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  Supreme Court upholds health-care law, individual mandate
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Last EditedBrandonius Maximus  Jun 28, 2012 11:58am
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AuthorRobert Barnes and N.C. Aizenman
MediaNewspaper - Washington Post
News DateThursday, June 28, 2012 02:30:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionThe 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.
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