Kennedy Gets Tough on Obamacare

    UNITED STATES - MARCH 26:  People make their way into the Supreme Court on the first day of opening arguments that will determine the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's health care law.  (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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    The writing may be on the wall for Obamacare. After a second day of tense Supreme Court hearings, SCOTUS scholar and CNN legal expert Jeffrey Toobin called the proceedings a “train wreck” for the administration and predicted the law will be struck down. Justice Anthony Kennedy, a crucial swing vote, sparred with lawyers defending the reform’s individual mandate, saying the government has a “heavy burden of justification” to prove that it can require citizens to purchase a service. He also said it would change the government's role in a “very fundamental way."

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