Liberal justices hammered Jones Day partner Michael Carvin early and often, but the U.S. Supreme Court's conservative members were generally quieter as the court heard arguments Wednesday in the landmark case King v. Burwell. Here are some of the key comments and exchanges that shed light on the justices' thinking.
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