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LEARY, Ga.—Joyce Barlow had barely warmed her pew seat at Mt. Zion Baptist Church before having to deal with health scares affecting two members of the congregation.

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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama, Health Care, News, Obamacare, Politics, SCOTUS, Supreme Court -

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a major component of President Barack Obama's landmark health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans...

The post US Supreme Court upholds key part of Obama’s health care law appeared first on theGrio.

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Any realistic effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act — as opposed to last week's quixotic vote in the GOP-controlled House — is sure to get jumbled together with lots of other issue...

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OPINION - The jury is still out on Roberts, but before we consider him a new reliable swing vote or a conservative-turned-liberal justice, consider the evidence that this was nothing less than a political move on his part...

The post Is Chief Justice John Roberts turning over a new leaf? appeared first on theGrio.

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OPINION - In an interview with NBC News' Chuck Todd, Mitt Romney declares that he agrees with the Court's dissenters that the mandate is not a tax...

The post Mitt Romney changes his mind, says health insurance mandate 'is a tax' appeared first on theGrio.

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ANAYLSIS - Covering the uninsured is not just an ideological issue, splitting Democrats from Republicans.

The post Why Rick Scott and other GOP governors are likely to buckle on Medicaid appeared first on theGrio.

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first over-the-counter HIV test, allowing Americans to test themselves for the virus that causes AIDS in the privacy of their homes...

The post FDA approves first rapid, take home HIV test appeared first on theGrio.

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theGRIO REPORT - Millions of Americans in conservative-leaning states could remain without health insurance after the Supreme Court's decision last week to strike down part of President Obama's health care law...

The post GOP Medicaid resistance may keep millions from getting insurance appeared first on theGrio.

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Republicans in at least four states want to abandon an expansion of Medicaid in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul...

The post Some GOP states want to abandon Medicaid expansion appeared first on theGrio.

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WASHINGTON (AP) - If Obama does not win a second term in November, he risks losing both the law and the core of his legacy. Republican Mitt Romney will try to gut the law and impose something else...

The post Why the fate of 'Obamacare' is ultimately tied to Obama's re-election appeared first on theGrio.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Barack Obama to turn his Supreme Court victory into a clear-cut political win this fall, he must do something other candidates have failed to do...

The post Obamacare versus Romney now moves to the campaign trail appeared first on theGrio.

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OPINION - All of these provisions would improve the current state of health care for people of color, who are disproportionately un- and under-insured...

The post Health care bill could reduce inequities appeared first on theGrio.

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's first word about the Supreme Court's health care decision came from erroneous cable news reports on television monitors outside the Oval Office...

The post Obama first received erroneous health care ruling report from TV news appeared first on theGrio.

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's decision to uphold his health care overhaul is a 'victory for people all over the country'...

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ANALYSIS - The Supreme Court's decision to uphold 'Obamacare' constitutes a huge victory for President Obama, protecting one of his biggest accomplishments...

The post A huge win for Obama that doesn't guarantee one in November appeared first on theGrio.

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

The post Supreme Court upholds nearly all of Obamacare appeared first on theGrio.

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ANALYSIS - Perhaps the most-hyped Supreme Court decision of all time may have little impact on the presidential campaign...

The post Why the health care ruling won't hurt Obama's chances in November appeared first on theGrio.

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ANALYSIS - This week could have major implications for Barack Obama's presidency and his re-election campaign, as the Supreme Court determines the legality of two major Obama administration decisions...

The post This week could reshape Obama's presidency and campaign appeared first on theGrio.

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Will Nicki Minaj really join the 2012 campaign trail? The singer/rapper has recently voiced frustrations with our health care system via Twitter...

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(AP) - Insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc. sees some parts of the health care overhaul as sound medicine and plans to keep them regardless of whether the law survives an upcoming Supreme Court ruling...

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Republicans insist the Democrats’ claim of a “war on women” is simply a fairytale. Yet every week the GOP pushes another anti-woman policy that proves that this fairytale is reality. This week, my Senate GOP colleagues blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill that would have ensured women earn equal pay for equal work. Sounds […]

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