Judge clears way for House lawsuit challenging health law – ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida WASHINGTON – A federal judge cleared the way Wednesday for a legal challenge by congressional Republicans to President Obama’s health care law to proceed. U.S. District Court Judge Rosemary M. Collyer ruled the House can pursue its claim that the administration violated the Constitution when it spent public money that was not appropriated by Congress.