Monday, June 25, 2012
BREAKING: Supreme Court announces ObamaCare case decision to be announced on Thursday.
With the Court expected to announce the health care decision sometime this week – possibly as soon as today – the challenge to the Affordable Care Act continues to dominate the weekend’s coverage.
General coverage of the case comes from NPR, the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, and McClatchy Newspapers. Predictions about the Court’s ruling come from Douglas Kmiec at America magazine and Walter Dellinger at Slate. The Wall Street Journal reports on the atmosphere in the nation’s capital, while the Associated Press previews possible reactions to the ruling from the Romney and Obama campaigns. The Washington Post and the New York Times both report on the federal government’s legal strategy in the case (as well as criticism of that strategy), while the Associated Press and Jack Goldsmith (writing for the New Republic) discuss the secrecy that the Court has maintained throughout the proceedings. Stories that focus on Solicitor General Donald Verrilli appear in the Washington Post and the ABA Journal; the New York Times discusses President Obama’s wait for a decision. Finally, Reuters reports on a new poll indicating that most Americans oppose the Affordable Care Act even though they strongly support most of its provisions.
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