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  • Why the House of Representatives just voted to sue President Obama (Great Q & A)

    07/31/2014 10:32:00 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 17 replies
    Vox ^ | 07/30/2014 | Andrew Prokop
    On Wednesday evening, the US House of Representatives voted to sue President Obama over the delay of Obamacare's employer mandate. The resolution, which you can read here, passed on a vote of 225 to 201, with every Democrat voting against it. 5 Republicans also voted no, including some of the chamber's most conservative members, Reps. Paul Broun (R-GA) and Steve Stockman (R-TX) — likely because the measure doesn't go far enough. Here's our explainer as to whether there's any precedent for this, whether the suit has a chance, and how it will proceed. Has the House of Representatives ever sued...