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Posted at 07:22 AM ET, 06/27/2012

‘Obamacare’ costs, the Muslim Brotherhood sweep of Egypt, mandatory voting and more [AM Briefing]

With Obamacare, it’s the economic costs that matter: Manhattan Institute’s Diana Furchtgott-Roth says regardless of Thursday’s Supreme Court decision on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, it’s still having an impact on the economy. (Washington Examiner)

Why the ‘Obamacare’ ruling matters. (National Review)

The Muslim Brotherhood’s Egyptian sweep: “For all their ideological fervor, revolutions in practice tend to be fairly predictable affairs. More often than not, when the initial groundswell of popular discontent recedes, the best-organized and most ideologically cohesive political factions assume power and proceed to run the show according to their own preferences,” writes Ilan Berman of the American Foreign Policy Council. (Washington Times)

Room for Debate asks: What would get more New Yorkers to vote? (New York Times)

Mandatory voting isn’t the answer, says AEI’s Jonah Goldberg. (National Review)

“As she stood with Mayor Bloomberg on Monday to herald a “balanced” $70.3 billion budget, Council Speaker Christine Quinn showed that she can play Bloomberg’s stunt of looking responsible while showering everyone with cash,” writes Manhattan Institute’s Nicole Gelinas. (New York Post)

CFR’s Peter Orszag: Natural gas can drive us toward a better economy. (Bloomberg)

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