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Health-care debate will continue after ruling

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ST. PAUL -- A U.S. Supreme Court ruling is the law of the land. Until it isn't.

That is the message Republicans are spreading and Democrats dreading in light of Thursday's 5-4 decision to uphold a new federal health-care law.


Minutes after the ruling became public, both major parties distributed a frantic message: send money. Beyond that agreement, however, the federal law sharply divides Republicans and Democrats.

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