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Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 06/25/2012

Lawmakers dial Treasury; the waiting game on health care; and Cory Booker in action (read-this roundup)

Here’s what the Loop is reading this morning:

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), center, accompanied by Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, left, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). (Dennis Cook - ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Phone a friend — Chatting with Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson can be quite...motivating, it seems. This graphic—from the Post’s package analyzing lawmakers’ stock trades—shows that some members of Congress made changes to their portfolios shortly after talking with Paulson.

Tick, tock — As the Supreme Court readies a ruling on the health-care law, Solicitor General Donald Verilli plays an agonizing waiting game.

It’s a bird, it’s a plane... — Dust off that Cory Booker-as-Chuck Norris meme: the Newark mayor helped out at another accident scene.

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