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Reading Tea Leaves on Abortion Rights

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Abortion, Alito, Samuel A Jr, Birth Control and Family Planning, Gorsuch, Neil M, Kansas, Kavanaugh, Brett M, Louisiana, Medicaid, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Roberts, John G Jr, Roe v Wade (Supreme Court Decision), Supreme Court (US), texas, Thomas, Clarence, Trump, Donald J | 0 comments

Will the conservative majority deliver on Trump’s promise to overturn Roe v. Wade?
Source: New York Times

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On Washington: ‘Kavanaugh’s Revenge’ Fell Short Against Democrats in the Midterms

Posted by on Nov 25, 2018 in Casey, Robert P Jr, Democratic Party, Kavanaugh, Brett M, Midterm Elections (2018), Republican Party, Supreme Court (US), United States Politics and Government | 0 comments

While Republicans cite the Supreme Court brawl as a factor in some Senate wins, Democrats say the fight did little damage and helped in the House.
Source: New York Times

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White House Withholds 100,000 Pages of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Records

Posted by on Sep 2, 2018 in Appointments and Executive Changes, Burck, William A, Bush, George W, Executive Privilege, Doctrine of, Grassley, Charles E, Kavanaugh, Brett M, Schumer, Charles E, United States Politics and Government | 0 comments

Senator Chuck Schumer denounced the Trump administration’s decision to cite executive privilege in refusing to release records relating to Judge Kavanaugh’s time as a lawyer in the Bush White House.
Source: New York Times

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Life After Roe

Posted by on Sep 1, 2018 in Abortion, Kavanaugh, Brett M, National Advocates for Pregnant Women, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Roe v Wade (Supreme Court Decision), Supreme Court (US), Women and Girls | 0 comments

We need to be clear about what is at stake with the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh.
Source: New York Times

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On Washington: Why a Predictable Supreme Court Fight Is a Sign of a Broken Process

Posted by on Sep 1, 2018 in Appointments and Executive Changes, Federal Courts (US), Filibusters and Debate Curbs, Kavanaugh, Brett M, Senate, Supreme Court (US), United States Politics and Government | 0 comments

The elimination of the filibuster against judicial nominees has major implications for the integrity not only of the Senate, but also of the federal courts.
Source: New York Times

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Op-Ed Columnist: Stop Calling Trump a Populist

Posted by on Aug 2, 2018 in Kavanaugh, Brett M, Organized Labor, Republican Party, Trump, Donald J, United States Politics and Government | 0 comments

From tax cuts to Kavanaugh, he’s been relentless about hurting working-class Americans.
Source: New York Times

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Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel Says the Cohen Tape Shouldn’t Seem Like Business as Usual

Posted by on Jul 26, 2018 in Bee, Samantha, Cohen, Michael D (1966- ), Colbert, Stephen, Comey, James B, Giuliani, Rudolph W, Joel, Billy, Juncker, Jean-Claude, Kavanaugh, Brett M, Kimmel, Jimmy, McDougal, Karen (1971- ), Poehler, Amy, Ross, Jeffrey, Trump, Donald J, Walters, Barbara, Williams, Serena | 0 comments

“For any other president, there would be an address to the nation tonight,” Kimmel said.
Source: New York Times

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Influential Judge, Loyal Friend, Conservative Warrior — and D.C. Insider

Posted by on Jul 14, 2018 in Appointments and Executive Changes, Courts and the Judiciary, Kavanaugh, Brett M, Lobbying and Lobbyists, Supreme Court (US), United States Politics and Government, Washington (DC) | 0 comments

The carefully crafted narrative around Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, plays down his legacy as a charter member of elite Washington.
Source: New York Times

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Teachers Unions Scramble to Save Themselves After Supreme Court’s Blow

Posted by on Jul 14, 2018 in American Federation of Teachers, Education (K-12), Kavanaugh, Brett M, New York State, Organized Labor, Supreme Court (US), Teachers and School Employees, United States Politics and Government, Weingarten, Randi | 0 comments

The Supreme Court said last month that public employees who disagree with their unions no longer have to pay dues.
Source: New York Times

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Op-Ed Columnist: We Are All Supreme Court Skeptics Now

Posted by on Jul 14, 2018 in Conservatism (US Politics), Kavanaugh, Brett M, Liberalism (US Politics), Supreme Court (US), United States Politics and Government | 0 comments

How liberals learned to fear the countermajoritarianism they used to practice.
Source: New York Times

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