House authorizes suit against Obama over executive action on health-care law

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday authorized a lawsuit against President Obama challenging his executive actions on the health-care law.

The idea for the suit was driven by conservative legal scholars who believe the best way to for a suit to survive a standing challenge is for the entire… full story

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