Cool Infographic – Meet the People Deciding if You Have to Buy Health Insurance – Supreme Court justices and what they’ve said about Obamacare – http://abcn.ws/MVvIGo
President Obama’s Turbulent Relationship with SCOTUS – It all started with the oath of office – http://abcn.ws/MW0PUq
Predictions – Everyone from Nancy Pelosi to Laurence Tribe has Weighed In – Here is who is predicting what – http://abcn.ws/LPl42M
Never Mind The Court, the Public is 5-4 – One thing everybody can agree on is that the country is split on Obamacare. But our poll out this morning shows they’re not happy with the status quo either – http://abcn.ws/Oyygzt
House Hunters Fundraising Episode - Welcome to the Romney Fundraiser at the Zweigs’, One of the World’s Most Expensive Homes- We’re not sure if Romney will show at Donald Trump’s fundraiser, but he is expected at the Zweig’s $70 million pad at the Pierre – http://abcn.ws/M5yYD1 (Shushannah Walshe)
Tonight, BTW, Romney Will Attend a Washington Fundraiser in Nancy Pelosi’s Apartment Building -
Eric Holder, according to Amie Parnes of The Hill, will attend the Congressional picnic on the eve of his Contempt Vote -
Boehner Charges Ahead on Contempt Resolution for Holder – After a last-ditch appeal by the White House fell flat Tuesday, House Speaker John Boehner told reporters this morning that he will proceed on a vote Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for withholding certain documents related to the Fast and Furious gun-walking operation.
http://abcn.ws/QkersZ (John Parkinson)
Nora Ephron’s Involvement with Politics – Washington Intern Before She Was a Hollywood Hit - http://abcn.ws/MBm4Zj (Amy Bingham)
Obama: (Insert Issue Here) ‘It’s The Right Thing To Do’- http://abcn.ws/LPbdu6 (Jilian Fama)
6 Political Clicks From Lunch - http://bit.ly/LgZpBl
Biden: Economy A ‘Depression for Millions and Millions of Americans’- Perhaps a touch off message when the President’s argument is that things are getting better - Vice President Joe Biden today offered a blunt assessment of the plight of the unemployed, telling supporters at a campaign rally in Iowa that the economy remains “a depression for millions and millions of Americans.” http://abcn.ws/KNlGKk (Devin Dwyer)
Obama To Visit Colorado Fire Areas- President Obama announced that he will travel to the fire-plagued areas of Colorado this Friday to “view the damage and thank the responders bravely battling the fire.” http://abcn.ws/L2xc60 (Jon Garcia)
Tea Party Candidates Losing Steam in 2012 – Scorecard for incumbent upsets not as good as 2010 – With four months to go until the general election, and several states yet to hold their state and congressional primaries, it’s too early to declare the “death of the Tea-Party” movement. But the so-called Tea Party candidates have yet to claim the kind of wins that they did before. http://abcn.ws/MAO2am (Elizabeth Hartfield)
Romney Didn’t Ask Christie To Join Ticket… Yet-New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Mitt Romney didn’t offer him the number two spot at a fundraiser they appeared at together on Tuesday. http://abcn.ws/LP9kNR (Shushannah Walshe)
Secretary Clinton, Globe-Trotter - When Secretary of State Hillary Clinton touches down in Latvia Thursday, she will hit a milestone, having traveled to a staggering 100 countries in less than four years. Clinton will become the most-traveled secretary of state in U.S. history.
http://abcn.ws/OxKUPg (Dana Hughes)
Obama Bundler Tied to ‘Outsourcing Pioneers’ – President Obama and his allies have been hammering Mitt Romney for investing in companies that were allegedly “pioneers in the business of outsourcing American jobs,” citing a June 21st Washington Post report that details how the companies sent or created work overseas. http://abcn.ws/MUfUWc (Devin Dwyer)
Obama Campaign Outsources Outsourcing Attack to Super PAC-President Obama’s campaign already has an ad accusing Mitt Romney of “outsourcing” jobs. Then The Washington Post ran a story that said while Romney ran Bain Capital, the firm invested in companies that were “pioneers” of shipping jobs overseas. While the Romney campaign debated the difference between outsourcing and offshoring, Obama himself made fun of the war of words at a campaign rally. And the Obama campaign then made a new ad, regurgitating the thrust of the Post story and calling Romney an “outsourcer-in-chief.” http://abcn.ws/MU7Rsd (Matt Negrin)
Santorum Heads Back to Iowa to Say ‘Thank You’ – Santorum will host two “Thank you, Iowa” events on July 10th and 11th. The first will be a lunch in Iowa City and then the next day a picnic in Windsor Heights, according to Matt Beynon, spokesperson for the Red, White, and Blue Fund. The events are free and open to the public. http://abcn.ws/M4zWPQ (Shushannah Walshe)
Mary Fisher, Who Helped Change AIDS Stereotype, Is Still Fighting – Stunned silence may be the best way to describe the crowd at the 1992 Republican National Convention as they watched Mary Fisher, the HIV-positive daughter of a prominent businessman, encourage the party to tackle the AIDS crisis and overcome the stigma associated with the disease.
http://abcn.ws/M4jVJA (Kyle Blaine)
Veep Beat: Portman’s Romney Prediction – Portman: Romney willing to risk being a one-term president; Rob Portman, zombie hunter; Christie declares NJ ‘Romney country’; McDonnell quiet on VP; Ryan angling for ways and means?; Ayotte calls defense cuts a ‘sleeper’ issue; veeps’ lobbying ties http://abcn.ws/MWzAFt (Arlette Saenz)
Romney Campaign Replaces Burned Truck of ‘Super Fan’ – A Mitt Romney “super fan,” whose truck caught fire last week on a cross-country trip to attend the candidate’s campaign events, will receive a new ride today, courtesy of the Romney campaign.
http://abcn.ws/MphJMc (Emily Friedman)
Charlie Rangel, Orrin Hatch Win Primary Contests – Longtime Congress members Charlie Rangel and Orrin Hatch have survived their respective primary challenges, the first competitive races for both candidates in many years. Rangel will win the Democratic primary for the 13th congressional district in NY and Orrin Hatch will win the Republican Senate primary in Utah, the AP projects.
http://abcn.ws/N1x8wU (Elizabeth Hartfield)