Washington eyes the court for race-rattling decisions

Welcome to your Thursday trail guide, the LA Times daily tour through the twist and turns of 2016 campaign. It's a decision day at the Supreme Court, which means Washington is waiting for two rulings that will scramble the campaign -- the Obergafell vs. Hodges on gay marriage and King vs. Burwell on Obamacare subsidies. The court could hand one or both down today -- or not. Watch this space for updates.

Here's what else we're watching:

_ Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is taking this shiny, new campaign for a drive in New Hampshire today at a "Politics & Eggs" breakfast at Saint Anselm College in Manchester. Meanwhile, Twitter lit up with Jindal's arrival in the race, but not necessarily as he expected.

_ Sen. Marco Rubio is also in New Hampshire for town-hall style events, several of his Republican rivals -- Ben Carson, Mike Huckabee and John Kasich -- are storming Iowa. On the Democratic side, Sen. Bernie Sanders is holding a press conference on Washington on his plans to overhaul the estate tax, while Hillary Clinton is raising money in New York City.

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Clinton: It's time to move on

Hillary Clinton applauds the decision, as expected and urges Republicans to end the repeal push, already. Perhaps most interesting in her 220-plus word statement, is the word that's missing: Obama. Clinton makes no reference to the president and refers to the law as the Affordable Care Act, not Obamacare, as it is more widely known. Here's an excerpt:

The Affordable Care Act isn't perfect, but the evidence is clear: it's working. ... Republicans should stop trying to tear down the law and start working across party lines to build on these successes.I've fought for the promise of quality, affordable health care for every American for decades. And I'm not going to stop now. Anyone seeking to lead our country should stand up and support this decision.
Hillary Clinton

Bush: Healthcare will be 'one of' my top priorities

Jeb Bush picks up on the GOP battle cry in his statement on the court's decision. But it might prove interesting that he puts healthcare as only "one of" his top priorities, not the top priority.

This decision is not the end of the fight against Obamacare. ... As President of the United States, I would make fixing our broken health care system one of my top priorities. I will work with Congress to repeal and replace this flawed law with conservative reforms that empower consumers with more choices and control over their health care decisions.
Jeb Bush

SCOTUS decision reaction

The candidates are starting to weigh in on the King vs. Burwell decision. We'll post highlights as the statements roll in. But the first two in our inbox offer a pretty clear look at the two ends of the spectrum.

What the United States should do is join every other major nation and recognize that health care is a right of citizenship. A Medicare-for-all, single-payer system would provide better care at less cost for more Americans.
Sen. Bernie Sanders
As President, I would make it my mission to repeal it, and propose real solutions for our healthcare system. As a physician, I know Americans need a healthcare system that reconnects patients, families, and doctors, rather than growing government bureaucracy.
Sen. Rand Paul

Obama wins big at the court

Follow @davidgsavage for the details. Here's the nut of the decision, written by Roberts, no less:

Chief Justice Roberts, writing for the court, said the "tax credits are available to individuals in states that have a federal exchange." He was joined by five others, including Justice Anthony Kennedy.

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