The Supreme Court will hear arguments next March over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and two Senators say it’s OK with them. The justices announced they will hear an extraordinary five-and-a-half hours of arguments from lawyers on the constitutionality of a provision at the heart of the law and three other related questions about the act. The central provision in question is the requirement that individuals buy health insurance starting in 2014 or pay a penalty.
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Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) welcomes the court’s review. Kirk believes the healthcare legislation is unconstitutional. Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) stands behind the legislation but says he welcomes the court to look at it because with their decision, it will put the issue to rest.