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In a 6-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the Affordable Care Act–President Obama’s landmark legislative accomplishment. The ruling is a major victory for President Obama and a major disappointment for critics who have been gunning for Obamacare since the president signed it into law in 2010. They lost the battle against the law for the […]