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Jimmy Fallon Joins Obama and Slow Jams the News, 35 Million iPhone Sales Fuel Apple Stock, and What You Should Read on Wednesday

Breaking this morning – This morning, the Supreme Court begins hearing the controversial Arizona vs. United States immigration case. PolicyMic's legal expert Mark Kogan is providing live updates from SCOTUS oral arguments. Follow it in real-time here.

Romney Steals the Show – As expected, Mitt Romney swept all 5 northeastern primaries last night, winning in New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Delaware, and Connecticut. Romney's victories brings the delegate count to: Romney (846), Santorum (245), Gingrich (129), and Paul (52). Romney needs 298 more delegates to clinch the GOP race once and for all.

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The "Barackness Monster" – Going viral – President Obama slow-jams the news with Jimmy Fallon. Fallon: "Aww yeah. You should listen to the President, or, as I like to call him, the Preezy of the United Steezy." Absolutely hilarious, watch here.



Today's Trivia – Apple reported it's quarterly earnings yesterday for Q2 of the 2012 fiscal year, and far exceeded expectations. Take a wild guess: How many iPhones the company sold during the first three months of 2012 (Don't cheat on Google!). @mentions for the winner tomorrow.

How Financially Literate Are You? Take the test! (FYI, It may surprise you).

Top Stories – The Privileged White Guilt Complex (Katie Gresham) – How do you accept your White privilege? What do you do about the knowledge? The guilt?

Marco Rubio vs. Chris Christie: Who Will Romney Select As VP?
 (Silvia Cruz) – Who would win in a match-up between Rubio and Christie?

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Confessions of a Kony 2012 Action Kit Purchaser
 (Shanoor Seervai) – I decided to buy the Kony 2012 action kit: $30 for a good cause and a cute bracelet sounded like a great idea. Boy, did that flop.

5 Things You Should NEVER Post on Facebook (Belinda Moreira) – Tech Savvy expert gives the run-down about the things that you should just never share with your Facebook friends. If you care about your image, of course.

Cool Video of the Day – Take a rare look inside Obama's Chicago campaign headquarters (Nice back-of-the-head shot @Chris Choi) via BBC. http://bbc.in/I6jE7N

Wednesday Fun – Romney's etch-a-sketch campaign begins (NY Mag); The 10 least stressful jobs of 2012 (CareerCast); For VP, Romney is likely to hire a Mini-Mitt (The Hill).

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What We’re Reading – 'Groundbreaking' study reveals that swimsuit shopping makes women feel like shit (Jezebel); The Ayatollah Under the Bedsheets (Foreign Policy); How the Trayvon Martin story went viral (Business Week).

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