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Health Care in the Hands of the Court
Op-Ed: New York Times

Two and a half years ago, the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act by a single vote. This year alone, between 8 million and 11 million Americans have been able to get health insurance that they did not have before, according to a new analysis by The Times.

But this remarkable success has endured relentless attacks by the law’s dogged opponents, who will not stop until they have destroyed it. They lost in their efforts to gut the law in 2012. They could get another chance as early as Monday. That is when the justices are expected to announce whether they have agreed to hear the latest challenge, which takes aim at four words — “established by the State” — buried deep within the 900-page law.