Romney: Will act to "repeal Obamacare"

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential candidate, has made clear he opposes President Barack Obama's health care law. The Supreme Court upheld the health care law in a split 5-4 decision. Romney, in this photo, campaigns in Orlando, Fla. on June 21, 2012) Photo Credit: AP

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Republican Mitt Romney is promising that he will repeal the federal health care law the Supreme Court just upheld.

He called the decision incorrect and said Thursday that it is "bad law." He says it raises taxes and cuts Medicare.

Romney says that, if elected in November, he will work to repeal and replace the law. But he hasn't said precisely how.

As Massachusetts governor, Romney signed into law a measure that required all state residents to have health coverage. That notion was the cornerstone of the law enacted by President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats. The high court decided it was constitutional.

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