With a single vote supporting President Barack Obama’s health-care law, Republican-appointed Chief Justice John Roberts asserted his independence and defused claims that partisanship rules the Supreme Court.
Last June, U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts abandoned his fellow Republican appointees to cast the vote that saved President Barack Obama’s health-care law.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority is back to being the conservative majority.
"People won't know what to do."
- John Roberts on Oct 15, 2014
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