Noam Levey

Los Angeles Times

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Obamacare appeared to be doomed at a key court hearing on Tuesday.  A three-judge panel heard an appeal of a lower court ruling that struck down the law.

Legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act

Obamacare appeared to be doomed at a key court hearing on Tuesday.  A three-judge panel heard an appeal of a lower court ruling that struck down the law.

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California’s billed as the heart of “resistance” to President Trump. But in this month’s Golden State primary, young and Latino voters stayed home.

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California’s billed as the heart of “resistance” to President Trump. But in this month’s Golden State primary, young and Latino voters stayed home.

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President Trump signed an executive order Thursday that could weaken Obamacare.

What Trump's executive order could mean for Obamacare

President Trump signed an executive order Thursday that could weaken Obamacare.

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