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Could the health care law fail over an 'oversight'?

03/29/12 02:29PM

In a candid moment on "NOW" earlier today, former White House advisor for health policy Dr. Zeke Emanuel said that he believes that severability in the Affordable Care Act was left out as an "oversight," and not intentionally.Emanuel was asked the question directly after an exchange concerning the fate of the health care law, following Tuesday's contentious Supreme Court arguments over the health care mandate. Emanuel took a moment of pause before saying, "that, I believe, was an oversight, not an intention."Watch the clip of the exchange below: read more

NOW Today: Another debate?

03/29/12 07:20AM

So, the Supreme Court has wrapped up oral arguments in the case against the Affordable Care Act.  If the Court strikes down the mandate, at the very least the law would be very different - or, it could be tossed entirely.  We'll talk to Dr. Zeke Emanuel, the former White House Advisor for Health Policy - about the issues and the politics of it all.Plus - the pressure is mounting on Rick Santorum, as both George H.W. Bush and Marco Rubio's endorsements head to the ever more inevitable Mitt Romney. read more

Trending NOW

03/29/12 06:57AM

Have you heard the news? Anchorman 2 is happening - Ron Burgundy announced it last night on "Conan"Magid CPI: Police video shows George Zimmerman shortly after Trayvon Martin shooting; Will the Supreme Court let parts of health care law stand?; JetBlue Pilot charged over meltdown Google: marco rubio; obamacare; mega millions numbers Twitter: Tokyo Dome; Ron Burgundy; Rise & GrindYouTube Politics: DNC Ad: "Sworn American Enemy" Billboard (Hot 100): We Are Young - fun. read more

Plan B for health care reform?

Plan B for health care reform?

03/28/12 08:00PM

Dr. Zeke Emanuel, former White House advisor for health policy in the Obama administration, offers his perspective on the impending fate of Obama’s “Affordable Care Act,” saying he felt the Supreme Court Justices did not seem well enough informed on... watch

Obama calls to end tax subsidies for oil...

Obama calls to end tax subsidies for oil industry

03/28/12 08:00PM

The Nation’s Ari Melber, The New York Daily News’ S.E. Cupp, Politico’s Maggie Haberman, and the Huffington Post’s Sam Stein, along with NOW’s Alex Wagner, offer analysis of President Obama’s energy speech on Thursday that called to curb oil tax... watch

Student loans for kindergartners?

Student loans for kindergartners?

03/28/12 08:00PM

What NOW?!: Not to mention the crippling costs of college, parents now are increasingly worried about being able to pay for kindergarten for their kids. NOW's Alex Wagner reports on the increasing number of families now opting to take out loans to... watch

What Now?! Keystone rivals?

What Now?! Keystone rivals?

03/28/12 03:52PM

While the giant sleeps… With Congress and the Obama Administration deadlocked over how to proceed with the Keystone Pipeline, two private companies are planning on turning it into opportunity. Two energy companies have proposed new pipelines that could transport 850,000 barrels of crude oil a day from Canada to Gulf Coast refineries by the middle of 2014. They are productions that could help ease the nation’s high gasoline prices.Houston-based Enterprise Products Partners and Canada’s Enbridge already operate the Seaway Pipeline, which moved oil north from Texas to Oklahoma. read more

Living in the Shadows

Living in the Shadows

03/28/12 03:50PM

Do you ever think twice about driving a car? Or even going for a walk? For the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States, these routine activities are a huge source of anxiety. Why? Because getting pulled over by a traffic cop can lead to more than a speeding ticket. read more

NOW Today: What if?

03/28/12 07:05AM

Many of us at NOW took some form of Constitutional Law in college, so we're hesitant to assign too much stress on what happened in yesterday's Supreme Court oral arguments on the Affordable Care Act. But when the best legal minds in the country say that the health care law is in trouble, it does beg the question of just how Americans will react - on both sides of the aisle - if the Chief Executive's signature domestic program is deemed illegal. read more

Trending NOW

03/28/12 06:53AM

Today's one of those days with a few great stories that you don't see everyday.  All of them are trending in some form or another.Magid CPI: The Supreme Court's Momentous Test; JetBlue flight diverted, passengers say captain restrained; Supporters of Florida neighborhood watch shooter wary of speaking out, fearing public backlashGoogle: jetblue pilot; magic johnson; lotto numbersTwitter: LA Dodgers; #MostAnnoyingSaying; Happy Birthday Lady GaGaYouTube Politics: "Care" (WI) - Restore Our Future Billboard (Hot 100): We Are Young - fun. read more

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