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Boehner warns ‘no spiking of the ball’ on healthcare ruling
Los Angeles Times

As Congress awaits the Supreme Court ruling on President Obama’s healthcare legislation, House Speaker John A. Boehner had a stern warning for rank-and-file Republicans he has struggled to keep on message.

“There will be no spiking of the ball,” Boehner wrote in a memo to GOP lawmakers. Even though Republicans have opposed the law, and tried to repeal it, there will be no celebrations if the court strikes down the law or parts of it.

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