The health care overhaul’s reach stretches far beyond the millions of uninsured Americans it is expected to help. It also could touch everything from the drug choices to doctor bills of people who have insurance through work. The law isn’t expected to prompt sudden, radical changes for workers. So you probably won’t lose your job [...]
NEW YORK — The glitch-plagued rollout of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul was the top news story of 2013, followed by the Boston Marathon bombing and the dramatic papal changeover at the Vatican, according to The Associated Press’ annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors. The saga of “Obamacare” — as the Affordable [...]
WASHINGTON — A possible misunderstanding about President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul could cloud U.S. Supreme Court deliberations on its fate, leaving the impression that the law’s insurance requirement is more onerous than it actually is. During the recent oral arguments some of the justices and the lawyers appearing before them seemed to be under [...]
WASHINGTON — The survival of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul rests with a Supreme Court seemingly split over ideology and, more particularly, in the hands of two Republican-appointed justices. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy put tough questions to administration lawyers defending the health care law during three days of arguments [...]
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it will use an unprecedented week’s worth of argument time in late March to decide the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul before the 2012 presidential elections. The high court scheduled arguments for March 26th, 27th and 28th over the Patient Protection and Affordable [...]
WASHINGTON — C-SPAN is asking the Supreme Court to let it broadcast live next spring’s arguments over President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. The not-for-profit network’s CEO, Brian Lamb, made the request by letter on Tuesday. There was no immediate response from the justices. Lamb says the health care arguments will affect “every American’s life, [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A small-business group opposed to the health care overhaul is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down the entire law, not just the core requirement to buy health insurance or pay a penalty. The National Federation of Independent Business filed an appeal Wednesday …
RICHMOND, Va. — Two appointees of President Barack Obama have been selected for the three-judge federal appeals court panel reviewing his health care overhaul in Virginia. Judges Andre Davis and James Wynn were randomly selected …
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Top Senate Democrats are warning House Speaker-elect John Boehner they’ll block any Republican effort to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court has turned down the first preliminary challenge to President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. The decision Monday to reject an appeal from a former Republican state lawmaker …
A federal judge ruled Thursday that parts of a lawsuit by 20 states seeking to void the Obama administration’s health care overhaul can go to trial, saying he wants hear additional arguments from both sides over whether the law is unconstitutional.
WASHINGTON — Justice Stephen Breyer predicted Thursday that the Supreme Court will one day pass judgment on this year’s health care overhaul.