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A look at Obamacare’s top constitutional challenges

Posted 6 months, 19 days ago.

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The official launch of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was rocky at best on Tuesday. But a bevy of court challenges pose some potentially formidable obstacles for the gigantic federal-state program.

Top resources for making sense of Obamacare

Posted 6 months, 20 days ago.

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In the shadow of a government shutdown, President Barack Obama’s signature Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, is set in motion today with the opening of health insurance exchanges. Here’s a roundup of the best tools and resources to help you make sense of Obamacare and what it might mean for you.

Lincoln’s comments from 1861 relevant to today’s government shutdown

Posted 6 months, 20 days ago.

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In this commentary, Chris Edelson from American University says Abraham Lincoln’s message to Congress in 1861 about accepting election outcomes is still relevant today.

Reviewing the 14th Amendment debt ceiling argument

Posted 6 months, 22 days ago.

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Nancy Pelosi’s recent comments about using the 14th Amendment to avoid the debt ceiling aren’t new, and in fact, they invoke an extensive argument from 2011 about the Constitution and Congress.

The House’s budget gambit could be costly politically

Posted 6 months, 28 days ago.

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Tad DeHaven, a Cato Institute budget analyst and former Indiana state budget official, explains how the Washington shutdown battle could leave conservatives staring at a bigger government budget, despite their efforts to cut spending.