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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • GOP wants to take 3rd District case back to SCOTUS

    GOP wants to take 3rd District case back to SCOTUS
    Virginia's Republican members of Congress plan to take their argument for the state's current congressional map back to the U.S. Supreme Court. The group, which is fighting a Democratic lawsuit that has already seen the state's 3rd Congressional...
  • Senate vote moves Obama's trade agenda to brink of enactment

    President Barack Obama's long-pursued trade agenda took a giant step toward becoming law on Tuesday, and opponents grudgingly conceded they now must fight on less-favorable terrain. A key Senate vote greatly brightened Obama's hopes for a 12-nation...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Saving Obamacare, Supreme Court upholds a key part of the landmark health care overhaul The Supreme Court sent a clear message Thursday that President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is here to stay, rejecting a major challenge that would have...
  • Watchdog blames IRS incompetence for lost tea party emails

    Investigators are blaming two IRS workers at a computer center in West Virginia for erasing thousands of emails related to the tax agency's tea party scandal, impeding congressional investigations into the treatment of conservative political groups....
  • GOP lawmakers introduce revised federal drought relief bill

    Republican members of California's congressional delegation are tackling drought relief again with a wide-ranging bill introduced Thursday that attempts to speed up new water storage projects and move more water through river pumps for farms and cities....
  • Confederate flag debate comes to the House

    WASHINGTON As lawmakers reflected on Confederate symbols in the Capitol, members of the House began to take legislative action on the hotly debated issue. Two measures were discussed in the House chamber Thursday: one pertaining to Confederate Battle...
  • US Capitol's Confederate statues prompt renewed debate

    Alexander H. Stephens, onetime vice president of the Confederacy, sits memorialized in stone, right leg crossed over left, staring sternly into the distance as summer-clad tourists mill about him in the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall. Solemn and cold, he...
  • Florida Dems laud Obamacare decision, blast Gov. Scott

    Florida Dems laud Obamacare decision, blast Gov. Scott
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida Democrats are elated with the U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision Thursday to uphold subsidies for health plans on federal exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. The ruling keeps intact subsidies...
  • Illinois Democrats applaud Supreme Court health care ruling

     Illinois Democrats applaud Supreme Court health care ruling
    Sen. Dick Durbin and other Illinois Democrats in Congress were quick to applaud the Supreme Court's decision Thursday to uphold President Barack Obama's signature health care reform law. Durbin, in a statement, reflected the views of others in his...