Supreme Court

ObamaCare and the Court: The Electoral Ramifications of PPACA

The Supreme Court oral arguments on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), or ObamaCare, are now behind us.  A nation now anxiously awaits a decision from the nine high court jurists.  Almost all Supreme Court experts who have weighed in, offering their thoughts on the outcome of the case, have agreed that the Court will split 5-4 with Justice Anthony Kennedy being the deciding vote.  Conservative commentators believe that 5-4 vote will go in their favor with Justice Kennedy deciding to strike the individual mandate; liberals believe Justice Kennedy will come down on their side of the argument and tilt the 5-4 decision to the left. (more…)