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Said he wants to pursue and he has every right to do so. For my part, I think it's unlikely to change the outcome. Collins join GOP senators Mitt Romney and Lisa Murkowski to congratulate biting on his win. Claudia Chrysalis NPR NEWS the capital, The US Supreme Court once again tackles the Affordable Care act today. Also known as OBAMACARE. The health insurance law's provisions have been upheld twice by the High court. But the Trump administration and a coalition of GOP controlled states are asking the high court once again to strike down the law in its entirety. NPR's Nina Totenberg has more In 2017. Congress got rid of the most unpopular provisions of Obamacare by zeroing out the penalty that the original line imposed on people who refused to purchase health insurance. But now Texas and the Trump administration will lead the battle to strike down the law in its entirety. They maintain that regardless of the 2017 amendment, the mandate tohave coverage still remains. And they contend that the mandate language can't be severed from the rest of the law. So the whole thing should be struck down. That said. It's unclear that even this very conservative Supreme Court will buy that argument. Nina Totenberg NPR NEWS Washington This is NPR. Live from any news on Brian what San Francisco Supervisors plan to vote today on whether to extend the city's commercial eviction moratorium through next March. It's currently set to expire at the end of this month. The new ordinance would protect small business owners from eviction during the pandemic and give them up to two years to pay back any owed rent after the moratorium ends. Supervisor Aaron Peskin sponsored the ordinance, He says it is especially important for San Francisco's communities of color if we lose these businesses, particularly in neighborhoods like Time town, Japantown They will never come back. The ordinance also allows landlords to move forward with evictions if they own less than 25,000 Square feet and Khun demonstrate.

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