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Supreme Court sets off frenzy of political spin

A pair of split Supreme Court rulings this week handed the Obama Administration a perhaps surprising victory, provoking a positive frenzy of political spinning that drew sharp distinctions between various candidates in Rim Country races. The Supreme Court issued a long-awaited decision on Arizona’s “check your papers” SB 1070 and the federal Health Care Reform Act. Both sides seem to think the rulings will prove crucial in the upcoming elections, judging from the fury and the density and predictable partisan spin the two decisions inspired from local candidates this week.


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