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Supreme Court upholds health-care law, individual mandate
|Last Edited||Brandonius Maximus Jun 28, 2012 11:58am|
|Author||Robert Barnes and N.C. Aizenman|
|Media||Newspaper - Washington Post|
|News Date||Thursday, June 28, 2012 02:30:00 PM UTC0:0|
|Description||The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the individual health-insurance mandate that is at the heart of President Obama’s landmark health-care law, saying the mandate is permissible under Congress’s taxing authority. |
The potentially game-changing, election-year decision — a major victory for the White House less than five months before the November elections --will help redefine the power of the national government and affect the health-care choices of millions of Americans.