king v. burwell
And some sorry stumbles.
If Democrats and Republicans can work together to take a "mend it, don't end it" approach to Obamacare, it could be a defining moment.
“It’s hard not to have a big year at the Supreme Court,” she said.
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In the words of the Chief Justice Roberts in the majority opinion in the case, "Congress passed the Affordable Care Act to improve health insurance markets, not to destroy them." Those words could not be more true.
The Supreme Court's decision in the King v. Burwell decision is a victory for the millions of Americans who need financial assistance to afford health insurance coverage.