Health care challenge evokes Roosevelt deal

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In reviewing the nation’s health care reform law, the Affordable Care Act, the Supreme Court is exploring legal ground it hasn’t covered since the days of Franklin D. Roosevelt, reports Bloomberg News.

That was the last time the Supreme Court ruled on a president’s key legislation while the president was running for re-election. The court will determine whether the government can force millions of people to obtain insurance. The decision may influence the outcome of November’s presidential election. The potential legal impact has few parallels in the court’s history.

Read more at Bloomberg.