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  1. life after roe
    Outrage, Uncertainty, and Instant Abortion Bans After Roe v. Wade OverturnedSome Republican leaders are already calling for a nationwide ban, while protestors assemble outside the Supreme Court to express their outrage.
  2. intelligencer chats
    What Has Made the January 6 Hearings Such Great Television?TV writers would kill for some of this dialogue, for one thing.
  3. life after roe
    Could New Abortion Bans Lose in Court?It won’t be easy, but there are ways to limit the impact of Dobbs.
  4. anonymous
    ‘Things Will Be Fine’: GOP Insiders Doubt Overturning Roe v. Wade Will Cost ThemThey don’t seem all that worried the Supreme Court’s decision to end the right to an abortion will come back to haunt them in the midterms.
  5. life after roe
    This Is Not an Abortion StoryPregnancy felt like a choice, now it feels like a trap.
  6. life after roe
    No, Trump, God Didn’t Overturn Roe v. WadeThe 45th president has a habit of blasphemously confusing himself with the Almighty, despite his religious illiteracy.
  7. life after roe
    Overturning Roe Is Just the BeginningConservatives are already floating a national abortion ban and the overthrow of other privacy-based rights.
  8. life after roe
    The Necessity of HopeThings are bad. They will get worse. But despair has never been an option.
  9. abortion
    The Dissenters Say You’re Not Hysterical“The majority tells everyone not to worry,” the dissenting justices write. But they’re ringing the alarm.
  10. brave
    Thanks, NancyShe read a poem.
  11. life after roe
    John Roberts Had a Vague Plan to Only Half-Kill Abortion RightsThe chief justice said he preferred a “more measured course” in his Dobbs concurrence. His new standard would have allowed most abortion bans anyway.
  12. life after roe
    The End of Abortion Rights Is Trump’s Big PaybackHe promised Republicans a Court conservative enough to overturn Roe so long as they tolerated his corruption and criminality. It worked.
  13. the national interest
    Now We See What Happens When Social Conservatives Take the WheelThe Christian right’s power finally becomes real.
  14. abortion
    The End of Abortion As We Knew ItIn a 6–3 decision, the Supreme Court has ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade.
  15. life after roe
    Clarence Thomas Threatens Contraception, LGBTQ+ Rights Could Be Next to GoIn his concurrence to the Dobbs decision ending the right to an abortion, Justice Thomas said the Court should “reconsider” other precedents too.
  16. life after roe
    Find an AbortionAn exhaustive guide to the clinics still open in each state, how to reach them, and the services they offer.
  17. power
    Donate to an Abortion Fund Right NowIf you’re terrified about the overturning of Roe v. Wade, it’s the best thing you can do.
  18. early and often
    How Trump Found the One Justice Department Lawyer Willing to Steal the ElectionTestimony of top officials showed how far the president was willing to go to get the department illegally involved in his coup.
  19. early and often
    The Supreme Court Gun Ruling Could Lead to More ViolenceExperts and research say that looser regulation of concealed carry is correlated with higher gun-homicide rates.
  20. early and often
    Is That Sean Penn at the January 6 Hearing?The noted thespian and journalist showed up for some reason.
  21. politics
    Authorities Raid Home of Jeffrey Clark, Trump DOJ OfficialHe played a key role in former president Trump’s attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 election.
  22. 2022 midterms
    California’s Law and Order Narrative Didn’t Survive Late ReturnsRick Caruso is not the world-beater he seemed to be two weeks ago.
  23. power
    The Supreme Court Just Dealt a Giant Blow to Gun-Control LawsOne justice even felt it necessary to note that the New York law at the center of the case didn’t stop the gunman in the Buffalo mass shooting.
  24. early and often
    The Supreme Court Has Endangered the Future of Gun ControlBackground checks, age limits — anything that wasn’t around in the 1700s is probably unconstitutional, according to Clarence Thomas.
  25. early and often
    The Wildest Revelations From the January 6 CommitteePublic hearings and press reports have revealed plenty, from Ginni Thomas’s emails to Ivanka disagreeing with dad to Trump’s remarks on hanging Pence.
  26. the national interest
    Why Ron DeSantis Can Beat Trump in 2024The party is deciding, and the voters are getting the message.
  27. explainer
    Trump’s Long Campaign to Steal the Presidency: A TimelineThe insurrection wasn’t a one-day event. It was the culmination of a multifaceted, yearslong plot — and it isn’t over.
  28. early and often
    2022 Midterms: A Guide to the Races Worth WatchingA cheat sheet to keep track of all the crucial races, primary upsets, and campaign drama — Trump-fueled and otherwise — from now through Election Day.
  29. early and often
    Mo Brooks Falls With Trump’s Knife in His Back“MAGA Mo” couldn’t win once Trump endorsed Katie Britt, a 21st-century Republican version of the conservative Democrats Brooks used to battle.
  30. early and often
    Trump’s Very Bad Day in GeorgiaOn the same day that Georgia witnesses exposed Trump’s horrific behavior toward election officials, he suffered two more primary losses in the state.
  31. early and often
    AOC Endorses Ana María Archila for Lieutenant GovernorIt is a major boost to the left-wing hopeful’s campaign to win the Democratic primary next Tuesday.
  32. early and often
    The Unlikely Star of the January 6 Hearings Is Eric Herschmann’s PandaThe ex-Trump attorney is a big fan of Rob Pruitt’s series on the black-and-white bear.
  33. january 6 committee
    January 6 Committee Explores Trump’s Postelection Reign of TerrorThe former president and Rudy Giuliani tried to intimidate and smear anyone standing in their way, including local-election workers.
  34. early and often
    Georgia Election Worker’s Gut-wrenching Testimony on Being Targeted by TrumpIn emotional testimony, Shaye Moss said being falsely accused by the president sparked death threats that drove her into hiding.
  35. early and often
    Supreme Court Strikes Another Blow Against Church-State SeparationThe Court’s conservative majority ruled that Maine can’t exclude religious schools from a state tuition program. Are mandatory vouchers next?
  36. the city politic
    Is Eric Adams All Talk?Six months in, the mayor is facing questions about what, exactly, he’s doing to fix New York.
  37. foreign interests
    U.S. Botched Brittney Griner’s First Chance to Speak to Wife in 4 MonthsThey were set to talk by phone for the first time since the WNBA star was detained in Russia, but the U.S. embassy failed to patch the call.
  38. early and often
    How Do You Write a History of the Trump Era While We’re Still in It?Historians have an unusual dilemma presented by no other former president — he might run again and win.
  39. exhibit a
    It’s Been a Bad Month for the Donald Trump Innocence ProjectHis media supporters denounce the January 6 hearings as a show trial even as they stand by John Durham, a politically driven prosecutor.
  40. early and often
    Juneteenth and America’s Racial-Justice BackslideIn the year since the federal holiday was established, we’ve seen this country’s capacity to once again betray its ideals in the defense of privilege.
  41. just asking questions
    Ukraine Is at Its ‘Most Dangerous Point’ of the WarMichael Kofman on Russia’s momentum, how long Putin can weather sanctions, and the trouble with battlefield predictions.
  42. early and often
    Biden Survives Bike Fall After Failed Backpedaling AttemptThe 79-year-old president suffered an embarrassing fall from his bike one day after the Bidens made their cat travel by helicopter.
  43. politics
    AOC Accuses the City Council Speaker of Punishing MembersHer criticisms come after reports that councilmembers who voted against the budget weren’t included in a fund for district projects.
  44. gun violence
    The Hardening of AmericaFrom schools to Starbucks bathrooms, a pernicious idea gains ground.
  45. first feline
    Biden’s Approval Rating With White House Cat PlungesWillow, the president and First Lady’s cat, was spotted taking an ill-advised helicopter ride on Marine One.
  46. apocalypse wow
    Gianforte Under the Tuscan Sun While Yellowstone Was UnderwaterThe Montana governor refused to say where he was during his state’s crisis — until he was caught dining in a hill town in the Italian countryside.
  47. the picket line
    Elon Musk Wants Free Speech for Himself, Not SpaceX EmployeesWorkers were fired for daring to criticize the king.
  48. early and often
    Democrats Want to Run Against GOP Kooks. They May Regret It.Some Democrats are promoting extremist Republican candidates to boost their general-election chances. That’s a risky strategy in a wave election.
  49. the national interest
    Republicans Will Do It AgainThey have not been chastened by the revelations of the January 6 committee.
  50. january 6 committee
    Did Ginni Thomas Tell John Eastman Supreme Court Secrets?Emails show Trump’s lawyer John Eastman hoped the Supreme Court would help overturn the 2020 election. And he was in contact with one justice’s wife.
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