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Albert R. Hunt

Supreme Court Win Could Boomerang on Republicans

Obamacare and same-sex marriage decisions could put some candidates in a bind.
Riding on four confusing words.

Riding on four confusing words.

Photographer: Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images

The Supreme Court could make June the cruelest month for Republicans.

The court will hand down two decisions fraught with political implications. One will decide whether same-sex marriage is protected by the Constitution, and the other whether to throw out a central piece of the Affordable Care Act, the federal subsidies for about 8 million Americans.