Sharon Whalen, Publisher of the Illinois Times, at work in Springfield. Whalen's small business, a weekly alternative newspaper, got a tax credit to help with cost of providing health care coverage to her employees.
U.S. Supreme Court: Four Republican-appointed justices, front row from left, Antonin Scalia, Chief Justice John Roberts, Anthony M. Kennedy and top right, Samuel Alito Jr., control the fate of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. At top left is Justice Stephen Breyer.
President Barack Obama delivers remarks on energy, Thursday, March, 15, 2012, in Largo, Md. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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The Supreme Court has several options in ruling on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, from upholding the law to striking it down in its entirety. The court also could avoid deciding the law's constitutionality at all, if it finds the lawsuits challenging the law are premature. Here is a look at six potential outcomes, from the simplest to the most complicated possible rulings.