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Pelosi: ‘No Idea’ Whether Supreme Court Will Strike Down Individual Mandate

Pelosi: ‘No Idea’ Whether Supreme Court Will Strike Down Individual MandateChris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) -- House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi Wednesday said she has “no idea” whether the Supreme Court will strike down a key provision of the health care law that she guided through Congress during her ...

Supreme Court: Can Health Act Survive Without Mandate?

Supreme Court: Can Health Act Survive Without Mandate?Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- After three days and more than six hours of arguments, Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli gave a closing statement of sorts to the justices Wednesday saying that the Affordable Care Act, "uns...

Supreme Court Hears ‘Obamacare’ Challenge on Individual Mandate

Supreme Court Hears ‘Obamacare’ Challenge on Individual MandateAlex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- In the second day of arguments regarding health care, Supreme Court justices are considering the key constitutional issue, whether the government can compel Americans to buy health insurance or pay a fine or tax. T...

House GOP Blasts ‘Malignant Tumor,’ AKA Affordable Care Act

House GOP Blasts ‘Malignant Tumor,’ AKA Affordable Care ActiStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- House Republicans Monday called on the Supreme Court to rule the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional, projecting a high degree of confidence that the entire law will be struck down when justices hand down their de...

Health Care Law Challenger ‘Confident’ Exiting Court

Health Care Law Challenger ‘Confident’ Exiting CourtMark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A key attorney general challenging the Affordable Care Act at the Supreme Court walked out of the building Monday morning predicting that the justices would rule the health care law unconstitutional.Pam Bondi, th...

Justices Seem Skeptical Heath Care Challenge Will Be Delayed

Justices Seem Skeptical Heath Care Challenge Will Be DelayedMark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- While supporters and opponents of the Affordable Care Act demonstrated outside at the Supreme Court on Monday, inside the majestic chambers the nine Justices heard arguments regarding whether it was premature for...

Supreme Court Readies to Hear Health Care Law Arguments

Supreme Court Readies to Hear Health Care Law ArgumentsiStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Hearings will get underway Monday at the U.S. Supreme Court for one of the most eagerly anticipated cases to reach the high court in decades.Justices will be determining the constitutionality of the Affordable Care...

Herman Cain, Tea Party Activists Rally Against ‘Obamacare’

Herman Cain, Tea Party Activists Rally Against ‘Obamacare’Allison Shelley/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Hundreds of Tea Party activists rallied in Washington on Saturday, demonstrating just days before the Supreme Court hears arguments on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. With the outline o...

Jim Kim Said Obama Lacks Leadership on Health Costs

Jim Kim Said Obama Lacks Leadership on Health CostsAndrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Dr. Jim Kim, President Obama’s newly-appointed nominee to head the World Bank, has previously been openly critical of President Obama and the shortcomings in his administration’s healt...

@BarackObama: Happy Birthday ‘Obamacare’

@BarackObama: Happy Birthday ‘Obamacare’Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama’s re-election campaign, which has been celebrating the Affordable Care Act all week, has officially tweeted a ‘Happy Birthday’ from the @BarackObama account.“Happy bir...

Obama Video Marks Health Care Law Anniversary

Obama Video Marks Health Care Law AnniversaryMark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama marks the two-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act with a new campaign video that recounts how “an unmet promise” of health insurance reform became “the law of the land.&r...

As Health Care Law Trial Nears, 67% Say Ditch Individual Mandate

As Health Care Law Trial Nears, 67% Say Ditch Individual MandateMark Wilson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Two-thirds of Americans say the U.S. Supreme Court should throw out either the individual mandate in the federal health care law or the law in its entirety that requires nearly all Americans to have coverage, accor...

House Votes to Repeal CLASS Act

House Votes to Repeal CLASS ActiStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to repeal a lifeless provision of the president’s health care reform law, known as the CLASS Act.By a vote of 267-159, lawmakers passed H.R. 1173, Fiscal Responsib...

Obama Admin. Files Brief Defending Individual Mandate

Obama Admin. Files Brief Defending Individual MandateiStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Obama administration on Friday filed its first merits brief on the constitutionality of a key provision of the health care law. At issue is the individual mandate that requires people to buy health insurance by...
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