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Health Care Lawsuit

Michael McAuliff

House Authorizes Lawsuit Against President Obama | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A day before going on vacation and heading into the election season, Republicans in the House of Representatives passed a resolution Wed...

Obamacare Opponents' Last -- and Most Far-Fetched -- Stand

Ron Pollack | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
Ron Pollack

Opponents of the law have filed four lawsuits designed to stop families from obtaining the very thing that allows them to afford their health insurance premiums: tax credit subsidies.

Mike Sacks

Obama Administration Files Health Care Law Defense With Supreme Court | Mike Sacks | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Friday afternoon submitted its opening brief to the Supreme Court defending the constitutionality of the law...

The Simple Answer to the "Individual Mandate" Question

Paul Abrams | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Now that the Obama administration has decided to appeal directly to the Supreme Court, the question is front-and-center.

Mike Sacks

Who's Urging Supreme Court To Listen To GOP Judge On Health Care? | Mike Sacks | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When the Justice Department submitted a petition to the Supreme Court yesterday urging it to declare once and for all that the 2010 heal...

Affordable Care Act 'Ultimately Will Be Upheld in Its Entirety'

Ron Pollack | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics
Ron Pollack

To suggest that Americans are better off without these new rights is ludicrous. Florida judge Roger Vinson's ruling is simply conservative judicial activism run amok.

Why Today's Health Care Lawsuit Could Matter Most

Time | Kate Pickert | Posted 08.08.2011 | Politics

The Affordable Care Act is back in court on Wednesday, with the government and a coalition of 26 states presenting arguments in an Atlanta courtroom f...

Florida Judge Refuses To Halt Health Care Law

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MIAMI (Reuters) - A federal judge in Florida on Thursday refused to order the Obama administration to stop implementing its far-reaching healthcare la...

Federal Judge Rules Health Care Provision Unconstitutional

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Moments ago, a district judge in Virginia ruled that the Affordable Care Act's individual requirement to purchase health care coverage violated the Co...

Sam Stein

Obama Administration Scores Legal Victory On Health Care | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration won a victory Thursday in the winding legal debate surrounding the president's signature health care law, as a ...

Sam Stein

Virginia Panel Acknowledges Utility Of Individual Mandate, Urges State To Build Off Of Obamacare | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Virginia's attorney general may have successfully challenged the president's health care law in court. Its governor may have spent the last few days s...

Health Care Ruling To Be Appealed By Justice Department

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Justice Department said on Tuesday it intends to appeal to a U.S. appeals court a ruling by a judge in Virginia declaring a...

Virgina Ruling Bolster's John Suthers's Anti-Health Reform Case

Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers took a lot of heat when he joined with nearly 20 Republican attorneys general to file a lawsuit against the nat...

Federal Judge Rules Health Care Reform Provision Unconstitutional

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A federal judge declared the foundation of President Barack Obama's health care law unconstitutional Monday, ruling that the gov...

The Right-Wing Attorneys General Fight Against the Poor

Ron Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ron Pollack

The suit by the attorneys general is clearly part and parcel of a political attack against the Affordable Care Act. That political attack, however, can do cruel damage to low-income, uninsured people who need health coverage but can't afford it.

Sam Stein

Henry Hudson, Judge In Health Care Lawsuit, Has Financial Ties To Attorney General Bringing The Case | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The federal judge set to issue one of the first decisions on the Obama administration's health care law has financial ties to both the attorney genera...

Sam Stein

Kentucky AG: Health Care Lawsuits Are Baseless Tea Party Meanderings | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The attorney general of Kentucky is dismissing calls from leading Republican officials to sue the federal government to block the recently passed heal...

Geoffrey Blue: Democratic Lawmakers In Colorado Are Trying To

The Colorado Independent | Joseph Boven | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER-- Another front may be opening soon in the battle over health reform in Colorado. Deputy Attorney General Geoffrey Blue told the Colorado Indep...

Former Colorado Supreme Court Justice Jean Dubofsky: HCR Lawsuit "Stands Little Chance Of Success"

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

.Former Colorado Supreme Court Justice Jean Dubofsky says Attorney General John Suthers is wasting his time and taxpayers' money by joining a lawsuit ...

Texas Attorney General Was For A Health Care Mandate Before He Was Against Them

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the state attorney generals who has signed onto a nationally-watched lawsuit to overturn health reform is Republican Greg Abbott of Texas. The ...

Ephram Nehme Sues Anthem Blue Cross For Automatically Denying 'Medically Necessary Liver Transplant'

The Huffington Post | Adam J. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Ephram Nehme wanted to visit a doctor. Turns out he also needed to hire a lawyer. His trial begins today in a Los Angeles courtroom, where Nehme is a...