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   Scalia was 'furious' at Roberts vote on healthcare law, says Toobin book

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9/18/2012 9:00 am

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Sam Baker

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Entered 9/18/2012, Updated 9/18/2012

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Jeffrey Toobin's latest book portrays Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as increasingly cranky and partisan — and infuriated with Chief Justice John Roberts over the court's recent decisions on healthcare and immigration. Toobin, who writes for The New Yorker and also covers the court for CNN, credits Scalia for a sea change in how both sides of the political spectrum think about the law. But he says the justice's bombast has become off-putting to more even-tempered colleagues. Toobin's latest book, The Oath, chronicling the Roberts court and the Obama presidency, is being released today. Here are five key takeaways:


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