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Health care subsidies and housing discrimination: Big decisions from SCOTUS as term nears end

The Supreme Court issued two notable decisions today, leaving five remaining for the rest of the term. King v. Burwell In a 6-3 decision penned by Chief Justice Roberts, the Court¬†upheld the subsidies under the Affordable Care Act that were being challenged in King v. Burwell. Petitioners had attempted to challenge the subsidies for health …

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Federal Court halts immigration action

A federal district judge in Texas has temporarily halted President Obama’s executive immigration action plan, which would have begun accepting applications for deferred action this week. The suit was brought by 26 states, challenging the president’s authority to implement the plan. Judge Hanen, an appointee of George W. Bush serves as a district court judge …

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