Medicaid expansion: Many could be left out
June 29th, 2012
07:44 AM ET
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Medicaid expansion: Many could be left out

New York (CNNMoney) – The Supreme Court may have upheld health care reform, but the ruling has left many of the poorest Americans at risk of remaining uninsured.

The justices' decision Thursday kept in place nearly all of the Affordable Care Act's provisions, including the mandate that all consumers buy health insurance by 2014 or pay a tax.

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On the Trail: June 29, 2012
June 29th, 2012
07:41 AM ET
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On the Trail: June 29, 2012

(CNN) - President Barack Obama takes a pause from the campaign trail Friday to head to Colorado in the wake of the state's deadly fires.

Presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney continues a two-day fund-raising swing in New York, where he'll attend a morning reception in New York City, then head to Buffalo for a private event.


Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • On the Trail • President Obama
POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Friday, June 29, 2012
June 29th, 2012
04:34 AM ET
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POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Friday, June 29, 2012

The CNN Washington Bureau’s morning speed read of the top stories making news from around the country and the world. Click on the headlines for more.

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CNN: Emotions high after Supreme Court upholds health care law
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling upholding the health care law championed by President Barack Obama reignited an intense debate, with Democrats celebrating millions of Americans getting access to insurance while Republicans railed against what they contend is a dangerous expansion of government.

CNN: House holds Holder in contempt
The House of Representatives voted Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for refusing to turn over documents tied to the botched Fast and Furious gun-running sting - a discredited operation that has become a sharp point of contention between Democrats and Republicans in Washington. The House approved a pair of criminal and civil measures against the attorney general, marking the first time in American history that the head of the Justice Department has been held in contempt by Congress.

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