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SCOTUS Upholds Obamacare, Leaders React
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In a decisive 6-3 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday morning turned back the latest challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

The ruling handed down in King v. Burwell rejects the plaintiffs’ assertion that the PPACA does not authorize the federal government to provide insurance premium subsidies to people living in states that rely upon the federally run HealthCare.gov.

The plaintiffs in the case had challenged the specific wording “through an Exchange established by the state,” located in Section 36B of the 974-page law.

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