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    Santorum Heads to Supreme Court

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    As the justices take up health-care reform, Rick Santorum will head to the front step of the Supreme Court on Monday to wage war on the law. Santorum, who has positioned himself as more conservative than rival Mitt Romney, claims his health-care bona fides are unimpeachable, arguing that Romney enacted legislation virtually identical to President Obama’s plan while serving as governor of Massachusetts. It’s a link Obama’s team has been eager to point out in recent weeks, with senior White House adviser David Plouffe on Meet the Press Sunday calling Romney “the godfather of our health-care plan.”

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