Healthcare Law Still Faces Obstacles

After surviving the Supreme Court, the legislation must now weather the November election. Even if Democrats prevail, it's likely to be a target in a renewed battle over federal spending. WASHINGTON — President Obama's healthcare law emerged from its bruising two-year legal ordeal largely intact, with its primary goal of guaranteeing all Americans health security still standing.

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