Obama and Nancy Pelosi on the day Obamacare was passed, March 20, 2010. Obama signed the bill March 23, 2010. The law was upheld by SCOTUS June 28, 2012.
Obamacare Upheld. That's the headline according to NPR and I'm going with it.
What we know: Chief Justice John Roberts' vote on the Affordable Care Ac
-- just about the only media that got it right -- is covering it live. I'll be updating this all day as news trickles in.
Kennedy, the liberal judge, voted against the entire Affordable Healthcare Act. Surprise!
The only thing the court limited was the expansion of Medicaid.
Five justices voted to uphold the mandate and the ACA.
People with preexisting conditions are big winners with this ruling.
"Pelosi is wearing her lucky purple pumps today. Pelosi wore these shoes the day health care passed (March 21, 2010)." via Luke Russert's tweet.
The media was WRONG on just about all of its coverage of SCOTUS. I'm really pissed. Maybe the media will do its job now and inform people of the law. When people know, they will be pleased. Fox News and CNN bungle
the news. Not a Surprise!
Obama says this isn't about politics. This is a win for the American people. He took the moment to explain some of the benefits of Obamacare: