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PBC News & Comment: Obamacare Likely to Survive SCOTUS Review

In oral arguments, Roberts and Kavanaugh bluntly say that end of coverage mandate does not invalidate the Affordable Care Act….--new Justice Barrett participates, but limits her opinions

--Biden to give speech about ACA

--Assange legal team submits final arguments in extradition hearing

--Armenians bitterly accept loss of war with Azerbaijan, and sign accord giving up parts of Nagornoa-Karabakh

--Peru has new leader; some call it a coup, others impeachment

--Dems complain about Trump firing Pentagon boss Esper, but PBC thinks it means no lame duck wars are likely

--Trump’s consiglieri and sometime attorney general Bill Barr urges Justice Dept. to investigate election fraud claims

--is Trump’s new “Save America PAC” a sign that he is accepting his loss, or just another grafter scheme?

--Arkansas police chief quits after posts urging armed vigilantes to kill Democrats

--grandstanding for Trump, Georgia’s GOP senators demand resignation of GOP secretary of state

--Trump cultists continue to circulate false claims about election “irregularities”

--Trump’s law firms are squirming as they keep filing silly lawsuits

--David Sirota echoes my concerns that Biden will repeat Obama’s mistakes seeking GOP support

--at The Nation, John Nichols gives data to support progressives’ critical role in Biden win

--our daily Covid-19 update, edited by Linda Lewis

--British study shows mental health impacts on Covid survivors

--following Vienna attack, EU moves to ban encryption

--ruthless Trump and Stephen Miller are sending asylum seekers back to Cameroon, where they face credible fears of harm

--in op-ed, John Farmer makes good points about why America is divided