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Supreme Court upholds argument that "penalty" is a tax

The U.S. Supreme Court upholds the health-care law in part by embracing a familiar argument -- that the law's penalty for not obtaining health coverage fits with the power of Congress to levy taxes.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at 10:39 a.m.

He's not from here

Every once in a while, a candidate says an opponent doesn’t vote or even live in the district they both seek to represent. In Texas, at least, it’s a cinch to check on someone’s voting history, though where someone lives can prove dodgier to determine...

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 at 10:29 a.m.

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