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  •  Partnering in a group effort (0+ / 0-)

    On a Sunday evening conference call, attorneys general from around the country opted to move forward together with a single lawsuit.

    "Nullification as a legal theory is not a part of this," he says.....The case they’re making hinges on the individual mandate in the bill and the commerce clause in the U.S. Constitution:

    As the process unfolds, one place to pay close attention to is the attorney general’s Facebook page, where he announced both his intention to take the matter to court and the decision to band together with other states.

    Oh - and the twelve states going in on it, along with the filing itself, just popped up, too. (they are filing in Northeastern District of Florida(

    Bill McCollum, Florida
    Henry McMaster, South Carolina
    Jon Bruning, Nebraska
    Greg Abbott, Texas
    Mark L. Shurtleff, Utah
    James D. "Buddy" Caldwell, Louisiana
    Troy King, Alabama
    Michael A. Cox, Michigan
    John W. Suthers, Colorado
    Thomas W. Corbett, Jr., Pennsylvania
    Robert M. McKenna, Washington
    Lawrence G. Wasden, Idaho
    Marty J. Jackley, South Dakota

    •  Figures Abbott would be on the list. (0+ / 0-)

      And I know McKenna's an R, but didn't think he'd join this bunch.

      "The difference between the right word and the almost-right word is like the difference between lightning and the lightning bug." -- Mark Twain

      by Brooke In Seattle on Tue Mar 23, 2010 at 11:42:45 AM PDT

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