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Could Defeat for Obamacare Mean Victory for Obama? (Washington Post)

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When the Supreme Court hands down its decision on the health reform law – expected in June – one of three things will happen: the law is upheld in its entirety, portions of the law are ruled unconstitutional or the entire law is struck down. A loss for the law might not be a loss for the president. Obama never really won the public battle on the law. A ruling against the law could give him an opportunity to disagree with the decision – while still respecting the Court – but vow to continue the fight for health care reform as he goes for reelection. And If the Court rules the mandate unconstitutional, how will it look for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney whose own health-care overhaul in Massachusetts has a mandate?