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Democrats embrace GOP term Obamacare

WASHINGTON – At least one part of the nation’s health care debate is settled: Now they’re all calling it Obamacare. Since President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign has lifted an unofficial ban on using the opposition’s term for his health care law, Democratic activists have been chanting “We love Obamacare” in front of the Supreme Court.

Strategy in place for Supreme defeat

WASHINGTON – Even before the Supreme Court heard arguments about the constitutionality of the federal health care law, President Barack Obama’s campaign had begun targeting key voter groups that might be most affected by a loss. If the justices rule against the law – an outcome that many think they strongly signaled during arguments Tuesday and Wednesday – the way those slices of the electorate respond could go a long way toward determining the political impact.