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SCOTUS Decision: America’s Youth Speak Out
The Supreme Court ruled today to uphold the controversial Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, informally nicknamed “Obamacare”. This court case has drawn the attention of the nation during this election year because of the effect it will have on the future of healthcare legislation; a key portion of President Obama’s election platform.
NewsHour Extra scoured the crowds at the Supreme Court building to talk to students about the ruling.
Video produced by Allison McCartney and Lora Strum
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