Justices seem split over striking down healthcare law as arguments end


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By Sam Baker – Justice Anthony Kennedy, the court’s traditional swing vote, for a second day in a row appeared deeply skeptical of the healthcare law’s individual mandate, suggesting he could side with other conservatives to toss it out in a 5-4 vote.

Whether a majority of the court thinks that would necessitate striking the rest of the law remained a more muddled question after the third and final day of oral arguments, which offered the last public glimpse into the justices’ thinking before they retreat into private deliberations. more> http://is.gd/ESYIu5

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