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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Justices Risk Political Blowback With Health Care Case

Protesters who identified themselves as being with the Tea Party Patriots, demonstrate against the health care law outside of the Supreme Court in Washington on  Monday. (AP)

Protesters who identified themselves as being with the Tea Party Patriots, demonstrate against the health care law outside of the Supreme Court in Washington on Monday. (AP)

As the Supreme Court hears its most high-profile case since Bush v. Gore, we’ll consider how the judges might rule on President Obama’s health care reform law. Will the court be willing to risk the blowback of negative public opinion that followed the the Bush v. Gore and the Citizens United cases?

Guest:

  • Emily Bazelon, legal affairs editor for Slate

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March 26 2 Comments

Noah Baumbach On Middle Age And ‘While We’re Young’

In the writer-director's new film, Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts' characters befriend a younger, free-spirited couple.

March 26 Comment

How March Became Mad

The NCAA men's tournament started in 1939 but it was decades before it became the extravaganza it is today.

March 25 4 Comments

DJ Sessions: Opera Greats Past And Present

Peter Van de Graaf shares some of his favorites, from the late German tenor Fritz Wunderlich to American soprano Renee Fleming.

March 25 17 Comments

The College You Go To May Not Matter As Much As You Think

Frank Bruni writes in his new book that there are many colleges that are great, but just don't get as much press.