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U.S. Supreme Court upholds President Obama's sweeping healthcare mandate as constitutional, U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge, Ohio State Rep. John Barnes Jr., Cleveland, Ohio area community activists respond

The nine justices of the United States Supreme Court By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com  ( ) and ( ) WASHINGTON, D.C.-President Obama's sweeping healthcare law that was adopted by Congress in 2010 before a divided America was narrowly upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday as passing constitutional muster with conservative Chief Justice John Roberts, a former president George W. Bush appointee who wrote the landmark opinion on behalf of the court, casting the swing vote with the four liberal's of the nation's high court, two of them appointed by Obama  himself. ObamaCare requires, among other mandates, that most Americans  that can afford it, hold heath insurance by 2014 or face a penalty.  Among other provisions, it also expands medicaid for some low income Americans, precludes insurance companies from dropping people be