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Insurance Industry Tries To Swallow Health Care Law

David Cordani, president and CEO of Cigna Corporation, talks with Audie Cornish about the practical implications of having the Affordable Care Act upheld. Cigna is one of the biggest health care companies in the country, insuring more than 11 million people.
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Political Diagnosis Post-Health Care Decision

NPR's Mara Liasson talks with Melissa Block about the politics of the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act.
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Republicans Say Health Care Fight Still Has Life

Congressional Republicans promised to continue efforts to repeal the federal health care law, in the aftermath of the Supreme Court's unexpected validation of it.
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How One Patient's Health Care Outlook Has Changed

Melissa Block talks with Shawn Pollack of Oshkosh, Wis., who says he's a "healthy young guy" who only qualifies for expensive insurance because he's considered high risk. He talks about the headache his health coverage has been since he was laid off in 2009, and what today's ruling could mean for him and people like him.
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GOP Projection: The Problem With Health Care Ruling

Melissa Block talks with GOP Deputy Whip Peter Roskam, a congressman from Illinois, about why he says the Supreme Court ruling in favor of the Affordable Care Act is not a victory for Americans, as the president claimed Thursday.
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Media Get Health Care Ruling Wrong, At First

A number of media outlets reported Thursday morning that the Supreme Court overturned the individual mandate in the health care law, even as the Supreme Court was announcing that the law was upheld.
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Supreme Court Strikes Down Stolen Valor Act

A law meant to outlaw lying about military honors was struck down 6-3 by the Supreme Court. The court says the law, known as the Stolen Valor Act, was written so broadly that it infringes on free speech. Some of the justices suggested that the law could be rewritten to focus only on those who lie about military awards in order to gain benefit.
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Attorney General Cited For Contempt Of Congress

The Republican-controlled House has voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. He is the first sitting attorney general to be so sanctioned. NPR's Tamara Keith explains the background and likely consequences with Audie Cornish.
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Justice Roberts Breaks The Tie On Health Care

Melissa Block talks with George Washington University Law professor Jeffrey Rosen about Chief Justice John Roberts' role in upholding the Affordable Care Act. Chief Justice Roberts cast the deciding vote and wrote the majority opinion.
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Rep. Pelosi: Ted Kennedy Can 'Rest In Peace'

One of the key architects behind the design and passage of the Affordable Care Act was House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi. She speaks to Audie Cornish about Thursday's Supreme Court ruling, which upheld the heart of the law.

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