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Vacancy about health law, not court expansion

Vacancy about health law, not court expansion
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden wants voters to see...

(AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden wants voters to see Republicans’ push for a speedy Supreme Court confirmation as an end-run of Congress and the 2010 health care law.“The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court right now, as I speak, to eliminate the entire Affordable Care Act.Some progressives want Biden to threaten Republicans with scrapping the Senate filibuster altogether and expanding the Supreme Court with a slate of liberal appointees.Trump seized on that tactic Sunday, offering a caricature of a hypothetical liberal Supreme Court hours after Biden spoke.

Democrats' focus on health care reflects a larger strategy that's emerged in recent days.10, a week after Election Day, to hear another challenge of the 2010 health care law.

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