The blockbuster decision was one of the court's most important rulings in decades. Opponents of the law had said Congress' power to regulate commerce didn't extend to people who choose not to buy something, something that the court's conservatives agreed with. Justice John Roberts did decide, however, that the law was a legitimate use of the congressional power to tax. NBC's Pete Williams reports.
The American people have won a historic victory in the U.S. Supreme Court: the Affordable Care Act is upheld as constitutional and Americans will live longer, healthier lives.
Tonight, Ed will have extensive, in-depth coverage from Washington, including his take on today’s ruling.
But first, he’ll get reaction and analysis from Howard Dean, former Democratic National Committee Chairman, former presidential candidate and the Founder of Democracy for America, and Rep. George Miller (D-CA).
Congressman Mike Pence compared today's health care ruling to 9/11. Really?
Karen Finney, MSNBC Political Analyst and former DNC Communications Director, will weigh in on the five stages of GOP grief.
House Republicans – joined by more than a dozen Democrats – voted to sanction Attorney General Eric Holder for failing to provide documents related to the failed "Fast and Furious" gun trafficking operation. The majority of House Democrats boycotted the vote, insisting that Holder was being treated unfairly. NBC's Kelly O'Donnell reports.
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