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It's All Politics, June 14, 2012

It's All Politics, June 14, 2012

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President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama board Marine One at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Thursday. The Obamas were in New York for  fundraisers and a tour of One World Trade Center.
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President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama board Marine One at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Thursday. The Obamas were in New York for  fundraisers and a tour of One World Trade Center.
David Karp/AP

June already has brought a strong dose of bad news for President Obama, from the monthly jobs report to questions about his Cabinet. So, how much can an incumbent blame on his predecessor?

Plus, Gabby Giffords' annointed successor wins the House seat in Arizona's special election. NPR's Ron Elving and Ken Rudin discuss.

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