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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Insurance mandate upheld by appeals court

Posted By on Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 12:28 PM

A U.S. appeals court in Cincinnati has upheld the health care reform law's requirement that Americans have health insurance or pay a penalty.

It is one of many cases winding its way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

For tea leaf readers: NBC says this is first ruling in favor of the mandate in which a George W. Bush appointee joined. And he's a former law clerk to Antonin Scalia.

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