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Surveying political fallout from today's healthcare ruling

by The Madeleine Brand Show

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Former Republican presidential candidate, Rick Santorum, championed repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Now that it has been upheld, how will politicians campaign on the issue? Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

With the health care act upheld, both Democrats and Republicans will be in the spotlight.

The Affordable Care Act was President Barack Obama's signature legislative achievement, and will likely make it a key aspect of his re-election platform. Republican lawmakers and Mitt Romney have vowed to repeal it.

Christina Bellantoni, politics editor at PBS NewsHour, joins the show to discuss the potential political fallout from the expected Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act.

Guest:

Christina Bellantoni, politics editor at PBS NewsHour.

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