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The WH briefing in brief: Defensive over SCOTUS remarks

Facing reporters for the first time since President Obama warned that the Supreme Court’s potential overturning the health care law would be an “unprecedented” step, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney yesterday sought to put the president’s words in context, saying the president was not suggesting the court has never overturned such a law regulating interstate commerce.

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney spent most of yesterday's briefing explaining the context behind President Obama calling a potential Supreme Court overturn of the health care law "unprecedented" and that the twelve justices are an "unelected group of people."