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Obamacare Judges Ask Why Congress Hasn’t Found Political Fix

July 9, 2019, 8:21 PM

Texas and 18 other mostly Republican states asked a U.S. appeals court to do what President Donald Trump couldn’t -- kill Obamacare.

Access to health care for millions of Americans through the Affordable Care Act hangs on the court’s decision. The fight may well escalate to the Supreme Court in time to become a political test for the 2020 elections.

California and 19 other mostly Democratic states, along with the District of Columbia and the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives, jumped in to defend former president Barack Obama’s signature health-care law after the Trump administration decided to side with the...

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