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Michael McAuliff

Lawmakers Renew Socialism, 'Let People Die' Charges

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Claims about socialism and death panels had seemingly faded from public debate about the health care reform law until Tuesday, when they...

Baking Some Humble Pie for Congress

Trevor Burrus | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics
Trevor Burrus

The challenge to the Affordable Care Act not only asks the Supreme Court to enforce the limits on congressional power explicitly listed in our Constitution, it asks for the return of some measure of humility to a Congress that self-interestedly ignored constitutional limits.

Supreme Court Throws Fate Of Health Care Law Into Question

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The fate of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul was cast into deeper jeopardy Tuesday as the Supreme Court's conservative...

Supreme Court Ruling Against Affordable Care -- A Blessing in Disguise?

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

While the Supreme Court wrestles with how to untangle the constitutional complexities of the Affordable Care Act, the politics are becoming crystal clear -- and they may ultimately benefit those of us who would like to see affordable, high-quality health care for all Americans.

Day 2 Of Supreme Court Health Care Battle

AP/Huffington Post | MARK SHERMAN and JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sharp questioning by the Supreme Court's conservative justices cast serious doubt Tuesday on the survival of the individual insurance r...

What The Supreme Court Justices Actually Said

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sharp questioning by the Supreme Court's conservative justices has cast serious doubt on the survival of the individual insurance r...

May the Supreme Court Declare Actions Unconstitutional?

Brad Reid | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics
Brad Reid

Whatever the Supreme Court decides in the current health care cases will be controversial. The resulting commentary concerning the Supreme Court's powers will doubtless sound familiar.

Mark Blumenthal

Health Care Reform Still Divides And Confuses

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the U.S. Supreme Court hearing arguments on the constitutional challenge to the Affordable Care Act, polling on the health care ref...

What the Affordable Care Act Really Means for Consumers

DeAnn Friedholm | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics
DeAnn Friedholm

If you've been listening to the uproar about the Affordable Care Act, then you're probably scared out of your wits from tales of "death panels" and "government takeover." And you'd have good reason to be concerned -- if those allegations were accurate.

Supreme Court Confronts Core Of Obama Health Care Law

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

By Joan Biskupic and James Vicini WASHINGTON--The Supreme Court confronts the core of President Barack Obama's healthcare law on Tuesday when i...

Mike Sacks

Court Continues To Weigh Arguments On Health Care

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After the Supreme Court oral arguments in the health care case Tuesday morning, the Obama administration better start preparing for the ...

Mike Sacks

TODAY: Supreme Court Weighs Main Health Care Reform Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

U.S. Supreme Court justices today begin the end of the two-year debate over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate. ...

Ryan Grim

Health Care Mandate Will Affect Surprisingly Few People

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just 2 percent of the U.S. population would be subject to the aspect of health care reform at the center of a constitutional challenge b...

'Government Is Always Violating Your Freedom'

The Huffington Post | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court began hearing arguments on Monday in the case challenging President Barack Obama's health care reform law. HuffPost's ...

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.

Can a Repeal of Obamacare Actually Help Obama in November?

Paul Heroux | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Paul Heroux

There may be no other issue that will bring out voters quite like Obamacare. A repeal may actually have the perverse effect of improving Obama's odds at re-election.

Jason Linkins

A Child's Garden Of Lies And Distortions About The Affordable Care Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics

With the Affordable Care Act now before the Supreme Court, it's worth remembering that on March 21, 2010, conservative writer David Frum took to his FrumForum site and penned a piece titled "Waterloo," a lengthy lamentation on the passage of the act. But unlike many of his ideological brethren, Frum wasn't merely upset about a Democratic victory; he was angry that the GOP had followed a foolish legislative strategy that prized taking the Obama presidency out at the knees rather than working as the loyal opposition to craft what would be the best possible bill while the debate permitted it. But the Republicans weren't willing to do much in the way of deal-making and negotiating, so here we are.

Inside The Supreme Court Justices' Styles

AP | By JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Six men and three women will emerge from behind red velvet curtains, black-robed and silent. They will step up toward a raised bench in ...

"Hands Off My Health Care!" (This Message Brought to You By the Health Insurance Industry)

Wendell Potter | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Supporters of the law should co-opt the "hands off" slogan and make it their own. That would require adding just a few more words here and there to make clear what would be lost if the law is repealed, gutted or declared unconstitutional.

Jason Linkins

WATCH: Obamacare Scare Tactics Take Ugly Turn

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

On August 21, 2009, while the Congress was in the heat of the debate over the health care reform bill that would eventually become the Affordable Care...

High Court Could Rock 2012 Elections

AP | By JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court's ruling on the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is likely to shake the presidential...

Mike Sacks

Opening Day for Health Care Reform at the Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

High Court Takes Up Affordable Care Act

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

By Joan Biskupic and James Vicini Two years after President Barack Obama signed into law a healthcare overhaul, the Supreme Court on Monday tak...

Mike Sacks

Health Care Law Hits Supreme Court: Justices Press Full Steam Ahead To Big Issues (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On opening day in the health care cases, the Supreme Court justices made clear they would not let common sense get in the way of making ...

Don't Leave Health Care in the Balance

Marc H. Morial | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics
Marc H. Morial

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear challenges to key provisions of the Affordable Care Act, the health, well-being and financial security of millions of Americans hangs in the balance.