In it, but not of it. TPM DC

Evidence is emerging that the electoral landscape surrounding Obamacare is a little more complex than previously thought. While Republican politicians have struggled to match their rhetoric to Obamacare's new reality, the law seems to be more of a wash between the parties than previously thought when it comes to motivating voters.

A Washington Post-ABC News poll released Tuesday found that Republicans and Democrats are almost evenly split on the importance of Obamacare to their vote: 73 percent of Republicans said the law would be important, and 67 percent of Democrats said the same.

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Mississippi Republican Party Chairman Joe Nosef suggested that state Sen. Chris McDaniel's (R-MS) campaign strategy has largely been aimed at dividing the state Republican party, and he may face an uphill battle in the general election if he wins.

Nosef made the remarks in an interview with TPM on Tuesday, another sign that that the bloody Republican primary has left dents in Mississippi GOP.

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Further details of the alleged conspiracy surrounding a nursing home "break-in" which involved a group of conservative tea partiers in Mississippi have been revealed, including a Facebook correspondence with "Obi Wan Kenobi" and why Kelly chose to take the photograph on Easter Sunday.

A recently released set of incident reports and affidavits of the arrest of the men charged in relation to political blogger "Constitutional" Clayton Kelly offers more clues into exactly how Kelly ended up going to the nursing home of Sen. Thad Cochran's (R-MS) wife and taking her picture to use in an anti-Cochran video.

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Much like Republicans, Democrats too are still figuring out what balance they should strike when discussing Obamacare. It doesn't excite their base in nearly the same way it does for Republicans, yet they can't avoid that it's a central piece of their legislative record during the Obama administration.

And while the law's 8 million sign-ups have squashed any serious talk that it could be an abject disaster, almost everyone -- up to and including the White House -- seems to agree that the law could stand to be improved. Democrats, perhaps in a candidate debate, should be asked what they would do about the law, now and in the future.

Here's what TPM would ask, given the chance. Tough questions for Republicans were published earlier this week.

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Amid fading prospects for immigration reform in Congress, President Barack Obama has signaled he'll take executive action on enforcement to ease the burden for certain people in the country illegally who don't have criminal records. On his order, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is conducting a review of U.S. enforcement policies in order to determine how to implement the law in the smartest and most humane way.

Immigration lawyers generally agree that the president has broad legal authority when it comes to prioritizing who to deport. There is debate, however, about how far he can go in formally granting relief and work authorization to undocumented immigrants. Department of Homeland Security officials emphasize that no decisions have been made and a variety of options are under consideration.

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