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Ryan Grim

Health Care Mandate Will Affect Surprisingly Few People | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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) | 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.

WATCH: Supreme Court Health Reform Case Questions -- And Answers

Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

Legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act finally come to the Supreme Court on Monday, when the public will learn for the first time what the justic...

SCOTUS and Health Care Reform: We Are Arguing Over the Wrong Things

David M. Walker | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics
David M. Walker

Instead of a health care system, we have a "sick-care" system that provides perverse incentives and inadequate accountability. This misaligned incentive system encourages costly and sometimes unnecessary procedures that drive up our health care bill, and can even harm patients.

Mike Sacks

WATCH: What Happens To Health Care Loser In Supreme Court? | Mike Sacks | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

Supporters and opponents of the Affordable Care Act have spent more than two years battling in federal courts and for public opinion over the constitu...

Jeffrey Young

The Supreme Court Can't Kill All of Health Care Reform | Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.30.2012 | Business

Health care reform can't be stopped by the Supreme Court. Next week the high court will hear arguments on the constitutionality of the Affordable ...

Mike Sacks

Health Care Case Reaches Supreme Court: Courting the Conservatives (VIDEO) | Mike Sacks | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

With the U.S. Supreme Court's four-justice liberal bloc widely expected to uphold the individual mandate in the health care case it will hear next wee...

Supreme Court Has But One Real Choice: Uphold Health Law

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics
Miles J. Zaremski

Despite all the legalese that will be argued before the Supreme Court, we all must ask ourselves, just what is this thing called health care and where should it rank among the goods and services we buy, sell and use daily?

The Case for Cameras in the Supreme Court

Kathie McClure | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics
Kathie McClure

Allowing cameras, even if only for this case, is the court's best chance for protecting and preserving its honor and integrity, but time is running out.

Mike Sacks

'New And Dangerous Power': Supreme Court To Judge Health Care Mandate | Mike Sacks | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

On Tuesday next week, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act's "individual mandate," which re...

Mike Sacks

Why Supreme Court Conservative Majority Doesn't Mean Health Reform Smackdown | Mike Sacks | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

The Supreme Court will not overturn health care reform. At least if the five-justice conservative majority that brought the country Citizens United an...

High Court To Weigh Obama Health Care Law

AP | CONNIE CASS | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Death, taxes and now health insurance? Having a medical plan or else paying a fine is about to become another certainty of American...

Supreme Court Makes Decision On Televising Health Care Law Case

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court rejected requests from news organizations Friday for live, televised coverage of this month's historic arguments ...

Liberals Look For Conservative Supreme Court Allies On Health Care Law

ABC News | Ariane de Vogue | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

With less than two weeks to go before the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear six hours of oral arguments in the case challenging the constitutionality...