The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

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June 28, 2012

High court upholds key part of Obama health law

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

The court on Thursday handed Obama a campaign-season victory in rejecting arguments that Congress went too far in requiring most Americans to have health insurance or pay a penalty.

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