This special edition of the Politics Hour combined local and national politics live from Slim's Diner in Petworth, Northwest D.C.
Is it constitutional for the federal government to require citizens to buy health insurance? More than a dozen attorneys general are challenging the legality of individual mandates, a centerpiece of the new healthcare law. We explore the constitutional issues at play.
- Jeffrey Rosen Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School; Legal Affairs Editor, The New Republic; Author, "The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries That Defined America" (Times Books)
- David Rivkin Former Justice Department Offical in the Reagan and Bush Senior administrations; and partner with Baker and Hostetler LLP
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