What is absolutely clear, affirmed by the text of the 1789 Constitution, by the Tenth Amendment ratified in 1791, and by
UPDATE: 1:45 p.m. -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney later brushed off a question about whether Obama would support
I expect the court to strike down the individual mandate, given the administration's inability to articulate a limiting principle to sustain it. This begs the question: Will the law be struck down in its entirety? The guide to answering this question is congressional intent.
He said his disagreement with Obama over the comments "is not about what I think of the president as a person," but what
What the president meant, Carney said during his daily briefing, was that it would be "unprecedented" if the high court overturned
Asked if the White House was rattled by those reports, Earnest defended Verrilli as "one of the brightest legal minds in
If the conservative justices on the Supreme Court, who are, after all, very good lawyers, rely on bad arguments to defend a decision to invalidate the Affordable Care Act, then we know something is going on.
He and Chief Justice John Roberts are emerging as the seemingly pivotal votes. Arguments at the high court Tuesday focused
But the percentages still reflect what has been the conventional wisdom among those in the legal community heading into this