1. Obamacare

    Scalia: Whole Law Could Go Down

    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia gestures while addressing the American Medical Association's National Leadership Conference in Washington Monday March 9, 1998. Scalia said that while the Supreme Court is the highest judicial venue in the country, Congress, not the justices themselves, should decide vexing questions such as abortion rights, the death penalty and physician-assisted suicide. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Susan Walsh / AP

    And that's a wrap. The Supreme Court ended Obamacare arguments with a discussion about whether striking down the individual mandate would mean invalidating the whole law. According to the AP, a slim majority of justices signaled that they would let the law stand without the mandate. Conservative Justice Scalia, however, strongly stated that the whole law should fall if the mandate goes down. Meanwhile, Kevin Russell of SCOTUS Blog reports that the liberal justices were very engaged in the severability argument—suggesting that they're worried about the fate of the mandate.

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