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Week In The News: Health Care, Trayvon Developments, JetBlue

Health care and the high court. A JetBlue freak-out. The Trayvon Martin story grows. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Amy Brighton from Medina, Ohio, who opposes health care reform, rallies in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, March 27, 2012, as the court continues arguments on the health care law signed by President Barack Obama. (AP)

Amy Brighton from Medina, Ohio, who opposes health care reform, rallies in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, March 27, 2012, as the court continues arguments on the health care law signed by President Barack Obama. (AP)

It felt like the whole country was in the courtroom this week — the supreme courtroom — as the nine justices of the highest court in the land worked over the biggest legislation in decades. Health care reform. The biggest push of the Obama years. And the early verdict? It may well be dashed by the Supreme Court. Wow.

In the Trayvon Martin case, new video and hot claims. In Congress, budget battle. Safe subsidies for big oil. We’ve got March madness, a JetBlue freak-out, an open mic for the President.

This hour, On Point: our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

-Tom Ashbrook

Guests

Bryan Monroe, editor of CNNPolitics.com.

Louise Radnofsky, health policy reporter for the Wall Street Journal. You can find her recap of the health care case before the Supreme Court here.

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst.

From Tom’s Reading List

The New York Times “The law professor side of President Obama is highly intrigued by the Supreme Court hearings over the constitutionality of his health care law. He studied a summary of the arguments aboard Air Force One as he flew back from a nuclear summit meeting in South Korea.”

Orlando Sentinel “Sanford police on Thursday released a 6-minute video that shows a handcuffed George Zimmerman arriving by squad car at police headquarters the night he shot and killed Trayvon Martin.”

Foreign Policy “It is not an accident that Mr. Medvedev is now busy attacking me. The Russians clearly prefer to do business with the current incumbent of the White House.”

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