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10h ago

Monday's Mini-Report, 9.20.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
14h ago

With Roe v. Wade on the line, Supreme Court sets stage in key case

The Supreme Court has effectively ended Roe v. Wade protections in Texas. The stage is now set for the justices do the same thing nationwide.
Image: abortion-rights rall
Image: abortion-rights rall
15h ago

Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 9.20.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
16h ago

In debt-ceiling fight, McConnell makes up new rule 'out of whole cloth'

Mitch McConnell's debt-ceiling plan isn't a budget standoff or a typical fight. It's a genuine national scandal and deserves to be seen as such.
Image: Mitch McConnell
Image: Mitch McConnell
17h ago

Republicans really read the room wrong on Covid, new poll suggests

There's fresh evidence that the American mainstream is more interested in ending the pandemic than endorsing Republican talking points.
President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room at the White House on Sept. 08, 2021.
President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room at the White House on Sept. 08, 2021.
18h ago

Why an obscure Senate official blocked part of the Build Back Better plan

The Senate parliamentarian has thrown a wrench into the Democrats' Build Back Better agenda, but the fight isn't over just yet.
A recently installed surveillance camera is seen positioned near the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 13, 2021.
A recently installed surveillance camera is seen positioned near the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 13, 2021.
19h ago

Still attacking the 2020 race, Trump tells Georgia to undo his defeat

The last presidential election was 321 days ago. Donald Trump is still trying to "decertify" results he doesn't like.
Image: Donald Trump talks to reporters at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., on March 29, 2019.
Image: Donald Trump talks to reporters at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., on March 29, 2019.
19h ago

Mississippi governor gives shameful response to question about state's Covid crisis

As Mississippi struggles with its Covid crisis, its governor faced a simple question: "Are you going to change anything?" He answered in a post-policy way.
Image: Tate Reeves
Image: Tate Reeves
3d ago

Friday's Mini-Report, 9.17.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
4d ago

How one state's GOP created a case study in ugly gerrymandering

In theory, Ohio ended gerrymandering abuses. In practice, Republicans want to make sure the abuses continue.
The Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
The Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
4d ago

Friday's Campaign Round-Up, 9.17.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.

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