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Illinois Charity Get Partial Win In U.S. Supreme Court Fight Over Birth Control

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2014 | Chicago

(Adds U.S. Department of Justice comment) By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court said ...

Supreme Court Halts Birth Control Mandate For Catholic Group

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 03.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Only hours before the law was to take effect, a Supreme Court justice on Tuesday blocked implementation of part of President Barac...

Conservatives Continue Attacking Roberts

The Huffington Post | Benjamin Hart | Posted 06.30.2012 | Politics

In the aftermath of John Roberts' surprise majority opinion to uphold President Obama's health care law, many right-wingers continued their attack on ...

Obamacare Predictions Roundup

The Huffington Post | Benjamin Hart | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

On Thursday, just after 10 a.m., the big moment will finally arrive: The Supreme Court will hand down its ruling on the Affordable Care Act, President...

Mark Blumenthal

Obamacare Ruling: How Will The Public React?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two new polls show that when the U.S. Supreme Court hands down its much-anticipated ruling on President Barack Obama's signature health ...

Why Was There No Backlash To The Individual Mandate In Massachusetts?

The New Republic | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

BOSTON—One of the most interesting stories about health care reform in Massachusetts, where I’m on a learning tour this week, is a story that neve...

SCOTUS: No Cameras, but a Place on the Sidewalk for Everyman

Kathie McClure | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics
Kathie McClure

I began my epic 92-hour urban camp-out on the sidewalk in front of the Supreme Court on Friday afternoon. Tents are not allowed, so I assembled a folding chair, a plastic tarp, and a sleeping bag to protect me from the elements.

The Activist Supreme Court

Washington Post | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics

Three days of Supreme Court arguments over the health-care law demonstrated for all to see that conservative justices are prepared to act as an altern...

Jason Linkins

Supreme Court Health Care Decision: Does Worst-Case Scenario Have Bright Side For Obamacare?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

So, for the second day in a row, Jeffrey Toobin has emerged from the Supreme Court sessions over the Affordable Care Act to declare that the governmen...

Court Weighs Final Arguments Over Health Care

Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

By James Vicini and Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON--The fate of President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul will be on the line on Wednesday when th...

Court Weighs Crucial Questions

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Concluding three days of fervent, public disagreement, a Supreme Court seemingly split over ideology will now wrestle in private about w...

Mike Sacks

Health Reform Cases Reach Final Day In Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Having tackled, and perhaps terminated, the individual mandate on Tuesday, the Supreme Court will spend its third and final day of the h...

Sam Stein

Obama Administration Finds OptImism In Supreme Court Argument

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was not the best or easiest of days for Donald Verrilli. The U.S. solicitor general, arguing the highest profile case to reach th...

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...

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...

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. ...

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.

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...

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 ...

Supreme Court Has Multiple Options On Health Care Ruling

AP | MARK SHERMAN and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has several options in ruling on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, from upholding the law to strikin...

States Shocked, Shocked at Medicaid Expansion

Emily Spitzer | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics
Emily Spitzer

This is hardly the first time, and likely not the last, that the federal government has moved the Medicaid floor. But this time it came attached to a political chew toy.