Supreme Court once again weighs future of Obamacare

More than 20 million people would lose health insurance if the Supreme Court invalidates the Affordable Care Act.
"Without the Affordable Care Act, anyone trying to buy their own insurance, with a preexisting condition, would likely be denied," says Larry Levitt, executive vice president of the Kaiser Family Foundation.
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Republican push to confirm Supreme Court justice creates fundraising windfall for Democrats

Oct 22, 2020
For the first time in decades, one strategist says, the Supreme Court has been a bigger motivator for Democrats than for Republicans.
Between July and September, Democrats raised $1.5 billion through ActBlue, more than twice the amount Republicans raised through their fundraising site, WinRed.
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What does a census undercount mean for state and local governments?

Those most in need of federal funding could be left out of the census count.
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Jaime Harrison raises record $57 million in S.C. Senate race against Graham

The explosion in Democratic donations has been connected to concern about the fate of the Supreme Court.
Harrison's $57 million is highest quarterly fundraising total for any Senate candidate in U.S. history.
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Pence, Harris spar over the future of the ACA in VP debate

Harris said the Trump administration would take away Obamacare's protections for people with preexisting conditions.
"President Trump and I have a plan to improve health care and protect preexisting conditions for every American," Vice President Mike Pence said. But he did not offer any further details.
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What Supreme Court reforms are available to Democrats?

Sep 29, 2020
In the most recent example in history, Franklin D. Roosevelt wanted 15 justices on the court.
A view of the U.S. Supreme Court back in 2018.
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The future of the Affordable Care Act in the Supreme Court's hands

Sep 21, 2020
The late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was expected to vote to uphold the ACA.
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Supreme Court rules Manhattan DA can obtain Trump's tax records, pushes back on congressional subpoena

Jul 9, 2020
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a prosecutor’s demand for President Donald Trump’s tax returns as part of a criminal investigation.
The financial records are held by Trump’s longtime accounting firm, Mazars USA, which has said it would comply with a court order.
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Making it hard to get an abortion comes with a cost

Jun 29, 2020
The Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana abortion law. For many women, having the procedure already requires travel and substantial financial costs.
Antiabortion activists demonstrate in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Monday. The court rejected a Louisiana abortion curb in a key victory for abortion rights activists.
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Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion clinic restrictions

Jun 29, 2020
Chief Justice John Roberts joined with his four more liberal colleagues in the 5-4 ruling.
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