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Nearly a decade after its enactment, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) remains in limbo. The Trump administration’s recent decision to ask a federal appellate court to uphold a district court ruling that invalidated the entire ACA underscores the ongoing conflict over health care reform. Yet the ensuing controversy over the administration’s action
illustrates the formidable barriers to overturning Obamacare. What are the origins of the latest legal challenge to the ACA? On December 14, 2018, U.S. district judge Reed O’Connor ruled that the ACA was unconstitutional.

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