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Thu June 28, 2012
North Carolina Reacts To The Supreme Court Ruling On Health Reform
The President's health care law survived a crucial test in the Supreme Court today. But, experts say the political fight isn't finished.
Asma Khalid: The Supreme Court voted 5-to-4 to uphold most of the Affordable Care Act. That surprised Karen Duqette. She works at the Republican-leaning Civitas Institute.
Karen Duqette: I think this decision is going to have a major impact on rallying conservatives.
Jonathan Oberlander agrees. He's a professor of health policy at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Jonathan Oberlander: This decision ensures that health reform is going to play a more prominent role in the presidential election. And what that means for North Carolina since we're a battleground state we're going to see plenty of ads back and forth by the two parties about health care.
So, rather than putting a stop to the partisan bickering, it sounds like it's on to the next battle, November 6.