Timeline: President Obama's presidency

A look back through President Barack Obama's presidency as the 44th President of the United States of America.

Supreme Court upholds Obama's health care mandate

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June 28, 2012

Supreme Court upholds Obama's health care mandate

The Supreme Court upheld President Obama's health care mandate, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, in a 5-4 decision. The controversial law expands health insurance to 33 million of the currently 53 million uninsured Americans and offers subsidies to lower-income families and requires legal residents to obtain health insurance. (June 28, 2012)

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