At the same time, the Kaiser poll also found that those who disapprove of the decision largely remain set in their views even if it is explained that the decision will help people.
It’s clear that Republicans consider the high court’s 6-3 decision a bitter defeat. In the hours after it was announced, Republican frustration was palpable.
Sometimes history speeds up. Rarely in our nation’s 239 years of life has a single week brought such a surge of social change and such a sweeping set of challenges to past assumptions.
Right wingers are going into apoplexy over the Supreme Court’s decisive 6-3 ruling upholding federal health insurance subsidies under Obamacare — and a lot of it is pretty entertaining.
Justice Antonin Scalia did not simply lose today’s key ruling on the federal health insurance subsidies for the Affordable Care Act — he had his own previous arguments turned against him.
“Today, after more than 50 votes in Congress to repeal or weaken this law; after a presidential election based in part on preserving or repealing this law; after multiple challenges to this law before the Supreme Court — the Affordable Care Act is here to stay.”
Having spent the past five years viciously battling the Affordable Care Act, Republican leaders are worried that the U.S. Supreme Court may grant them a victory.
Days before the Supreme Court is expected to rule on a case that could determine the future of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama made an impassioned moral case for his signature legislation.
With the U.S. Supreme Court poised to issue blockbuster rulings on same-sex marriage and health care, Republicans have a blueprint for victory: They need to lose.
Officials in a variety of states, including many led by Republicans, say they are panicked by the uncertainty a ruling this month against the government in King v. Burwell could unleash.
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule soon in a case involving tax rebates for the purchase of health insurance. The impact of this ruling cannot be overstated.
If Republicans get their way at the Supreme Court this month and wipe out Obamacare premium subsidies for millions of Americans, the ensuing damage to their party in 2016 swing states could be significant.
If Obamacare gets killed in the Supreme Court, Republican politicians are going to have a lot of angry people on their hands. GOP hypocrites are currently rewriting the story of their obstruction of a law that they now dread could come apart.