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Robert Wright is wondering why the Affordable Care Act wasn’t just a straightforward use of the tax power, and his analysis is of course focused on the median votes of the Senate and the leverage these conservatives had over the legislative process. Hahaha, just kidding! When discussing the ACA, as Drew Westen has taught us, [...]
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Senate votes on Affordable Care Act repeal: Rejects it

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (4 years ago)

The Senate is voting in a few minutes on an amendment to the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization (can you say "germane"?) to repeal the Affordable Care Act. They just voted down a 1099 repeal amendment by Sen. Levin, 44-... Read Post

The Median Voter Supports The Affordable Care Act

US Politics / Liberal : Matthew Yglesias (4 years ago)

We’ve seen this before, but today CNN has another poll (PDF) confirming that the Affordable Care Act’s conservative critics are a minority: I’m not 100 percent sure if “not liberal enough” is the way I would describe the law. But yo... Read Post

Mitchell Bard: Roberts May Have Voted to Uphold the Affordable Care Act, But His Maneuver Protects His Conservative Agenda

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (3 years ago)

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act Thursday, and I, of course, am very happy about... Read Post

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