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Obamacare challengers' ridiculous claims head to the Supreme Court
Obamacare challengers' ridiculous claims head to the Supreme Court

Having saved the 2010 Affordable Care Act from a legal assault in 2012, the Supreme Court again finds itself holding the fate of Obamacare in its hands. The court is slated to hear arguments Wednesday in King vs. Burwell, a lawsuit that claims federal insurance subsidies should be available only to people buying coverage on exchanges set up by their state governments — and not to people in the 34 states that let Washington set up their exchanges for them. If the lawsuit prevails, it could cause premiums to rise uncontrollably in those states while denying millions of Americans the coverage they badly need. It would also render the insurance reforms at the heart of Obamacare...

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