Thinking The Unthinkable: What If The Whole Affordable Care Act Goes Down?

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Activists gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday as the court hears a third day of arguments on President Obama's health care law. Kevin Dietsch /UPI /Landov hide caption

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Ari Shapiro, on the NPR Newscast

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An activist dressed as the Statue of Liberty participates in a protest on the second day of oral arguments over President Obama's health care law on Tuesday. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court session; March 26, 2012

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President Obama signs the Affordable Care Act in the East Room of the White House on March 23, 2010. Data suggest that racial attitudes of ordinary Americans shape both how they feel about the health care overhaul and how intense those feelings are. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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How Do Racial Attitudes Affect Opinions About The Health Care Overhaul?

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Health Care In Massachusetts: 'Abject Failure' Or Work In Progress?

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The US Supreme Court announced this week that it will hear arguments over President Obama's health care reform law. KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. John Barrasso of Wyoming is one of many lawmakers who opposes the the new Independent Payment Advisory Board. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Medicare Payment Board Draws Brickbats

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Katie Couric at the "Make That Call" For Colon Cancer Screening campaign launch in New York in March. Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images hide caption

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