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Health care law subsidies seem to divide Supreme Court justices
San Francisco Chronicle

Sharply divided along familiar lines, the Supreme Court took up a politically charged new challenge to President Obama’s health overhaul Wednesday in a dispute over the tax subsidies that make insurance affordable for millions of Americans. The outcome in what Justice Elena Kagan called “this never-ending saga” of Republican-led efforts to kill the Affordable Care Act appears to hinge on the votes of Chief Justice John Roberts, whose vote saved the law three years ago, and Justice Anthony Kennedy.