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Clock Ticking Down on SCOTUS' Decision On ObamaCare Subsidies

Ashton Ellis, CFIF Contributing Editor, discusses what Congress should do if the Supreme Court strikes down ObamaCare subsidies for health insurance purchased on exchanges set up by the federal government, why some Americans had to pay back the IRS for ObamaCare subsidies, and the negative implications of ObamaCare across the nation.

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May 22, 2015 • 12:23 pm

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