The Obamacare lawsuit, by the numbers

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from The Washington Post,

A federal appeals court in New Orleans appeared to take aim at Obamacare yesterday, given the pointed questions the judges asked of Democratic attorneys general defending the 2010 health-care law.

But it’s unclear whether the court will go so far as to shoot the law down entirely.

National Democrats and their various political organizations and affiliated activist groups were on high alert as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit heard oral arguments in the case Texas v. Azar. The challenge, which is the latest chapter in GOP efforts to upend the law, says the entire Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional because the basis for its constitutionality — the individual mandate to buy coverage — was zeroed out by Congress.

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