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In 2008, Obama Attacked McCain For Health Care Taxes

The Supreme Court ruled today that President Obama's individual mandate to buy health care is permissible because it's a tax. In 2008, then Senator Barack Obama attacked John McCain during his first run for the White House for his health care plan's taxes, which he dubbed "the McCain tax."

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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