House Republicans, stung by the Supreme Court decision upholding President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, are seizing on one part of the decision to bolster their election-year case for repeal. They relish pointing out the court's judgment that the penalty for failing to get insuranc…
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says regrets voting to confirm US Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and thinks the odds of Republicans taking over the Senate after November's elections and him becoming the new majority leader are "50-50."
Republican leaders in Congress say voters will have the final word on health care in the November elections, and the GOP is betting that the law's unpopularity will be enough to drive Democrats from power.
The Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's health care law, including the most disputed part: the mandate that virtually all Americans have health insurance or pay a fine. The mandate was upheld under the federal government's power to levy taxes.