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It's All Politics, July 5 2012

It's All Politics, July 5 2012

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A bobblehead doll of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at the July 4 parade in Wolfeboro, N.H.
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A bobblehead doll of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at the July 4 parade in Wolfeboro, N.H.
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If the Supreme Court says President Obama's Affordable Care Act includes a tax, then why is his rival Mitt Romney paying a political price? And who would have guessed in the aftermath of the ruling the right would attack Chief Justice John Roberts. Plus: It's getting nerve-wracking for Charlie Rangel.

NPR's Ron Elving and Ken Rudin have the latest political news in this week's roundup.