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  1. U.S. Supreme Court members (first row L-R) Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, (back row L-R) Associate Justice Sonia So

    GOP Regroups After Obamacare Victory

    The president is feeling better already. On Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in favor of federal Affordable Care Act subsidies, allowing income-based financial assistance for healthcare in all 50 states. The case stems from a suit claiming that the act’s language forbids the government from providing aid to people in states without their own “marketplace” healthcare exchanges. Democrats applauded the decision, but many Republicans denounced it, promising to “pick away at the law” until they get a like-minded president in the Oval Office.

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