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Meet The Man Arguing Health Care Case For Obama

AP | By PETE YOST | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 16 appearances before the Supreme Court, Donald Verrilli has advocated for the rights of death row inmates and has successfully argue...

As Court Showdown Nears, Our Healthcare System Still a Mess

Rose Ann DeMoro | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics
Rose Ann DeMoro

The wholesale domination of our health by the same Wall Street types who tanked our economy is exactly what has caused the falling health barometers on access, cost, and quality.

High Court Makes Decision On Health Care Arguments

AP | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has added another 30 minutes to upcoming arguments over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The sessions no...

John Celock

'Conservatives On Steroids' Block Funding | John Celock | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

The growing ideological rift in the Kansas Republican Party has engulfed the implementation of the federal health care reform law, leaving the future ...

GOP Senate Candidate Slams 'Obamacare'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Former Sen. George LeMieux (R-Fla.), has added his name to an amicus brief supporting a lawsuit against President Barack Obama's health care plan, th...

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court Makes Big Announcement On Obama Health Care Law | Mike Sacks | Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- March madness is coming to the Supreme Court next year. The justices have designated three days, March 26 to March 28, as the oral argum...

Health Care Reform Is Here!

Douglas L. McSwain | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics
Douglas L. McSwain

The health reform Act has ten separate parts and the vast majority of its provisions are not subject to any legal challenge. Those waiting for a ruling before taking steps to get ready for what the law requires may want to reconsider.

Mike Sacks

GOP Senators Push For Inside Info On Justice Elena Kagan | Mike Sacks | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans have written a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder asking him to cooperate with their inquiry into whether Justice...

Supremes Will Uphold Obamacare to Keep Insurance Market from Collapsing

Wendell Potter | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Moderate conservative Anthony Kennedy will, I'm confident, recognize that without the law, the free-market system of health insurance, so highly valued by conservatives, will implode, sooner rather than later.

'They're The Same F***ing Bill'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

Jonathan Gruber, an M.I.T. economist hired by Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney to help craft health care reform, sharply criticized the Republican presi...

C-SPAN's Big Ask Of The Supreme Court

Posted 11.16.2011 | Media

C-SPAN has asked the Supreme Court to let C-SPAN cameras into its courtroom. The Supreme Court agreed this week to hear oral arguments challenging ...

How Pot Could Save Obama's Health Care Law

Mother Jones | Stephanie Mencimer | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics

On Monday morning, the Supreme Court announced that it will consider the constitutionality of the Obama health care reform law this term, guaranteeing...

The Supreme Court Cannot Have Its Own Conflict of Interest -- Justices Thomas and Scalia Must Recuse Themselves

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

When Judge Clarence Thomas' wife is directly connected to an anti-health care lobbying group, and both he and Judge Antonin Scalia attend conservative fundraisers, they have no option but to recuse themselves.

Obama Health Care Law Debate Could Go Beyond The Court

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul divided the nation from the day he signed it into law, and that seems unlike...

'Impartial' Supreme Court Justices Raise Money for Opponents of Health Care Law

Bob Edgar | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics
Bob Edgar

Suppose you were party to a lawsuit and you learned that the judge handling your case was hobnobbing with lawyers on the other side and helping to raise money for a group dedicated to defeating you in court?

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court To Take Up Obama Health Care Law | Mike Sacks | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an order released on Monday morning, the Supreme Court announced that it will hear more than five hours of oral argument in the chall...

Health Care Law Case Could Soon Be On Supreme Court Docket

AP | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court could decide as early as Nov. 10 whether to hear a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul this ter...

Chamber Of Commerce Wades Into Health Care Constitutionality Question

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which has been a fierce opponent of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, is taking a more nuance...

Law Headed To Supreme Court As Election Season Picks Up

Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

By MARK SHERMAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's landmark health care overhaul appears headed for a Supreme Court ruli...

States, Small-Business Group Ask SCOTUS To Strike Down Entire Health Care Law

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON — States and a business group opposed to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul asked the S...

Supreme Court Takes No Action On Virginia Health Care Case

AP | Posted 06.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has taken no action on Virginia's call for speedy review of the health care law. Virginia Attorney General Ken C...

Supreme Court REJECTS First Challenge To Health Care Reform

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has turned down the first preliminary challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The decision M...