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Liberals Win Big on Supreme Court ACA Decision Liberals Win Big on Supreme Court ACA Decision

But the fact that five justices were nearly willing to strike it down shows just how conservative this Court truly is.

Jul 11, 2012 / Editorial / David Cole

Ari Berman: Facts Don’t Support Texas Voter ID Law Ari Berman: Facts Don’t Support Texas Voter ID Law

Texas's response to 80 percent of its population increase’s coming from new African-American and Hispanic constituents? Dilute their voting power.

Jul 10, 2012 / Nation in the News / Press Room

Citizens United: The Sequel Citizens United: The Sequel

 Eric on the royal Internet "we" and Reed on this summer of political sequels. 

Jul 6, 2012 / Blog / Eric Alterman

POLL: Half of Americans Don’t Know How Court Ruled on Healthcare POLL: Half of Americans Don’t Know How Court Ruled on Healthcare

For all the punditry about how the Supreme Court ruling on healthcare would play, 45 percent of Americans don’t know what happened.

Jul 4, 2012 / Blog / Ari Melber

In the Healthcare Decision, a Hidden Threat? In the Healthcare Decision, a Hidden Threat?

Could the Supreme Court's ruling on healthcare be a major victory for those who want to limit the social safety net?

Jun 29, 2012 / Aziz Huq

Roberts and Obamacare: The Odd Couple Wins Roberts and Obamacare: The Odd Couple Wins

With the ACA upheld, the door has been opened for evolution toward what eventually will be recognized as nationalized healthcare.

Jun 29, 2012 / Blog / William Greider

Justice Roberts’s Decision Is Not for Cheering Justice Roberts’s Decision Is Not for Cheering

There are booby traps in the Court’s Commerce Clause reading, and the traps are baited and ready for tripping in the Medicaid part of the ruling.

Jun 29, 2012 / Blog / Laura Flanders

Did Justice Roberts Set Booby-Traps in His Commerce Clause Ruling? Did Justice Roberts Set Booby-Traps in His Commerce Clause Ruling?

Is Roberts “gutting the Commerce Clause”—or merely throwing red meat to the right?

Jun 28, 2012 / Blog / Leslie Savan

The Supreme Court Leaves Romney in the Cold The Supreme Court Leaves Romney in the Cold

 Mitt's reaction to today's decision was feeble, and telling.

Jun 28, 2012 / Robert Scheer

Obamacare Upheld: How and Why Did Justice Roberts Do It?

Obamacare Upheld: How and Why Did Justice Roberts Do It? Obamacare Upheld: How and Why Did Justice Roberts Do It?

President Obama may not call the individual mandate a “tax”—but John Roberts does.

Jun 28, 2012 / Blog / David Cole

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