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Judges seem skeptical over latest challenge to health care law
Sacramento Bee

The seemingly endless legal war over health care found an esoteric new front Thursday, as appellate judges considered where certain bills should originate.

Amid references to various 18th-century Founding Fathers, some of them obscure, skeptical-sounding judges weighed claims that the Affordable Care Act’s so-called individual mandate is invalid because it violates an under-appreciated part of the Constitution called the Origination Clause.

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