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Supreme Court pushes health care ruling to next week

Another morning of Supreme Court opinions came and went Thursday with no ruling on the national health care law, pushing the court’s most anticipated decision in years to the final week of June.

The constitutionality of the national health care law, passed in 2010 without a single Republican vote, was challenged by 26 states that argued the law infringed upon states’ rights and individual liberties. They contended the federal government could not compel citizens to purchase health insurance.

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