ACA Foes' Favorite New Weapon Lacks Legal Firepower

Law360, New York (May 20, 2013, 7:19 PM EDT) -- Legal experts are scoffing at new litigation alleging the Affordable Care Act flouted a constitutional requirement that revenue-raising bills start in the U.S. House of Representatives, saying the suits will have to hurdle 100 years of judicial precedent giving the U.S. Senate great leeway to introduce taxes.

At least three recent suits have claimed that the ACA is unconstitutional because, while it began in the House as a tax-breaks bill, the U.S. Senate stripped out all the text of that document and replaced it with the...
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