President Obama this week gave the type of enthusiastic shout-out to healthcare reform that many supporters have been awaiting for two years. But Friday’s disappointing jobs report makes clear that the president’s electoral fortunes hang on employment — and offering a vision for future economic strength.
In response to the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold essentially all of the Affordable Care Act, Speaker Boehner and the House GOP have launched a full-scale Twitter campaign using the hashtag #FullRepeal [LINK: https://twitter.com/#!/search/%23fullrepeal].
The Supreme Court today upheld the Affordable Care Act, handing President Obama his third major legal victory in the course of a tumultuous week. The high court earlier sided with the Obama administration in striking down key aspects of Arizona’s tough-on-immigrants law, while a U.S. court of appeals rejected industry arguments against the Obama EPA’s climate change program.
Thursday is shaping up as a historic day on Capitol Hill, as the Supreme Court rules on President Obama’s healthcare law and, across the street, the House votes on holding Attorney General Eric Holder in Contempt of Congress.