Supreme Court Rules on Affordable Care Act

 

On Thursday, June 28th, 2012 the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its ruling on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. Compiled here are stories leading up to the momentous decision as well as analysis and reaction following the ruling.

 
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Change Your Income, Change Your Health Insurance Plan
People aren't locked into the plan they chose through the health exchanges if their income changes during the year. But you've got just 60 days to make the switch to a cheaper plan.

Supreme Court Will Hear Challenge To Ohio Ban On Campaign Lies
The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday testing whether states can make it a crime to lie about candidates during an election campaign.

High Court To Consider Political Lies, Future Of Broadcasting
The Supreme Court on Tuesday hears arguments in two high-profile cases that could affect video sharing on the Internet, and the telling of untruths in the political marketplace.
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Updated Obamacare Enrollment Exceeds Estimates
President Obama said enrollment under the Affordable Care Act reached 8 million after the deadline was extended by 2 weeks. The figure represents a turnaround from the disastrous debut of the website.
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Week In Politics: A Deal On Ukraine And Health Care Numbers
Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the breakthrough Ukraine deal and the new health care enrollment numbers.
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Obama: Your Question, Ms. Keith?
I had been NPR's White House correspondent for four months. On Thursday, I asked my first question at a presidential press conference. This is how it happened.

Obama: Affordable Care Act Enrollment Hits 8 Million
At a White House briefing, the president referred to the Affordable Care Act, saying "this thing is working," and urged Republicans to stop trying to repeal the law.

Following Enrollment Deadline, Health Care Focus Turns To States
President Obama met Thursday with insurance company executives and a separate group of insurance regulators from the states, discussing their mutual interest in administering the new health care law.
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Ohio's Law Against Political Lying Heads To Supreme Court
Can a state law prevent political campaigns from doling out misinformation? Guest host Celeste Headlee learns more from The Plain Dealer's Sabrina Eaton.
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Nobel Prize-Winning Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies At 87
The Colombian-born author of One Hundred Years of Solitude had been in failing health for some time.

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