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Romney Adviser Seems To Undercut GOP Health Care Tax Argument

Republicans seem at odds over whether President Obama introduced a big new tax through his health care law. Some conservatives are making a campaign issue of the Supreme Court ruling and its rationale. But a top aide says Mitt Romney — who signed a similar law in Massachusetts — doesn't see it as a tax.
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What The Mexico Elections Mean For The U.S.

Enrique Pena Nieto, the presidential candidate from Mexico's Institutional Revolutionary Party, known as the PRI, won the country's election Sunday. The party has been accused of using corrupt practices in the past. In a piece in the Dallas Morning News, Jesus Velasco asks if the U.S. can trust Mexico's new administration.
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Future Of The Silver Line

Extending rail service to Loudoun County is about more than transportation. We explore the political and societal aspects of the Silver Line.

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Still Waiting For That Declaration Of Independents

As we approach Independence Day, it seems clear that there will not be a significant "independent" presidential candidate competing against President Obama and Mitt Romney this year.
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Virginia Voters To Receive Reminder Calls On ID Law

Virginia election officials will call provisional voters to remind them to provide identification at the polls.

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Obamacare, Romneycare And The Politics In Between

Since the Supreme Court's ruling that essentially the Affordable Care Act, it's been hard to separate substance from rhetoric. The 5-4 vote in the Supreme Court is now front and center in the presidential campaign. Host David Greene talks with NPR's Mara Liasson about whether it's likely to remain a defining issue in the weeks and months ahead.
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Defeated Democrats Find 'Vindication In Spades' In High Court's Health Care Ruling

A new study says 13 congressional Democrats lost their seats in 2010 chiefly because they voted for the health care law. Today, they say they're pleased with the Supreme Court's move to uphold it. But will that help some of them regain their seats?

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