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Who will be the next US Supreme Court justice?

If President Barack Obama is able to do again what few other presidents have – appoint a justice to the U.S. Supreme Court – chances are he will turn to a candidate who will have an even easier time winning confirmation than the president’s first two picks: D.C. Circuit Judge Merrick Garland.

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Election-year ruling looms for health overhaul

By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama’s landmark health care overhaul appears headed for a Supreme Court ruling as the presidential election season hits full stride in the coming year. The health care law affecting virtually every American is sure to figure prominently in President Barack Obama’s campaign for re-election. Republican contenders are already assailing it ...

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Wis. one of 26 states to appeal health care law to US Supreme Court

MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – States and a business group opposed to President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday for a speedy ruling that puts an end to the law aimed at extending insurance coverage to more than 30 million people. The high court should strike down the entire law, not just ...

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