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Yes, it has come to this: Donald Trump, the perennial gadfly of business, media, and politics, is announcing his campaign for President of the United States.

And oh, he’s reportedly also going to announce that he’s worth $9 billion.

Trump joins an ever-growing list of Republican candidates — and his entry makes the race even weirder than it was before.

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Chief Justice John Roberts

They tried. Oh, they tried. Republicans spent a decade bashing and voting to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. And what did they get for all their trouble? A 7-2 ruling by a conservative Supreme Court to uphold the health insurance program also known as "Obamacare."

For that, Republicans should thank their lucky stars. There would have been unlovely consequences had they succeeded in killing a government program that secured health coverage for 23 million Americans.

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