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Va. health bill could foil Obama proposal

State questions constitutionality

Obama dismissed the assertion of unconstitutionality as 'talking points.' Obama dismissed the assertion of unconstitutionality as "talking points." (Susan Walsh/ AP)
By Michael Kranish
Globe Staff / March 8, 2010

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RICHMOND - Here in the former capital of the Old Confederacy, where resistance to the supremacy of federal law has a long and tortuous history, a new battle is being waged over a question that could undercut a key part of President Obama’s health care proposal: whether Washington can require that most Americans have health insurance. (Full article: 1262 words)

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