The Supreme Court Reviews the Affordable Care Act

In what may be the most momentous Supreme Court case since Bush v. Gore in 2000, the nation's highest court hears arguments this week on President Obama's landmark piece of legislation, the Affordable Care Act. The hearings, which cover three days, will focus on several key points: whether the case can be heard before the penalties for not obtaining health insurance take effect, whether the individual mandate is constitutional, whether the rest of the law can stand without the individual mandate, and whether the law's Medicaid expansion is constitutional.

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