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If Mandate Is Defeated, Obama Will Need Help From Allies to Salvage Health Law
The Health Care Blog

When Barack Obama ran for president in 2008, he insisted the nation could fix its health care system without requiring everyone to carry insurance. As the Supreme Court prepares to weigh in on the health law, Obama is facing the possibility that he may have to make good on his campaign claim. Experts consider the requirement to hold insurance, known as the individual mandate, to be the most legally vulnerable part of the law.

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