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Obamacare case began when conservative lawyer saw possible flaw in law
Obamacare case began when conservative lawyer saw possible flaw in law

The case that comes before the Supreme Court on Wednesday with the potential to unravel President Obama's landmark healthcare law began in a conference room at the American Enterprise Institute, a few blocks from the White House and the K Street corridor. It was December 2010, and voters had recently elected a new crop of Republicans, many of whom had ridden to victory on their objections to Obamacare. GOP attorneys general in several states, along with a major business group, had headed to court in Florida, arguing the entire law was unconstitutional. With the counterattack gaining strength, conservative lawyers and activists gathered at AEI, a conservative think tank, to look...

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