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How Did the Challenge to the Affordable Care Act Ever Make it to the U.S. Supreme Court?
The Health Care Blog

In 2009, when someone asked Nancy Pelosi a question implying that health reform legislation might be unconstitutional, she replied: “Are you serious?” Pelosi wasn’t alone. At the outset, many legal scholars considered the challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) both “implausible” and “frivolous.” But over the next two years, the notion that state courts might strike down the ACA took on a life of its own.

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