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  • Supreme Court upholds key tool for fighting housing bias

    A sharply divided Supreme Court on Thursday preserved a key tool used for more than four decades to fight housing discrimination, handing a surprising victory to the Obama administration and civil rights activists. The justices ruled 5-4 that federal...
  • Supreme Court upholds Obamacare subsidies, a victory for the president

    Supreme Court upholds Obamacare subsidies, a victory for the president
    In a major victory for President Obama, the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the broad reach of his healthcare law, ruling the government may continue to provide tax subsidies for low- and middle-income people who buy insurance nationwide, even in...
  • Supreme Court upholds far-reaching rules against racial discrimination in housing

    Supreme Court upholds far-reaching rules against racial discrimination in housing
    The Supreme Court on Thursday handed a rare victory to civil-rights advocates, endorsing a broad interpretation of a landmark 1960s-era law that forbids racial discrimination in housing. In a 5-4 decision that at times recalled the rhetoric of the...
  • Supreme Court upholds Obamacare subsidies

    Supreme Court upholds Obamacare subsidies
    The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a key element of the Affordable Care Act Thursday, ruling that people in states that never established state-based exchanges still qualify for subsidized health care under the law. The decision protects subsidies for...
  • Noah Feldman: Roberts rightly looks to health-care law's intent

    Noah Feldman: Roberts rightly looks to health-care law's intent
    Chief Justice John Roberts just saved the Affordable Care Act — again. If you're feeling deja vu, you're not alone. As he did in 2012, Roberts defected from his conservative colleagues and joined the court's liberals in refusing to send...
  • Supreme Court rightly supports Fair Housing Act 'disparate impact' claims

    Supreme Court rightly supports Fair Housing Act 'disparate impact' claims
    For years, civil rights groups have feared that the Supreme Court would hamstring the effort to end racial segregation in housing by ruling that only practices rooted in intentional discrimination violated the Fair Housing Act. But on Thursday, a 5-to-4...
  • Supreme Court opens door to housing discrimination lawsuits

    WASHINGTON A closely divided Supreme Court on Thursday allowed housing bias lawsuits based on unintentional actions that happen to have a discriminatory effect on racial minorities. In a defeat for the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs,...
  • Jonathan Bernstein: The politics of Obamacare have ended

    Obamacare is here to stay. The Supreme Court on Thursday tossed out the last-gasp long-shot attempt to take down the law. Six justices ruled that, yes, tax-credit subsidies are in fact allowed in every state regardless of whether they run their own...
  • Noah Feldman: Congress's sloppy law-writing saves Obamacare

    Chief Justice John Roberts just saved the Affordable Care Act again. If you're feeling deja vu, you're not alone. As he did in 2012, Roberts defected from his conservative colleagues and joined the court's liberals in refusing to send Obamacare into a...
  • With one ruling, Supreme Court saves Obamacare, the GOP and itself

    With its 6-3 decision Thursday upholding the Affordable Care Act's federal subsidies for health insurance buyers in all 50 states, the U.S. Supreme Court wrote an end to the discreditable effort by anti-Obamacare partisans to undermine the law via the...
  • The Latest: Hospital stocks rise in response to court ruling

    The Latest on the Supreme Court's decision on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. (All times Eastern) ___ 2 p.m. Investors in hospital stocks are rejoicing now that the Supreme Court has eliminated the prospect of a sudden influx of...