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SCOTUS Hears Latest Obamacare Challenge
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday heard arguments in a second challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that, if affirmed, could disqualify millions of Americans from receiving billions of dollars in federal subsidies to buy health insurance.

Plaintiffs in King vs. Burwell told the justices that the wording of PPACA prohibits the federal government from offering subsidies for people in 34 states that used a federal healthcare exchange. [View transcript.]