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  • Judges in health care rulings vote party line

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In rapid succession, six federal judges on two appeals courts weighed in on a key component of President Barack Obama's health care law. Their votes lined up precisely with the party of the president who appointed them. It was the latest illustration that presidents help...

  • The orthodontist behind the next big Obamacare legal fight

    While Democrats and Republicans on Tuesday cheered dueling court rulings on the legality of Obamacare subsidies, a conservative watchdog group has been preparing for the next big court case challenging the health care law.

  • Senate, House on collision course on border money

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, while leaving out policy changes Republicans have demanded as their price for agreeing to any money. The developments pointed to a hardening...

  • Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care law is snarled in another big legal battle, with two federal appeals courts issuing contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday. But the split rulings don't necessarily mean another trip to the...

  • Supreme Court allows Arizona execution to proceed

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is allowing an Arizona execution to go forward amid a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs. The court ruled in favor of the state of Arizona in the case of Joseph Wood, who was convicted of murder in...

  • Obamacare legal decision is a setback, but not yet fatal

    In the legal chess match over health care, the Obama administration's next move is promising.

  • Seven potential effects of the D.C. Circuit Court's Obamacare ruling

    Earlier Tuesday, the U.S. District Court of Appeals ruled that health insurance subsidies in 36 states were illegal because the text of Obamacare limited subsidies to those states that set up their own exchanges.

  • Hotwire settles class action lawsuit for $130,000

    OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Hotwire  has agreed to settle a class action against it alleging the company misled its customers by providing an estimated price for international vehicle rentals that did not include insurance fees or taxes. Class members made reservations through...

  • Republican AGs rejoice at Obamacare ruling

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an opinion Tuesday that held a part of President Barack Obama’s health care plan is invalid. Circuit Judge Thomas B. Griffith and Senior Judge A. Raymond Randolph voted in the...

  • When Obamacare loses in court, insurance companies lose, too

    When the administration lost an Obamacare case in federal court Tuesday, the insurance companies lost as well.

  • Big issues loom for Congress as Aug. recess nears

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressure is on Congress to act in the next two weeks on several problems, from keeping highway projects on track and easing wait time for veterans seeking health care to the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. "Pass a bill or don't come back from recess," William...

  • Pennsylvania AG sues two online furniture retailers

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) – Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced Friday a lawsuit against two Philadelphia-based online furniture retailers and their owners after they allegedly failed to deliver orders. Kane MIG Enterprises Inc., doing business as Furniture XO;...

  • North Carolina joins $7.3 million multi-state settlement with Astellas

    RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper announced Thursday that North Carolina will share in a $7.3 million multi-state settlement with Astellas Pharma to resolve allegations of Medicaid fraud. Cooper Astellas Pharma allegedly marketed the antibiotic...

  • New York AG obtains injunction against debt collection operation

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Monday that his office and the Federal Trade Commission have obtained a preliminary injunction against a debt collection operation that allegedly violated state and federal laws. Schneiderman...

  • Halbig v. Burwell: A stunning rebuke of a lawless and reckless administration

    The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in Halbig v. Burwell, announced Tuesday, is a stunning blow to Obamacare and the Obama administration.



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