(Washington Post) Obamacare back before Supreme Court today

The Supreme Court on Wednesday considers the most serious challenge to the Affordable Care Act since the justices upheld it as constitutional almost three years ago.

At issue is whether millions of Americans who receive tax subsidies to buy health insurance are doing so illegally. If the justices rule that the payments are not allowed, the entire health-care law could be in jeopardy.

The latest showdown between the Obama administration and the conservative legal strategists who have targeted the law since its passage in 2010 focuses on a once obscure phrase in the legislation: “established by the State.”

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One comment on “(Washington Post) Obamacare back before Supreme Court today

  1. BlueOntario says:

    As with the question of marriage that will appear before the court soon, I suspect this case is seen by the majority of justices as a done deal. I’d like to think justices of the Supreme Court value law over social goals, but I’m not so sanguine.