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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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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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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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Roberts Sheds Aura Of Predictability With Ruling

But court observers caution it is too soon to add the chief justice to the list of those who acted in unexpected ways once they joined the Supreme Court.
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Friday News Roundup - International

European leaders agree to measures to help struggling euro zone members. Egyptian Mohamed Morsi is to be sworn in as president. Tensions heighten between Syria and Turkey over the downing of a military plane. And Russia's president visits Israel. A panel of journalists join Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

The Supreme Court upheld President Obama's health care law. The House voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress over Fast and Furious. Utah Senator Orin Hatch and New York Congressman Charlie Rangel survive their primaries. Ron Elving of NPR, Karen Tumulty of the Washington Post and John Harwood of CNBC join Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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Maryland Reacts To Supreme Court's Decision On Health Care

Maryland Democrats claimed victory after today's Supreme Court ruling on President Obama's health care reform bill as Governor Martin O'Malley heralded the state's efforts to implement the law so far.

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What's Next For Healthcare, At Home And On The Hill

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the vast majority of President Obama's healthcare law on Thursday, declaring the controversial individual mandate constitutional. The ruling may have significant implications for consumers and political ramifications for lawmakers, the Obama administration and the presidential election.
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Legal Scholars React: 'Many People Were Stunned'

The Supreme Court's decision upholding the centerpiece of President Obama's health care legislation was based on a legal rationale that for some experts was very surprising.

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