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With latest Supreme Court endorsement, Obamacare appears cemented into law

With latest Supreme Court endorsement, Obamacare appears cemented into law

The Affordable Care Act, upheld in a decisive 6-3 Supreme Court ruling Thursday, is now virtually assured of surviving as a permanent feature of the American healthcare system. Republicans' chances of repealing the law, which provides health coverage to more than 20 million Americans, all but evaporated after the strongly worded decision written by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. It was the second time in three years that the high court had turned aside a legal threat to the law, one of President Obama's signature achievements. With no serious Republican alternatives and a historic expansion in medical coverage well underway, Obamacare is about as firmly ensconced as a...

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