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Holder OKs Obama SCOTUS Comment

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The Obama administration promised to respond by Thursday to a request by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and formally outline its beliefs about whether the courts have a right to strike down a federal
 law. The request came after President Obama said earlier this week that it would be “unprecedented” for the Supreme Court to overturn a law that had been passed by a democratically elected Congress. Attorney General
 Eric Holder called those remarks “appropriate.”