In it, but not of it. TPM DC

Of the many pro-Obamacare arguments that government lawyers are making to save the law from the Supreme Court, one stands out as particularly tailored to winning the crucial vote of Justice Anthony Kennedy.

The argument is about federalism, long a guiding light for the Reagan-appointed jurist whose vote both sides are working to win in King v. Burwell, a case before the Court that threatens to blow a hole in Obamacare.

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The people and groups laying the groundwork for a 2016 Hillary Clinton presidential candidacy have taken great pains to present a united front over the last year, but that facade was torn up with news Monday that one group's leader was resigning from another's board while making allegations of negative leaks to the press.

David Brock, founder of the pro-Clinton groups American Bridge, Correct the Record and Media Matters, resigned Monday from the board of Priorities USA, the super PAC that backed President Obama in 2012 and had reoriented itself to support Clinton in 2016, Politico reported.

In his resignation letter, Brock accused Priorities USA officials of β€œan orchestrated political hit job," according to Politico. It was an apparent reference to a New York Times story last week that detailed how one of Brock's leading fundraisers, Mary Pat Bonner, operates.

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) has projected an anti-Obamacare line like the rest of his likely competitors in the 2016 field. But unlike the rest of them, Bush has been largely absent from the roiling national debate on heath care since he left office eight years ago.

To be sure, Bush has condemned Obamacare like essentially every other proud Republican, saying it's "flawed to the core" and "doesn't work." But when it comes to getting wonky, Bush has been more eager to talk about immigration reform or education, his signature policy areas.

Despite more than 20 years in public life, including two terms as governor of Florida, there is precious little in the public record about Bush's fundamental positions on the key health care policy issues. That leaves some major questions about Bush's views on health care, particularly Obamacare.

Does Bush advocate full repeal of the law? What is his preferred alternative? Does he support bringing back Obamacare's crucial subsidies if the Supreme Court invalidates them in over 30 states this summer?

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WASHINGTON β€” Senate Democrats united Thursday to filibuster government funding legislation for the third time in three consecutive days, rebelling over Republican provisions that would end protections for young people in the U.S. illegally and block President Barack Obama's recent executive actions on immigration.

The 52-47 vote, short of the 60 needed to advance the House-passed bill, escalates a growing confrontation and raises the prospects that the Department of Homeland Security will partially shut down at the end of February.

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Nearly five years after Obamacare was enacted, Republicans are insisting they will propose an alternative, something party leaders have been promising ever since "repeal and replace" was christened as their slogan in 2010.

The Republican-led House's latest Obamacare repeal bill passed on Tuesday with instructions for the relevant committees to report out a replacement plan. But will they succeed?

Here's a rundown of 20 times the Republican leaders who run Congress suggested that they will offer their own health care plan. To date, they have not endorsed one.

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