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WASHINGTON — A federal judge ruled Thursday that the Obama administration is unconstitutionally spending federal money to fund the president’s health care law.

The ruling from US District Judge Rosemary Collyer is a win for House Republicans who brought the politically charged legal challenge in an effort to undermine the law.


At stake is $175 billion the government is paying over a decade to reimburse health insurers for reducing copayments for lower-income people.

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