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Supreme Court Individual Mandate

Individual Mandate Upheld, Supreme Court Ruling Defers To Obama And Congress

The Huffington Post | Dan Froomkin | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics

Chief Justice John Roberts ultimately sided with the Supreme Court's four liberals in upholding the Affordable Care Act, in effect showing the deferen...

Jennifer Bendery

House Progressives Ready To Push Single-Payer Option If Health Care Law Struck Down | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The last thing House progressives want is for the Supreme Court to strike down President Barack Obama's health care law. But if the high...

ObamaCare's Congressional Intent

J. Bradley Jansen | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics
J. Bradley Jansen

I expect the court to strike down the individual mandate, given the administration's inability to articulate a limiting principle to sustain it. This begs the question: Will the law be struck down in its entirety? The guide to answering this question is congressional intent.

Jennifer Bendery

Mitch McConnell Warns Obama To 'Back Off' Supreme Court Justices | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Thursday that President Barack Obama "crossed a dangerous line" this week with his S...

Jennifer Bendery

White House Spokesman Recasts Obama's Comments On Possible 'Unprecedented' Health Care Ruling | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney spent Wednesday parsing words in defense of President Barack Obama's claim that it would be "unpr...

Jennifer Bendery

White House Spokesman: 'No Contingency Plan' If Supreme Court Rejects Individual Mandate | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Wednesday that the administration does not have a backup plan in the event that the Supreme Cour...

The Supreme Court, the Affordable Care Act, and the Slippery Slope

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 05.28.2012 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

If the conservative justices on the Supreme Court, who are, after all, very good lawyers, rely on bad arguments to defend a decision to invalidate the Affordable Care Act, then we know something is going on.

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...

Sam Stein

Supreme Court Clerks Predict Health Care Reform Will Be Upheld | Sam Stein | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The lawyers who know the Supreme Court justices best seem largely certain that they'll uphold the president's health care law following ...