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How The Individual Mandate Became Unpopular

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How The Individual Mandate Became Unpopular

How The Individual Mandate Became Unpopular

How The Individual Mandate Became Unpopular

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Protesters chant and hold a copy of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution in front of Supreme Court in Washington as the court concluded three days of hearing arguments on the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Protesters chant and hold a copy of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution in front of Supreme Court in Washington as the court concluded three days of hearing arguments on the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

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In this week's podcast of weekends on All Things Considered, tracing the story of the individual mandate and how it became unpopular. Also, DNA testing for pre-school applicants, Three Minute Fiction readings, and the life of James Brown. Plus: Noel Gallagher after Oasis.