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Justices signal possible trouble ahead for health insurance mandate
Imperial Valley Press Online

The Supreme Court’s conservative justices Tuesday laid into the new requirement that Americans have health insurance as the court began a much-anticipated second day of arguments on President Obama’s 2010 healthcare law.

Even before the Obama administration’s top lawyer could get three minutes into his defense of the mandate, the justices accused the government of pushing for excessive authority to require Americans to buy anything.