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The U.S. Census Bureau's decision to change its annual survey -- reported Tuesday by the New York Times -- drew the ire of Republicans and some nonpartisan health policy scholars, who complained that it would make it harder to measure Obamacare's effects on the uninsured rate.
It's a real -- albeit tricky -- possibility that raises the stakes in the 2014 elections: a Republican-led Senate could prevent Barack Obama from appointing a Supreme Court justice, should one need to be replaced in the final two years of his presidency.