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Healthcare law’s day in court
Los Angeles Times

When the Supreme Court takes up the 2010 healthcare reform law this week, the legal and political arguments will be in near-perfect alignment. And the stakes couldn’t be higher on either front. The court briefs echo the themes that President Obama’s Republican rivals are sounding on the campaign trail: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which they derisively call “Obamacare,” is an attack on freedom, epitomizing the administration’s disregard for constitutional limits on federal power and disrespect for citizens’ rights to make decisions for themselves.