Political Headlines - July 5, 2012

Here are the top POLITICAL headlines from today:

  • Democrats losing race for super PAC money: At the current rate, Republican super PACs, bankrolled mostly by wealthy business interests, will dwarf their Democratic counterparts in the November elections. Political reporter Brian C. Mooney details.
  • Mitt Romney calls health care mandate a tax: Mitt Romney, who appeared in the Fourth of July parade in Wolfeboro, N.H., reversed the position staked out by his campaign on the mandate. Washington bureau chief Christopher Rowland writes.
  • Romney now says health care fee is a tax: Mitt Romney marched in an annual Wolfeboro, N.H., parade, and then gave a brief speech in which he told the crowd it was time for unity. Political reporter Sarah Schweitzer and Washington bureau chief Christopher Rowland.