Republicans Face Conundrum With Health Law Case

With a significant increase in their numbers on Capitol Hill, Republicans theoretically have more power to undo President Obama's healthcare overhaul, but they also have more responsibility for the results.

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On the one hand, Republicans in Congress are urging the to strike down subsidies for provided to millions of people in more than 30 states. On the other, they are chiding the Obama administration because it has no plan to avert the hardship that could occur if they win in court.

The Republicans now have realized that a court decision in their favor poses political risks to members of their party, who are frantically trying to come up with alternatives to the Affordable Care Act and a strategy to respond to such a ruling.

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With a significant increase in their numbers on Capitol Hill, Republicans theoretically have more power to undo President Obama’s , but they also have more responsibility for the results. The challenges were illustrated by several events in the last few days.

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