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Lyle Denniston / SCOTUSblog:
Don't call it a mandate — it's a tax  —  Salvaging the idea that Congress did have the power to try to expand health care to virtually all Americans, the Supreme Court on Monday upheld the constitutionality of the crucial - and most controversial — feature of the Affordable Care Act.
John Hood / National Review:
The Mandate As Tax  —  Chief John Roberts may have flinched from doing what his fellow Republican-appointed justices were willing to do — strike down the individual mandate as a violation of the Commerce Clause — but he did so in a clever way.  He resurrected an earlier argument …
Sarah Kliff / Washington Post:
For SCOTUSblog, one goal: ‘Beat everybody’ and break news of health-care ruling  —  Linda Davidson/THE WASHINGTON POST - Lyle Denniston, 81, has covered the Supreme Court for nearly six decades.  After working at several newspapers, he joined SCOTUSblog in 2004, though he says he has “no patience” for computers.
msnbc.com:
Supreme Court upholds health care law  —  Supporters of the Affordable Healthcare Act gather in front of the Supreme Court before the court's announcement of the legality of the law in Washington.  —  In a dramatic victory for President Barack Obama, the Supreme Court upheld …
John H. Cushman Jr / New York Times:
Supreme Court Lets Health Law Largely Stand  —  WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Thursday largely let stand President Obama's health care overhaul, in a mixed ruling that court observers were rushing to analyze.  —  The decision was a striking victory for the president and Congressional Democrats …
Maggie Haberman / Politico:
Romney: I'll repeal it  —  Via POLITICO's Ginger Gibson, Mitt Romney delivered a no-questions statement on the health care ruling in front of a beautiful Washington backdrop, comments in which he, as expected, said he will repeal the law: … This is the frame, along it being upheld under …
Discussion: ABCNEWS
Mike Dorning / Bloomberg:
Obama'S Legacy At Risk After Winning Health-Care Fight  —  The outcome of a 100-year fight for U.S. national health care rests on the verdict today of nine justices, who will emerge from behind a red velvet curtain.  —  Just four months before the presidential election …
Eric Kleefeld / Livewire:
DeMint: ‘Obamacare’ Still Unconstitutional — States Should Refuse To Implement It  —  Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) called on states to outright refuse to implement health care reform in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision upholding the law — which would amount to nullification by states.
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Daniel Halper / Weekly Standard:
Romney: 'If We Want to Get Rid of Obamacare, We're Going to Have to Replace President Obama'  —  Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney reacted to the Supreme Court's Obamacare decision by saying that, “if we want to get rid of Obamacare, we're going to have to replace President Obama.”
Discussion: Hot Air and The Jawa Report
Sam Baker / The Hill:
Supreme Court backs healthcare law in vindication for Obama  —  The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the insurance mandate in President Obama's healthcare law, a stinging defeat for conservatives who had insisted the law is unconstitutional.  —  The decision vindicates Obama and congressional Democrats …
Wall Street Journal:
Supreme Court Upholds Mandate as Tax  —  WASHINGTON—A divided Supreme Court largely upheld the constitutionality of the Obama administration's health-care law, in one of the most anticipated high-court rulings in a generation.  —  It upheld the mandate as a tax, in an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts.
CNN:
Romney reacts to health care ruling, renews repeal pledge
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Josh Levs / CNN:
What the health care ruling means to you
Discussion: Informed Comment
Andrew Kaczynski / BuzzFeed:   Romney In 2007: The Indvididual Mandate Is “Ultimate Conservatism”
E.J. Dionne Jr / Washington Post:
E.J. Dionne Jr.
Nancy Pelosi / CNN:
Supreme Court upholds entire health care law
Dylan Byers / Politico:
CNN, Fox blow the Supreme Court ruling
Fred Barnes / Weekly Standard:
Will the Court Revitalize the Tea Party?
CBS News:   Supreme Court upholds health care mandate
Kevin Russell / SCOTUSblog:
Court holds that states have choice whether to join medicaid expansion
Wall Street Journal:
Henninger: The President That Time Forgot
Sahil Kapur / tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com:
TPMDC  —  Republicans Drop Talk Of Health Care ‘Replace’ — For Now
Matt Negrin / ABCNEWS:
Supreme Court Health Care Ruling: The Mandate Can Stay
Discussion: Politico, CNN and ABCNEWS
TBogg:
Silver Linings & Golden Horseshoes
Bloomberg:
Do Republicans Really Want Universal Health Care?
Amy Howe / SCOTUSblog:
Anticipating the health-care decision: In Plain English
Mark Sherman / Associated Press:
High court upholds key part of Obama health law
Michael D. Shear / The Caucus:
In 2006 Video, Romney Calls Health Care Mandate ‘Essential’
DealBook:
JPMorgan Trading Loss May Reach $9 Billion  —  Losses on JPMorgan Chase's bungled trade could total as much as $9 billion, far exceeding earlier public estimates, according to people who have been briefed on the situation.  —  When Jamie Dimon, the bank's chief executive …
Conor Friedersdorf / The Atlantic Online:
Why Is Nobody Listening to Jimmy Carter's Searing Critique of America?  —  The former president accuses his post-9/11 successors of breaking the law and trampling on human rights.  That should be a bigger deal.  —  If you told the average American that there was a very powerful politician who …
Mark Murray / msnbc.com:
Polls: Obama, Romney neck-and-neck in Michigan, North Carolina, New Hampshire  —  A new round of NBC News-Marist polls shows President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney running almost neck-and-neck in three key battleground states, with Obama holding a slight advantage in Michigan and North Carolina …
Susan Page / USA Today:
‘Today’ co-host Ann Curry will bid farewell today  —  Ann Curry's voice chokes when she talks about saying goodbye this morning on NBC's Today show, years earlier than she had hoped.  —  It's “going to be a bit of a tough day,” she told USA TODAY in a 40-minute phone interview Wednesday …
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