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The heads of the Senate Judiciary Committee asked the Court to allow television cameras for the upcoming decision on the health care law.
As the nation eagerly awaits the Supreme Court decision on the constitutionality of President Obama's health care law, the top chairman on the Senate Judiciary Committee, are asking the court to allow television cameras to broadcast the decision, CBS News reported.
That landmark decision is expected in the coming days.
Sen. Pat Leahy and Sen. Charles Grassley made the request on Monday to Chief Justice John Roberts saying "We believe that the issues in the case are as important and consequential as any in recent Court history."
They added, "We believe permitting the nation to watch the proceedings would bolster public confidence in our judicial system and in the decisions of the Court."
The Supreme Court's approval ratings have fallen to just 44 percent, according to a New York Times/CBS News Poll. Three-fourths of those polled felt that the justices made decisions based on their personal or political opinions.
The New York Times reported the poll found that more than two-thirds of Americans want some or all of the 2010 health care law overturned.
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Nearly 50 news organizations have also asked for permission to bring cameras in the courtroom to broadcast the proceedings live.
The Supreme Court has never allowed cameras in the court but releases audio recordings, CBS reported.