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The Supreme Court & Obamacare Round II

Harold Lloyd | Posted 04.30.2015 | Politics
Harold Lloyd

The plaintiffs in King v. Burwell argue that federal subsidies under the Affordable Care Act (the "ACA") are lawful only in states which have set up their own health care exchanges. This case is now pending before the United States Supreme Court, and the very survival of the ACA could be at stake.

Here's Who's Most Likely To Lose Coverage If The Supreme Court Guts Obamacare

Pew's Stateline | Michael Ollove | Posted 02.12.2015 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Will John Roberts Crush Obamacare The Second Time Around?

TPM | Posted 11.27.2014 | Politics

Chief Justice John Roberts may be feeling a flash of déjà vu. ...

Death Panel?

Jonathan Schmock | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics
Jonathan Schmock


Health, Sensuality and the Supreme Court's New Feudalism

M. Gregg Bloche, M.D., J.D. | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics
M. Gregg Bloche, M.D., J.D.

Hiding sensuality behind health, instead of celebrating it, devalues the erotic lives of women and men. More than that, our political embarrassment about sex has leveraged the power of the wealthy to control the intimate lives of others.

Women of America, Beware! SCOTUS Wants to Party Like It's 1969

Nancy Howell Lee | Posted 09.09.2014 | Women
Nancy Howell Lee

The hate-filled vehemence of the anti-abortion forces has continued without cease and, if anything, grown in vehemence.

A Tale of Two Siblings, the ACA, and the Supreme Court

Drew Altman, Ph.D. | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
Drew Altman, Ph.D.

There is a part of the Affordable Care Act that is not at all working as originally envisioned, because the Supreme Court dramatically altered the structure of the law when it ruled that the expansion of Medicaid should be voluntary for states.

High Court Passes On Obamacare Suit

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned away a Christian university's attempt to overturn a key part of the Obama administration's health car...

Broccoli Is Your Best Bet In Rudy Baylor's ObamaCare Marketplace

Amy Dardashtian | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics
Amy Dardashtian

Right now, in every state across America, teams of people are building websites that will change the health care landscape in this country. These "Health Insurance Exchanges" will offer Americans government-run health insurance plans.

Why The GOP's Resistance To Medicaid Expansion Is Eroding | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX—Jan Brewer, Arizona’s feisty Republican governor, is better known for wagging her finger at President Obama than for linking arms with him...

Life Support and Taxes

J.D. Kleinke | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics
J.D. Kleinke

Making people obtain and maintain health insurance is not the nanny state; it is grow-up time. The nanny state is what we have today, prior to full implementation of Obamacare, and what we have had since the 1986 passage of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act.

Justice Refuses To Block Health Care Rule

AP | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Wednesday denied a request to block part of the federal health care law that requires empl...

Supreme Court Orders Federal Appeals Court To Consider Health Care Challenge

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has revived a Christian college's challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul, with the acquiescenc...

Details Emerge On John Roberts' Health Care Flip

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics

Three months after the Supreme Court handed down its landmark ruling on President Obama's health care law, new details have emerged on Chief Justice J...

Christina Wilkie

The Partner: Jane Roberts Breaks The Mold Of Supreme Court Wives | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a city where access equals power, spouses can wield outsized influence. Earlier this year, President Barack Obama cited conversations...

Ginsburg Sheds Light On Health Care Decision

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

* Jurist, 79, has survived two bouts with cancer * Voices optimism for liberal wing in new court term By Joan Biskupic ...

Obama Owns Obamacare After Affirmation

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama, emboldened by the Supreme Court's affirmation of his health care overhaul, is now embracing the law while campai...

What the Health Law Really Means for New Yorkers

James R. Knickman | Posted 09.25.2012 | New York
James R. Knickman

We need to do a much better job of helping people understand what the health care law means for them. It's complicated, but we can give some basics, at least. Let me take a stab at answering some of the pressing questions I'm hearing over and over.

The Supreme Court Dodges a Bullet?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Deepak Chopra

Now that the dust is settling around the Supreme Court's decision upholding national health care, it's possible that the justices saved themselves as well as the Affordable Care Act.

Dem Govs Attack Sarah Palin's 'Lie'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics

As the National Governors Association conference kicks off Friday, the nation's Democratic governors are attacking what they say are lies being told b...

Small Business Owners Concerned About the Impact of the Supreme Court's Affordable Care Act Ruling

Kristie Arslan | Posted 09.11.2012 | Small Business
Kristie Arslan

As the nation sorts out the details of the Supreme Court ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, one thing is clear: the nation's 22 million self-employed and micro-business owners are still worried about rising health care costs.

Grim Reapealers

John Krifka | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
John Krifka

to Americans ...

Jon Ward

Newt Gingrich Says John Roberts' Healthcare Ruling 'Probably Healthy For The Country' | Jon Ward | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON – Former GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said Wednesday that while he was surprised by the Supreme Court's decision last month t...

The Return of the Nullifiers

Josh Horwitz | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

In this era of polarized politics, it is not surprising that some on the right are up in arms about the Supreme Court's recent decision on health care. And I do mean -- literally -- up in arms. But the Affordable Care Act is the law of the land. It was enacted by duly constituted authority. It was passed by both the House of Representatives and the Senate. It was signed by President Barack Obama. It was upheld as constitutional by the Supreme Court. There is only one place for frustrated citizens to pass judgment on the wisdom of the law; at the ballot box in November. Calls for nullification, as the Court noted in Cooper v. Aaron, render our Constitution a "solemn mockery." Such calls also embolden the actions of others who will throw the bricks, sticks, and rocks; issue the threats; and brandish the guns.

Are These Judges Really Conservatives?

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics
Bennett L. Gershman

The label "conservative" is really meaningless to these people. An "activist" judge is fine, as long as his or her activism supports your politics.