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Supreme Court arguments to begin in major challenge to healthcare law
Supreme Court arguments to begin in major challenge to healthcare law

The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments Wednesday morning in the latest legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act, a lawsuit that threatens to strip away federal insurance subsidies from millions of Americans and critically undermine the law’s program for expanding health coverage nationwide. The challenge – spearheaded by conservative and libertarian activists in Washington – was once considered a legal long shot. The architects of the health law, as well as many legal experts and state officials nationwide, have widely rejected the challengers’ interpretation of the law. But the outcome of King vs. Burwell, as the case is called, is now in doubt, as...

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