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Obama wins big in Supreme Court health care ruling (“…a monumental legal victory, enshrining the centerpiece of his agenda and ensuring that the pitched political battle over the nation’s health care laws will continue through the November election. “)

Obama wins big in Supreme Court health care ruling

Politico ^ | June 28, 2012 | By JONATHAN ALLEN and JENNIFER HABERKORN

Posted on Thursday, June 28, 2012 11:47:50 AM by Oldeconomybuyer

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The Supreme Court upheld President Barack Obama’s signature health care law Thursday, handing him a monumental legal victory, enshrining the centerpiece of his agenda and ensuring that the pitched political battle over the nation’s health care laws will continue through the November election.

In the court’s most consequential decision since it awarded the presidency to George W. Bush in 2000, Chief Justice John Roberts, a Bush appointee, joined with the court’s liberal wing to validate the entire law, including its controversial “individual mandate.”

In siding for the first time with liberals on a 5-4 decision, Roberts intertwined the legacy of his court with that of Obama’s presidency.

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via Obama wins big in Supreme Court health care ruling.

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