Supreme Court declines to fast-track Obamacare appeal
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a bid by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives and 20 Democratic-led states to fast-track consideration of their appeal seeking a definitive ruling whether the Obamacare healthcare law violates
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