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Federal judge lets House Republicans’ lawsuit against Obamacare advance
USA Today

House Republicans won an early round Wednesday in their legal battle against President Obama’s health care law — and, by extension, his use of executive power.

A federal district judge in the nation’s capital ruled that the GOP-controlled House has the right to challenge the law’s use of subsidies to help low-income people afford insurance coverage. That assures yet another case against Obamacare will proceed in the courts following two near-death experiences at the Supreme Court.

Republicans argued that the spending provision needed congressional approval. Without it, they said, the funds could not be spent.

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