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July 5th, 2012
10:37 AM ET

Romney: High court called Obamacare a tax

Mitt Romney makes an Independence Day appearance in New Hampshire while carefully tackling health care questions.

RELATED STORY: Romney calls health care mandate a 'tax,' contradicts top aide

Filed under: Health Care • Mitt Romney
July 4th, 2012
06:15 PM ET

Romney: "It's a tax"

RealClearPolitics' Erin McPike discusses Mitt Romney's comments on the Supreme Court health care ruling.

Filed under: Health Care • Interviews • Mitt Romney
July 2nd, 2012
12:46 PM ET

Behind Justice Roberts' decision

What was behind Chief Justice John Roberts siding with the liberals on health care? CNN's Joe Johns reports.

RELATED STORY: GOP shakes off shock of health care ruling then seizes on tax message

June 29th, 2012
01:26 PM ET

Romney's health care response

GOP candidate Mitt Romney reacted Thursday to the Supreme Court's health care ruling. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

RELATED STORY: Emotions high after Supreme Court upholds health care law

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Filed under: Health Care • Jim Acosta • Mitt Romney • President Obama • Supreme Court
June 27th, 2012
11:22 AM ET

One justice may make or break health care

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's vote in the health care ruling could prove decisive. Joe Johns reports.

RELATED STORY: Supreme Court decision on polarizing health care law looms

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Filed under: Health Care • Joe Johns • Politics • Supreme Court
BLITZER'S BLOG: Obama’s glaring omission
May 7th, 2012
01:49 PM ET

BLITZER'S BLOG: Obama’s glaring omission

By CNN's Wolf Blitzer

(CNN) – President Obama’s campaign has released a powerful new 60-second ad touting his accomplishments since taking office. It points specifically to the U.S. auto industry coming back, the killing of Osama bin Laden, the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, and the improving U.S. economy. “Instead of losing jobs,” the announcer on the ad says, “we’re creating them – over 4.2 million so far.”

Those are all good points.

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Filed under: 2012 election • Barack Obama • Health Care • Politics • Situation Room • Wolf Blitzer
April 4th, 2012
04:44 PM ET

Toobin: This was a "judicial hissy-fit"

An appeals court judge has publicly taken on Obama on health care. CNN Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin discusses.

RELATED STORY: Holder: DOJ to respond 'appropriately' to judges' questions about health care law

Filed under: Health Care • Jeffrey Toobin • Supreme Court
Epic failure by Washington sets us adrift
President Ronald Reagan signs the Tax Reform Act in October 1986, with congressional leaders joining in the ceremony.
April 4th, 2012
03:00 PM ET

Epic failure by Washington sets us adrift

By Gloria Borger, CNN Chief Political Analyst

Editor's note: Gloria Borger is CNN's chief political analyst, appearing regularly on shows such as "AC360˚" "The Situation Room," "John King, USA" and "State of the Union."

(CNN) - There are plenty of ways to game the upcoming Supreme Court decision on health care reform, and they've all been said: President Obama loses in court, he wins with his base. Or it's a severe blow, potentially fatal. Or Republicans benefit if they win, because they were "right" all along. Or the GOP loses, because it has to figure out what to offer for health care instead.

And so it goes.

But there's something else going on here, and it's more meaningful than some short-term political skirmishing. This Supreme Court case is the Waterloo for political polarization, because it underscores something we should have known all along: Great changes in national public policy should never be erected on slender partisan majorities.


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Filed under: Barack Obama • Gloria Borger • Health Care • Politics • Washington
March 29th, 2012
10:57 AM ET

Strategy Session: Romney's unforced error's piling up

Gloria Borger discusses Romney's gaffes and Obama's health care law with CNN Contributor David Frum and ex-White House domestic policy adviser Melody Barnes.

Santorum: Where are Romney and Obama?
March 26th, 2012
05:59 PM ET

Santorum: Where are Romney and Obama?

(CNN) – Mitt Romney should be in Washington, D.C. while the Supreme Court hears a challenge to the national health care law, Rick Santorum said Monday.

"Mitt Romney's 3,000 miles away. He should be here," the Republican presidential candidate said in an interview set to air on CNN's "The Situation Room." "He doesn't want to talk about the issue because he can't on substance disagree with the policies of this administration."


Filed under: 2012 election • Health Care • Interviews • Mitt Romney • Rick Santorum
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