkers or canes. That shift, in itself, is not a good or bad thing.

Supreme Court Ruling To Uphold Affordable Care Act An Affirmation For Small Business

John Arensmeyer | Posted 09.02.2012 | Small Business
John Arensmeyer

Now, more than two years since its passage, nationwide market reforms and other provisions of the Affordable Care Act are already benefiting small businesses and consumers alike. In so doing, they are reinventing what it means to purchase healthcare in America.

Dear Ms. Patient, Great Things Are Happening

Ricky Choi, MD, MPH | Posted 08.29.2012 | San Francisco
Ricky Choi, MD, MPH

It is hard to believe that a decision by only nine people so removed from us can make such a tremendous impact on our daily lives. But this decision does.

A Sigh of Relief

Jamie Davis Smith | Posted 08.29.2012 | DC
Jamie Davis Smith

While waiting for the Supreme Court to rule on the Affordable Care Act I thought often of Katie Beckett -- a woman I have never met, whose voice I have never heard, and whose picture I have seen only once.

Dan Froomkin

Losing The Broccoli Battle, Winning The War | Dan Froomkin | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate, but not before rejecting the government's main argument -- that it...

Sam Stein

Obama Believed Early Reports That Individual Mandate Had Been Declared Unconstitutional | Sam Stein | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For a brief period of time on Thursday morning, President Barack Obama was operating under the impression that a portion of his signatur...

Robin Wilkey

Local Lawmakers React To Supreme Court's Decision | Robin Wilkey | Posted 06.29.2012 | San Francisco

The Internet exploded with tweets, posts and comments on Thursday morning when the United States Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Aff...

Michael McAuliff

Dem Says Contingencies Are Set For Health Care Ruling | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the Senate Health Committee says he is ready to go with contingency legislation if the Supreme Court throws out any or a...

Jason Linkins

Mark Halperin Reckons That The Worst Thing That Could Happen To President Obama Is Anything | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

The news is that we will wait until Thursday for the Supreme Court to rule on the Affordable Care Act, so if you are planning a Michael Jackson trial-...

The Biggest Misconception About Health Care Overhaul

AP | TOM MURPHY | Posted 06.20.2012 | Money

-- One of the biggest misconceptions about President Obama's health care overhaul isn't who the law will cover, but rather who it won't. If it survi...

How We Pay For Health Care Now

Joshua Shulman | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics
Joshua Shulman

What happens right now to middle-class people who don't want to buy health insurance? Every year some of them get a serious illness, or get hit by a car. Remarkably, these people don't stay at home and die, wishing they had bought health insurance.

ObamaCare's Congressional Intent

J. Bradley Jansen | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics
J. Bradley Jansen

I expect the court to strike down the individual mandate, given the administration's inability to articulate a limiting principle to sustain it. This begs the question: Will the law be struck down in its entirety? The guide to answering this question is congressional intent.

Did Justice Thomas Take Personal Leave During the Healthcare Arguments?

David Coleman | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics
David Coleman

How can a sentient judge, responsible for casting a deciding vote in a 5-4 case -- that is widely said to be the most important of the decade -- sit through the proceedings mute for six hours?

Sam Stein

Conservative Judge Lashes Out At Obama After Remarks About Judicial Independence | Sam Stein | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The wrangling between the judicial and executive branches over President Barack Obama's health care law grew even more contentious on Tu...

The Supreme Court: Why You Should Care Even If You Hate the ACA

Emily Spitzer | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Emily Spitzer

The most sweeping domestic legislative achievement in a generation is in the Supreme Court this week, and all eyes are on the centerpiece of the health care reform law: the individual mandate.

American Crossroads: Obama Opposed Mandates Before He Made Them Law

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

The conservative big-money PAC American Crossroads is taking advantage of this week's Supreme Court arguments on the Affordable Care Act to remind vot...

Mike Sacks

Opening Day for Health Care Reform at the Supreme Court | Mike Sacks | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

Opening day in the health care cases has arrived. The line to get into the Supreme Court for a glimpse of the action started on Friday and now stre...

The Economic Case Against Obamacare's Constitutionality

Steven A. Engel | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics
Steven A. Engel

It is rare for hundreds of distinguished economists to have their day at the Supreme Court, but then again, few laws have the reach of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Legal Forecast: The Supreme Court Won't Strike Health Reform -- Part II

Douglas L. McSwain | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics
Douglas L. McSwain

Overall, Obamacare appears to be facing fair skies, despite a few clouds in the distance.

Friend of Health Reform, Friend of the Court

Robert Ross | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics
Robert Ross

It is our view that the Affordable Care Act offers the best pragmatic set of remedies to solve the crisis of our dysfunctional, too-expensive, and unfair health care system.