Reaction to the Supreme Court's decision upholding the health care law

Reaction to the Supreme Court's decision Thursday upholding tax subsidies in President Barack Obama's health care law:

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"Today, after more than 50 votes in Congress to repeal or weaken this law, after a presidential election based in part on preserving or repealing this law, after multiple challenges to this law before the Supreme Court — the Affordable Care Act is here to stay." — Obama, speaking in the Rose Garden.

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"The debate will continue because the law has failed to accomplish its prime objective: containing health care costs." — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination.

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"As a physician, I know Americans need a health care system that reconnects patients, families and doctors, rather than growing our government bureaucracy." — Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who is running for president and says the court's decision "turns both the rule of law and common sense on its head."

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"Anyone seeking to lead our country should stand up and support this decision." — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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"Over 6 million Americans and their families will sleep easier knowing they will still be able to afford health coverage." — Sylvia Burwell, the Health and Human Services secretary, referring to people using the law's subsidies to buy health insurance in the states that were most likely to be affected by the case.

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"It was never up to the Supreme Court to save us from 'Obamacare.'" — Rick Perry, a Republican presidential candidate and former Texas governor.

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"Today's decision only reinforces why we need a president who will bring about real reform that repeals 'Obamacare,' replaces it with a plan that expands consumer choice, increases coverage, delivers better value for the dollar, and gives states more control, without stifling job creation." — Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, who's seeking the GOP presidential nomination.

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"The Republicans have just been saved from themselves by the Supreme Court of the United States." — House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland.

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"The lasting solution here is what we've been saying all along: Repeal 'Obamacare' and let the free market — not crony capitalism — improve access and care for all Americans." — Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, formerly CEO of Hewlett-Packard.

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"This decision turns common language on its head. Now leaders must turn our attention to making the case that 'ObamaCare' must be replaced." — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who is expected to seek the Republican presidential nomination, said on Twitter.

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"This ruling by the Supreme Court ensures that millions of Americans, particularly the underserved, poor and minority communities, can enjoy without uncertainty access to affordable health care." — Rep. G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina, chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus.

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"The problem with 'Obamacare' is still fundamentally the same — the law is broken. ... We're going to continue our efforts to do everything we can to put the American people back in charge of their own health care and not the federal government." — House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio.

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"Today is a big victory for all those families across the country whose health care hung in the balance." — Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H.

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"The objective remains the same. We've got to repeal a law that the American people don't like, and we've got to replace it." — Rep. Bill Flores, R-Texas, leader of a large group of House conservatives.