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Obama, Romney Campaigns Taking 'See What Sticks' Approach To Web Videos

Presidential campaigns can easily churn out a new Web video every day — and they often do. But instead of repeating the same thing over and over, they're using a strategy that commercial advertisers use online — making constant variations to see what spurs a reaction.
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Orange Proposes D.C. Income Tax Exemption For DCPS Teachers

Councilmember Vincent Orange is proposing to exempt DCPS teachers from paying the city's income tax, and that exemption would include his wife.


Supreme Court Declines To Hear Guantanamo Appeals

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear appeals from seven prisoners at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In doing so, it declined to take a second look at how its four-year-old decision on the rights of Guantanamo detainees is being carried out.

Why It's Good To Be The Incumbent

When Mitt Romney bested President Obama in monthly fundraising for the first time, some saw a sign for the general election. But recent political history offers some different lessons. Incumbents can be toppled, although it's not the norm. And a good May does not necessarily mean a winning November.

Supreme Court's Ruling On Health Care Law Looms

If you're looking to get your mind ready for the news before it's released, we've got some suggested links.

Health Care Decision Hinges On A Crucial Clause

Constitutional scholars know there's much more at stake in the Supreme Court's decision on the Obama health care overhaul than one election. The case could mark a major turning point in the way the Supreme Court interprets the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution.

Future Of Health Care Law Hangs In Balance

The Supreme Court may issue a ruling on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act as early as Monday. Guy Raz talks to NPR Health Policy Correspondent Julie Rovner about what will happen next if the court rules against the law. In Oregon, Rocky King, the state's health insurance exchange director, says the imminent decision keeps him up at night and historian Jeff Shesol explains why there hasn't been a ruling this important since the 1930s.

'Mr. Cao' Recalls Rookie Congressman's Unlikely Rise

Republican Anh "Joseph" Cao became the first ever Vietnamese-American member of Congress in 2009, after winning a majority black and Democratic district. Filmmaker Leo Chiang tells the story of Cao's success — and the scandal that helped him along — in Mr. Cao Goes to Washington.