Republicans: 2016 election a referendum on 'Obamacare'

Supporters rally in front of the Supreme Court after the court's announcment of the decision affirming the Affordable Care Act on June 25, 2015, in Washington, DCThursday’s Supreme Court decision helped solidify President Barack Obama’s landmark health care law — and galvanized every Republican 2016 presidential candidate in their vows to repeal it. The ruling upheld a controversial portion of the Affordable Care Act that allows the federal government to subsidize insurance by giving tax credits to consumers nationwide. For the many Republicans seeking the White House, it hardened their opposition to a law they never supported.

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