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Waiting (and Sleeping) in Line, for View of Health Care History
New York Times

Time becomes an abstract concept after you have spent 47 hours sitting on the sidewalk outside the Supreme Court. Searching her memory, Kathie McClure, a 57-year-old trial lawyer from Atlanta, struggled to recall when the fight broke out over the fourth and fifth spots in line to attend this week’s arguments in a constitutional challenge to the health care law. It was sometime on Saturday, she remembered. But was it before or after the “Road to Repeal” Tea Party rally, which started at noon? And when was it that she ducked into a Starbucks to warm up after being out in the rain?