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White House to Pursue Health-Care Appeal After Florida Ruling
San Francisco Chronicle

The Obama administration said it will appeal a Florida judge’s ruling that last year’s health-care overhaul overstepped limits on congressional power by compelling people to buy insurance.

U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson in Pensacola said yesterday that a provision of the law requiring Americans over 18 to obtain insurance coverage exceeded the power of Congress to regulate commerce under the U.S Constitution.