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2h ago

What to do about a Supreme Court on a ‘reactionary rampage’

A radicalized Supreme Court majority is changing the nation. Congress has options to deal with such circumstances; what it needs is political will.
Supreme Court of the United States
Supreme Court of the United States
3h ago

Friday’s Campaign Round-Up, 7.1.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
GOP Nevada Senate Candidate Adam Laxalt Holds Election Night Event
GOP Nevada Senate Candidate Adam Laxalt Holds Election Night Event
4h ago

Is Trump World paying for Jan. 6 committee witnesses’ lawyers?

There's plenty of evidence to consider, and the answer is more than just a political curiosity.
House Jan. 6 select committee hearing
House Jan. 6 select committee hearing
5h ago

DeSantis’ education initiative in Florida derided as ‘propaganda’

As one local educator put it, “There was this Christian nationalism philosophy that was just baked into everything that was there.”
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on June 17.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on June 17.
6h ago

Mississippi speaker: No abortions for 12-year-old incest victims

Asked whether a 12-year-old child molested by a family member should carry a pregnancy to term, Philip Gunn replied, “That is my personal belief.”
Image: Philip Gunn
Image: Philip Gunn
7h ago

Supreme Court to consider radical independent legislature theory

The Supreme Court has agreed to consider a case about the so-called “independent state legislature” doctrine. For democracy, that's not good news.
Image: U.S. Supreme Court Releases Opinions
Image: U.S. Supreme Court Releases Opinions
7h ago

Mitch McConnell’s new hostage threat is brazen (even for him)

Mitch McConnell has been known to launch hostage strategies, but his threat to derail a bipartisan competitiveness bill is a doozy, even for him.
Image: Mitch McConnell
Image: Mitch McConnell
22h ago

Thursday’s Mini-Report, 6.30.22

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Ketanji Brown Jackson Sworn-In As Newest Supreme Court Justice
Ketanji Brown Jackson Sworn-In As Newest Supreme Court Justice
1d ago

Clarence Thomas cites discredited claim about Covid vaccines

The Supreme Court’s credibility was already suffering. The more justices publish factual errors, the more it further tarnishes the court’s reputation.
Justice Thomas Attends Forum On His 30 Year Supreme Court Legacy
Justice Thomas Attends Forum On His 30 Year Supreme Court Legacy
1d ago

GOP-appointed justices make combating climate crisis much harder

Unfortunately for life on Earth, Republican-appointed justices delivered for those opposed to combatting the climate crisis.
US is the second-largest contributor of Greenhouse emissions
US is the second-largest contributor of Greenhouse emissions
1d ago

Thursday’s Campaign Round-Up, 6.30.22

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Sen. Raphael Warnock speaks during a news conference after the weekly Democratic policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Dec. 7.
Sen. Raphael Warnock speaks during a news conference after the weekly Democratic policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Dec. 7.

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