6 hours wasn’t enough. The Court has added roughly 20 minutes to the Medicaid argument by keeping Clement up for an extra 10. So far in the SG’s argument, significant pressure from the conservatives to acknowledge some line beyond which threats to funding are coercive. But no strong questions that this particular extension goes too far. So far, it looks safe.

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Recommended Citation: Tom Goldstein, Second Medicaid update, SCOTUSblog (Mar. 28, 2012, 1:54 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2012/03/second-medicaid-update/