ACA Hangs In Balance As Senate Vote On Barrett At Mercy Of COVID-19

By Ariel Cohen / October 8, 2020 at 5:04 PM
If a Senate vote on Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is delayed until after the election because of growing COVID-19 cases on Capitol Hill, there could be major ramifications for the future of the Affordable Care Act. In that event, the high court could hear oral arguments in the ACA case on Nov. 10 with only eight judges present, presenting the possibility of a 4-4 ruling next year, which could send the case back to a lower court and...

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