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Sam Stein

Language Experts Make An Interesting Case For Why Obamacare Will Be Preserved

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It’s difficult to think of when so much has ever ridden on the interpretation of just six words. But that’s how things stand in the ...

John Roberts Could Again Swing Obamacare Case In Government's Favor

Reuters | Posted 04.26.2015 | Politics

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Three years ago, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts cast the tie-breaking vote...

For Obamacare Challengers, A Supreme Court Case Built For Speed

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2015 | Politics

By Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON, Feb 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court case that could shatter President Barack Obama's healthcare law...

Here's Who's Most Likely To Lose Coverage If The Supreme Court Guts Obamacare

Pew's Stateline | Michael Ollove | Posted 02.12.2015 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Supreme Court Rejects New Challenge To Obamacare Law

Reuters | Posted 03.14.2015 | Politics

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up another broad challenge to Pres...

Jeffrey Young

Supreme Court Could Kick 10 Million People Off Health Insurance

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.09.2015 | Business

The argument is over just seven words in the law.

Will John Roberts Crush Obamacare The Second Time Around?

TPM | Posted 11.27.2014 | Politics

Chief Justice John Roberts may be feeling a flash of déjà vu....

Death Panel?

Jonathan Schmock | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics
Jonathan Schmock

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States Prepare For Another Major Supreme Court Ruling On Obamacare

Bloomberg Businessweek | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics

Delaware and Illinois have plans to work around a potential Supreme Court ruling that could block millions of Americans from receiving subsidies to bu...

Dana Liebelson

9 Reasons Why The Challenge To Obamacare Could Fail

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Friday that it would hear another challenge to the Affordable Care Act in a case that could destroy Obamacare. But th...

Chief Justice Roberts' Bait and Switch

Duncan Hosie | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics
Duncan Hosie

Roberts' record is troubling in its own right. But it is even more troubling when contrasted with the promises he made to the Senate, and the American people, in his confirmation hearing.

Polls Show That People Care Obamacare Cares

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Finally, something other than a love for pizza has brought Americans together. Happiness over their health coverage with the Affordable Care Act. Go figure.

Outnumbered: Outlandish, Outdated, Overtly Biased

Trish DeLuca | Posted 08.31.2014 | Media
Trish DeLuca

The luxury was mine from 11 a.m. until about 12:30 p.m. today. I flipped to a couple of television channels, walked a friend's dog, and intermittently...

Sam Stein

White House, Democrats Plot Response To Hobby Lobby Ruling

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration and allied Democrats on the Hill quickly began exploring potential responses to the Supreme Court’s decision ...

Laura Bassett

5 Political Operatives Just Hammered Women And Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Monday, the Supreme Court dealt a significant blow to the progressive movement, handing down decisions in two high-profile cases rega...

Healthy, Wealthy, Wise

Frank A. Weil | Posted 07.07.2014 | Impact
Frank A. Weil

Whatever one's views of individual mandates, keeping your own doctor or contraceptive coverage, the underpinnings of Obamacare offer the promise of stopping the skyrocketing costs that are threatening the quality and availability of coverage to the 55 percent of Americans who receive health insurance through their jobs.

The Debate Is Over on Repealing Obamacare

Brian Normoyle | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics
Brian Normoyle

Ten million Americans who didn't have health insurance now do and there is much more work to do moving forward. Why should we step back from that and what would conservatives like to go back to?

Hobby Lobby's Shoppers Find New Hobby In Lobbying Against Hobby Lobby

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 03.26.2014 | Business

Hobby Lobby's Facebook page turned into a social media war zone Tuesday afternoon. But people weren't fighting about crafts; they were discussing wome...

Ryan J. Reilly

Supreme Court Struggles In Hobby Lobby Case With Question Of Companies' Religious Rights

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Justices on the Supreme Court seemed to struggle Tuesday with the question of whether a private company can get out of a federal law by ...

Contraceptives and Religious Freedom

Rick Lowery, Ph.D. | Posted 03.11.2014 | Religion
Rick Lowery, Ph.D.

Legal challenges to the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) raise important questions about religious freedom -- but not the ones the plaintiffs emphasize.

Start of 2014: The Beginning of the End of Obamacare

Steven Kurlander | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

The implementation of Obamacare, with its tremendous impact on the cost and delivery of medical care to all Americans, now faces major legal objections and procedural problems. These challenges show the need for major legislative reform and judicial restraint in the near future.

Opposition to the Affordable Care Act is Rooted in Bigotry

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

Sweeping change usually brings plenty of naysayers with it. In the case of the Affordable Healthcare Act, those naysayers have been downright nasty. ...

Compromise

Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight Jr. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight Jr.

To shut down our government in protest over Obamacare is the triumph of extremism over common sense. We desperately need legislators who know how to compromise -- in order to govern.

The GOP Is Now Against Tax Breaks -- If They Help the Middle Class Buy Health Care

Jason Sattler | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics
Jason Sattler

What if I told you about a $1.3 trillion disaster passed mostly under a contortion of the Senate rules known as "reconciliation" and signed into law by a new, untested president whose legitimacy was questioned by millions?

A Year Later, Obamacare Still Constitutional, The Nation Still Hasn't Imploded

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

A year ago today, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, ruling that the individual ma...