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People march in support of the Obama administration's health care act in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court upheld the sweeping health care law championed by President Barack Obama. (June 28, 2012) Photo Credit: Getty Images

Supporters and opponents of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington.

Supporters of President Barack Obama's health care law
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Supporters of President Barack Obama's health care law celebrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Thursday. (June 28, 2012)

With the Capitol building in the background, Presumptive
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With the Capitol building in the background, Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks about the Supreme Court's health care ruling on Thursday. (June 28, 2012)

Co-leader of the Atlanta tea party patriots Debbie
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Co-leader of the Atlanta tea party patriots Debbie Dooley, center, and Julianne Thompson, left, thought the Supreme Court dismissed the health care law during a small rally at the steps of the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta on Thursday. (June 28, 2012)

Debbie Whelchel, of Suwanee, Ga. reacts as she
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Debbie Whelchel, of Suwanee, Ga. reacts as she talks with a friend about the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the health care law during a small rally at the steps of the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta on Thursday. (June 28, 2012)

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, center, walks
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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, center, walks toward the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday after the Supreme Court's ruling on President Barack Obama's health care law. (June 28, 2012)

President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room
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President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House after the Supreme Court upheld his health care law. (June 28, 2012)

Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts participates
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Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts participates in the court's official photo session in this file photo at the Supreme Court in Washington. Roberts, the conservative-leaning leader of the court appointed by former U.S. President George W. Bush, was the key swing vote in the court's decision to largely uphold President Barack Obama's health care law. (Oct. 8, 2010)

Demonstrators pray outside the Supreme Court in Washington
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Demonstrators pray outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Thursday after the court's ruling on health care. (June 28, 2012)

The justices of the Supreme Court sit for
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The justices of the Supreme Court sit for their official photograph in Washington in this file photo. Front row (left to right): Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy and Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Back Row (left to right): Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice Samuel Alito Jr. and Associate Justice Elena Kagan. (Oct. 8, 2010)

Carol Anderson of Williamsburg, Va., holds a cross
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Carol Anderson of Williamsburg, Va., holds a cross outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Thursday after the court's ruling on health care. (June 28, 2012)

Supporters of President Barack Obama's health care law
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Supporters of President Barack Obama's health care law celebrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Thursday after the court's ruling was announced. (June 28, 2012)

Traders gather at the post that handles United
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Traders gather at the post that handles United HealthCare on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday. Stocks dropped sharply Thursday after the Supreme Court upheld the central provision of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, a requirement that almost all Americans carry health insurance. (June 28, 2012)

With the Capitol Building in the background, Republican
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With the Capitol Building in the background, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks about the Supreme Court's health care ruling in Washington on Thursday. (June 28, 2012)

Supporters of President Barack Obama's health care law
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Supporters of President Barack Obama's health care law celebrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Thursday after the court's ruling was announced. (June 28, 2012)

Claire McAndrew of Washington, left, and Donny Kirsch
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Claire McAndrew of Washington, left, and Donny Kirsch of Washington celebrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington after the court's ruling on health care.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California relays
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California relays the breaking news to her staff that the Supreme Court had just upheld the Affordable Care Act on Thursday. Pelosi, the former speaker of the House, was instrumental in helping to pass health care reform in Congress. At right, Pelosi gives credit to Wendell Primus, a senior policy adviser.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California smiles
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California smiles as she watches the breaking news from the Supreme Court, which upheld the Affordable Care Act. (June 28, 2012)

Supporters and opponents of President Obama's health care
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Supporters and opponents of President Obama's health care law demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. (June 28, 2012)

William Temple, of Brunswick, Ga., waits outside the
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William Temple, of Brunswick, Ga., waits outside the Supreme Court for a landmark decision on health care in Washington. (June 28, 2012)

Russell Mokhiber, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., center, argues
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Russell Mokhiber, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., center, argues in favor of a form of “Medicare for all” as he waits outside the Supreme Court in Washington. (June 28, 2012)

Protesters' shadows are cast outside the Supreme Court
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Protesters' shadows are cast outside the Supreme Court in Washington, as the Supreme Court is expected to announce its verdict on President Barack Obama's health care law. (June 28, 2012)

People who waited in line overnight to hear
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People who waited in line overnight to hear the Supreme Court on a landmark health care case hold their belongings as they make their way into the court in Washington. (June 28, 2012)

A group of belly dancers in favor of
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A group of belly dancers in favor of “Medicare for all” perform outside the Supreme Court in Washington Thursday, before the high court's landmark decision on health care. (June 28, 2012)

A man protests against the Obama administration's health
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A man protests against the Obama administration's health care plan during a protest in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington before the high court's ruling was announced. (June 28, 2012)

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care
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The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act and its individual mandate requiring citizens to obtain health insurance, affirming President Barack Obama's signature legislative achievement. This photo shows people who waited in line overnight to hear the Supreme Court on a landmark case on health care make their way into the court in Washington. (June 28, 2012)

A woman protests against the Obama administration's health
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A woman protests against the Obama administration's health care plan during a protest in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, on June 28, 2012 in Washington.

People wait on line for passes to enter
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People wait on line for passes to enter the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, before a ruling by the Supreme Court justices on the Obama administration's health care plan. (June 28, 2012)

Demonstrators pray outside the Supreme Court in Washington,
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Demonstrators pray outside the Supreme Court in Washington, on Thursday before a landmark decision on health care was announced by the Supreme Court justices. (June 28, 2012)

A group of belly dancers outside the Supreme
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A group of belly dancers outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday, before the justices ruled on the fate of the Obama administration's health plan. (June 28, 2012)

People who waited in line overnight to hear
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People who waited in line overnight to hear the Supreme Court on a landmark case on health care hold their belongings as they make their way into the court in Washington, D.C. (June 28, 2012)

Carol Anderson, left, and Jamie Sammon pray in
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Carol Anderson, left, and Jamie Sammon pray in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. (June 28, 2012)

People start to gather in front of the
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People start to gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington to await the ruling by the justices on health care reform. (June 28, 2012)

Members of the media wait in front of
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Members of the media wait in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. (June 28, 2012)

Maggie O'Brien, 20, of Syracuse, wakes up after
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Maggie O'Brien, 20, of Syracuse, wakes up after spending the night sleeping outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (June 28, 2012)

Carol Anderson, of Williamsburg, Va., holds a cross
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Carol Anderson, of Williamsburg, Va., holds a cross while waiting in line outside the Supreme Court to hear a landmark decision on health care on Thursday in Washington. (June 28, 2012)

Ivana Hughes, of Augusta, Ga., waits in line
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Ivana Hughes, of Augusta, Ga., waits in line outside the Supreme Court to hear a landmark decision on health care in Washington. (June 28, 2012)

Journalists wait outside the Supreme Court for a
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Journalists wait outside the Supreme Court for a landmark decision on health care in Washington Thursday. (June 28, 2012)

Protesters pray outside the U.S. Supreme Court on
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Protesters pray outside the U.S. Supreme Court on the third day of oral arguments over the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in Washington. (March 28, 2012)

Susan Clark of Santa Monica, Calif., protests against
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Susan Clark of Santa Monica, Calif., protests against health care reform in front of the Supreme Court in Washington. (March 28, 2012)

Demonstrators both for and against the Patient Protection
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Demonstrators both for and against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act march and chant outside the U.S. Supreme Court where a case involving the universal health-care act is being argued. (March 26, 2012)

Demonstrators both for and against the Patient Protection
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Demonstrators both for and against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act march and chant outside the U.S. Supreme Court where a case involving the universal health-care act is being argued. (March 26, 2012)

Demonstrators both for and against the Patient Protection
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Demonstrators both for and against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act march and chant outside the U.S. Supreme Court where a case involving the universal health-care act is being argued. (March 26, 2012)

Supporters and opponents of the Patient Protection and
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Supporters and opponents of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act march and chant outside the U.S. Supreme Court while the case involving the universal health care act was being argued. (March 26, 2012)

Demonstrators both for and against the Patient Protection
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Demonstrators both for and against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act march and chant outside the U.S. Supreme Court where a case involving the universal health-care act is being argued. (March 26, 2012)

Demonstrators both for and against the Patient Protection
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Demonstrators both for and against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act march and chant outside the U.S. Supreme Court where a case involving the universal health-care act is being argued. (March 26, 2012)

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