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Appeals court strikes down individual mandate

Now in some non-campaign news.. The AP reports that the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that part of the federal health-care law -- the individual mandate -- is unconstitutional.

A divided three-judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday struck down the so-called individual mandate, siding with 26 states that had sued to block the law.

But the decision didn't go as far as a lower court that had invalidated the entire overhaul as unconstitutional... An appeals court and three federal judges have upheld the law, and two have invalidated it. Experts say the debate ultimately will be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.