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Randy Barnett Evaluates the Supreme Court’s ObamaCare Ruling

In a complex decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that the individual mandate component of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is constitutional under Congress’s taxing power. What is left of the idea that the Constitution creates a government of limited powers? What does this case‐​of‐​the‐​century mean for both the Constitution and our health care system and what are next steps for Congress? Cato Institute Senior Fellow Randy Barnett evaluates the ruling.