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Arizona AG joins challenge to health care overhaul

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne said during his inaugural speech Monday, Jan. 3 that he will defend Arizona's controversial new immigration law. (Photo by Evan Wyloge/Arizona Capitol Times)

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne, seen here during his recent inaugural speech, said his office will join Jan Brewer in challenging the federal health care law. (Photo by Evan Wyloge/Arizona Capitol Times)

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne says his office is joining Gov. Jan Brewer in a multistate challenge to the constitutionality of the federal health care overhaul law.

Brewer joined the suit last May and Horne is now doing so, about two weeks after the former superintendent of public instruction took office as attorney general.

Democrat Terry Goddard declined to join the legal challenge when he was state attorney general.

Brewer and Horne are both Republicans.

The case is pending in U.S. District Court in Pensacola, Fla.

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2 comments

  1. —> Lets get this STRAIGHT. This Man JARED LEE LOUGHNER had a MEDICAL problem, maybe SCHIZOPHENIC, CNN reports, Jared Lee Loughner, could NOT be on his Parents Medical because of PRE EXSITING. And JARED LEE LOUGHNER could NOT afford his own medical health care QUESTION:; Now would all THESE people be ALIVE if we had Obama’s PUBLIC OPTION? And been able to AFFORD his OWN?
    Thanks john boehner, joe lieberman.

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