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Conservative justices question health care law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sharp questioning by the Supreme Court's conservative justices cast serious doubt Tuesday on the survival of the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul.

Arguments at the high court focused on whether the mandate for virtually every American to have insurance "is a step beyond what our cases allow," in the words of Justice Anthony Kennedy.

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This artist rendering shows Paul Clement speaks in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, as the court continued hearing arg...


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