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How Much Will Obama Care if Healthcare Law Is Overturned?

How Much Will Obama Care if Healthcare Law Is Overturned?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — President Obama obviously has much to lose if the Supreme Court overturns much of the Affordable Care Act, the signature legislative achievement of his first term.Already, the naysayers have chastised the president…

What Are the Odds Supreme Court Will Overturn Healthcare Law?

What Are the Odds Supreme Court Will Overturn Healthcare Law?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — With a Supreme Court decision imminent on President Obama’s healthcare law, people around the world are gambling more than their health insurance on the court’s ruling that could come Monday.From New York to London…

Betting Markets Predict Supreme Court Will Strike Down Individual Mandate

Betting Markets Predict Supreme Court Will Strike Down Individual Mandate

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — As America waits for the Supreme Court to rule on Obama’s health care law, people around the world are gambling more than their health insurance on the court’s decision. From New York to London, traders on the politi…

Romney Plan for Pre-Existing Conditions Draws Fire from Dems

Romney Plan for Pre-Existing Conditions Draws Fire from Dems

Mario Tama/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Mitt Romney this week has been highlighting his opposition to Obamacare, telling voters and donors of his eagerness to see the U.S. Supreme Court strike the law down and a willingness to do the deed from the White…

GOP Livestream Shows Obamacare Petition Printing

GOP Livestream Shows Obamacare Petition Printing

Ron Chapple Studios/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Thanks to a new livestream, people who oppose Obamacare can not only sign an online petition to repeal the health care law, but also watch a live web camera shot of their petition printing.The National Repu…

Emails That Romney Tried to Hide Are Revealed

Emails That Romney Tried to Hide Are Revealed

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Once-secret emails from Mitt Romney’s time as governor that were revealed on Tuesday spurred a flurry of comments about the candidate’s support for the so-called individual mandate.  Yet there’s another issue…

New Low in Support for Health Law; Half Expect Justices to Go Political

New Low in Support for Health Law; Half Expect Justices to Go Political

Photos.com/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Last month’s hearings on the constitutionality of health care reform didn’t help its popularity: Public support for President Obama’s signature domestic legislation has hit a new low in the latest ABC News/Washington …

Romney: Obama’s Supreme Court Warning a ‘Curious Turn of Events’

Romney: Obama’s Supreme Court Warning a ‘Curious Turn of Events’

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(PEWAUKEE, Wis.) — Mitt Romney said on Tuesday that if President Obama is trying to intimidate the Supreme Court during its deliberations on the health care law, he doesn’t think “that would work,” calling the …

Obama Prepping Arguments for a Supreme Court Defeat?

Obama Prepping Arguments for a Supreme Court Defeat?

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Asked if he was preparing for the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn his signature legislative achievement, the health care law passed in 2010, President Obama said Monday he was confident the law’s constitutio…

Obama Prepping Arguments for a Supreme Court Defeat?

Obama Prepping Arguments for a Supreme Court Defeat?

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Asked if he was preparing for the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn his signature legislative achievement, the health care law passed in 2010, President Obama said Monday he was confident the law’s constitutio…

President Clinton Cites Cases He Would Have Used in Health Care Law Case

President Clinton Cites Cases He Would Have Used in Health Care Law Case

Creatas Images/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Former President Bill Clinton, who used to teach constitutional law, has a list of cases he seems surprised the Obama administration didn’t cite in its arguments defending the health care law before the U….

Justices to Vote on Health Care Law’s Individual Mandate

Justices to Vote on Health Care Law’s Individual Mandate

Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Now that the Supreme Court has heard more than six hours of arguments in the health care case, in many ways the work of the justices has just begun.On Friday, they will meet behind closed doors in their ornate confere…

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…

Health Care Law Challenger ‘Confident’ Exiting Court

Health Care Law Challenger ‘Confident’ Exiting Court

Mark 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 Delayed

Mark 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…

Santorum Jabs at Romney On Opening Day of Health Law Hearing

Santorum Jabs at Romney On Opening Day of Health Law Hearing

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Rick Santorum used the first day of the Supreme Court’s health care law hearings to paint a distinction between himself and Mitt Romney on the issue of health care reform, saying the former Massachusetts go…

Supreme Court Readies to Hear Health Care Law Arguments

Supreme Court Readies to Hear Health Care Law Arguments

iStockphoto/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…

Romney Says Obama’s Health Care Plan Is the ‘Wrong Direction’

Romney Says Obama’s Health Care Plan Is the ‘Wrong Direction’

ABC/ DONNA SVENNEVIK(METAIRIE, La.) — On the second anniversary of the passage of President Obama’s health care plan, Mitt Romney delivered a speech Friday highlighting the “wrong direction” he says the plan takes, dubbing the policy…

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

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

Mark 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…

Catholic Churches Distribute Letters Opposing Obama Healthcare Rule

Catholic Churches Distribute Letters Opposing Obama Healthcare Rule

George Doyle/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Catholic parishioners around the country were read letters Sunday morning written by church leaders railing against an Obama administration ruling that requires employers to provide health insurance plans that inc…

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