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Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, argued on NBC's "Meet the Press" that members of the Supreme Court "put on an Obama jersey" by voting to uphold the Affordable Care Act and strike down restrictions on same sex marriage. "It is the justices who have politicized the Court," claimed the republican presidential contender, who proposed a Constitutional amendment for periodic judicial retention elections as a way of reducing what he sees as the politicization of the judicial branch. When asked if this would actually polarize the Court further, he pushed back and said, "Look, we are polarized. And they [the justices] have seized political issues. They have become, effectively, politicians. And that's wrong." He went on to say that members of the Supreme Court violated their oaths in their decisions on same sex marriage and the Affordable Care Act. Cruz called the decisions "an assault on democracy." Read »
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Freedom is not free. It's paid by all the folks who are here today and all the folks who are around the world.  

— President Obama, speaking to members of the military and their families at an Independence Day celebration on the South Lawn of the White House.
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Greek voters started casting ballots early Sunday morning in a tightly-contested bailout referendum that will shape the country's future — and send shock waves through the global economy, The Associated Press reported. Early polls showed Greeks split almost evenly on the issue: "yes" to accept more austerity measures from lenders like the European Union and the International Monetary Fund, or "no" to defiantly reject the deal. Left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called on Greeks to vote "no" in the referendum, arguing that defying more austerity measures will strengthen the beleaguered country's hand in negotiations with Eurozone creditors. Polling stations are open until 7 p.m. local time (noon ET). Get More at NBC News

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