Things You Might Not Know About the Health Care Lawsuits

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1. Yes, a bunch of states have banded together to sue the federal government over the individual mandate in Florida, but in addition, there are more than 20 other Affordable Care Act lawsuits winding their way through the federal court system.

2. The Obama Department of Justice has assigned a team of about a dozen lawyers and paralegals just to handle the various legal challenges.

3. Plaintiffs are suing the federal government on similar grounds in lots of different federal district courts hoping to land the most favorable (i.e. conservative) judges and appeals courts.

For more, check out my story today on the personal and partisan battles being waged through the health reform lawsuits now underway.