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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

  1. politics
    Stephen Breyer Just Answered Calls for Him to QuitThe 82-year-old liberal justice is going to make progressives wait longer for a younger jurist, if Republicans don’t spoil their hopes.
  2. the office
    What It Was Like to Work for Ruth Bader Ginsburg“We hired a college student to take care of the babies during the day. We had playpens and cribs and baby carriages.”
  3. abortion
    Can Biden and Democrats Protect Abortion Rights From Trump’s Judges?The worst was averted when Trump lost and Democrats won control of the Senate. But an anti-abortion majority on the Supreme Court could strike soon.
  4. legacy
    Honoring Her WishIn conversation with Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s granddaughter, ACLU fellow Clara Spera.
  5. scotus
    Everything We Know About Amy Coney Barrett’s ViewsDuring her confirmation hearings, she has evaded questions on abortion and health care — but her record speaks for itself.
  6. power
    What Does It Mean to Pack the Court?Congress can legally expand the number of seats on the Supreme Court, and some Democrats want to do it.
  7. rip rbg
    An Ode to Kate McKinnon’s Ruth Bader Ginsburg Impression on SNLSo many good Gins-burns.
  8. rip rbg
    Here’s How SNL and Kate McKinnon Paid Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg“Rest in Power.”
  9. supreme court
    Amy Coney Barrett and the Triumph of Phyllis SchlaflyConservatives have long understood the power of weaponizing womanhood.
  10. vision 2020
    Democrats Are All But Resigned to the Supreme Court’s Hard-Right Turn“The ACA could be overturned by Trump’s Supreme Court the week after the election, in the middle of a pandemic. There’s no good answer.”
  11. supreme court
    Senate Democrats Want Barrett to Step Aside If Supreme Court Gets Election CaseIt would make Bush v. Gore look like child’s play to rush through a Supreme Court nominee who then rules on Trump’s political fate.
  12. vision 2020
    How Biden Can Challenge Trump on Trying to Rig the ElectionBiden should try to split Trump from his enablers by disclaiming an attack on the legitimacy of the Electoral College if all votes are counted.
  13. vision 2020
    How Biden and Trump Pollsters See the Politics of the Supreme Court FightIn an ugly race, even a slight unifying effect for Trump’s base or a chance to portray a vulnerable senator as a Trump lackey can make a difference.
  14. intelligencer chats
    Would Court Packing Be Too Slippery a Slope?In the face of a 6-3 majority pushed through before the election, would Democrats favor an expanded Court? Filibuster reform? Guam statehood?
  15. politics
    Trump Booed During Visit to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s CasketThe crowd at the viewing for the late Supreme Court justice did not respond well to the presence of a president who questioned her reported last wish.
  16. after rbg
    American Women Need a Revolution. It Has to Be Bigger Than RBG.Ruth Bader Ginsburg wasn’t the feminist hero I wanted her to be. If we’re to survive the coming battles, we must be honest about her legacy.
  17. remembrances
    Michelle Obama Pays Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Conan“She was an icon. A great role model to me, and a dear friend to me and Barack.”
  18. supreme court
    Trump Says Supreme Court Needs 9 Justices for Potential Election DisputeMeanwhile, Republicans at the state and national level are reportedly gaming out ways to dispute the election.
  19. 1.5x speed
    Amicus, More Perfect, and 7 More Podcasts Worth TryingAdd some Supreme Court podcasts to your feed.
  20. vision 2020
    Pennsylvania Becomes Ground Zero For Election LawsuitsOne key struggle is over a court ruling that determined that “naked ballots” mailed without special envelopes will not be counted in November.
  21. power
    Why Did I Think She Wouldn’t Die?I see now that attributing superhuman strength to Ruth Bader Ginsburg doesn’t do her enough justice.
  22. supreme court
    How the Timeline for Confirming Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee Will Play OutIt’s now more a matter of when, not if, Trump and McConnell will fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death.
  23. supreme court
    If the McConnell Rule Is Dead, Court-Packing Is PermittedTrump has a right to appoint RBG’s replacement. And Biden will have a right to award himself a 7-6 Supreme Court majority.
  24. ruth bader ginsburg
    Anti-Abortion Zealots Demand a Vote to Fill Ginsburg’s SeatThe moment of deliverance is already here for anti-abortion activists calling in Republican debts to rush through a Supreme Court nominee.
  25. supreme court
    How a New Conservative Justice Could Affect the Supreme CourtA conservative Court would move to the right even more than arithmetic suggests on key issues like abortion as Roberts abandons his balancing role.
  26. supreme court
    Trump Contradicts White House, Says Supreme Court Pick Coming Friday or SaturdayThe president also reiterated his desire for the Senate to vote on his nominee before the election.
  27. rbg
    How Flood of Democratic Money in Wake of RBG Death Is Changing Senate MapAround $100 million has come in for Democratic Senate candidates since RBG’s death, which could be pivotal in states like Alaska.
  28. ruth bader ginsburg
    RBG’s Death: Latest Updates on Reaction, Political AftermathThe enormous political ramifications are continuing to play out.
  29. politics
    Scenes From the Supreme Court Vigil“Who will protect us now?”
  30. activism
    ‘Fear Is Fuel’At a New York memorial for Ruth Bader Ginsburg, women wondered how to channel their grief into action.
  31. rbg
    Ginsburg’s Example Shows Us How to Save Our DemocracyNo matter the obstacle, RBG’s steadfast optimism and commitment to principle saw her through. We can and must follow her lead.
  32. in memoriam
    Kate McKinnon Pays Tribute to ‘Robed Crusader’ Ruth Bader Ginsburg“Playing her on SNL was a profound joy.”
  33. power
    How to Help Fight the Attacks on RBG’s LegacyWhere to donate, whom to call, which narrow Senate races to support, and more.
  34. what now?
    We Could Lose Roe v. Wade Next Year. What Now?Don’t stockpile Plan B. Do donate to abortion funds. And start organizing immediately.
  35. some advice
    AOC Tells Us What to Do Right NowCall your uncle in a swing state and other advice from the congresswoman.
  36. the body politic
    It Shouldn’t Have Come Down to HerSome will try to blame Ruth Bader Ginsburg for not stepping down sooner. They are missing the point.
  37. obits
    The Most Moving Tributes to RBGFrom President Barack Obama, Madeleine Albright, and the journalists who knew her best.
  38. roll clip!
    Remembering the Time RBG Hit the Gym With Stephen ColbertAfter litigating whether a hot dog is a sandwich. (She says yes!)
  39. rbg
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life Remembered in PicturesA look back at key moments in the Supreme Court justice’s pioneering career, and her ascent to icon status in American culture.
  40. ruth bader ginsburg
    Why Mitch McConnell Will Try to Fill RBG’s Court SeatAfter RBG’s death, the Senate majority leader will do everything he can to push the balance of the court to the right. Odds are in his favor.
  41. supreme court
    Will Trump Rush to Replace RBG on the Supreme Court?It’s obvious the GOP will view RBG’s sad demise as a windfall. But odds remain high that her replacement will be made by the next president
  42. scotus
    How the Battle to Fill RBG’s SCOTUS Seat Could Spark a Constitutional CrisisIt turns out that the United States didn’t need to wait until Election Day to undergo a political meltdown.
  43. ruth bader ginsburg
    Here’s Who Trump Might Nominate to Replace RBG on the Supreme CourtThe judges and politicians on Trump’s Supreme Court shortlist hold extremely conservative views on voting rights, abortion, and even contraception.
  44. in memoriam
    Hollywood Pays Tribute to the Late, Great Ruth Bader GinsburgIncluding remembrances from Felicity Jones and Hillary Clinton.
  45. politics
    Women Are Texting Each Other One WordAnd the meaning is immediately clear.
  46. remembrance
    The Glorious RBGI learned, while writing about her, that her precision disguised her warmth.
  47. obits
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dead at 87Following a battle with metastatic pancreatic cancer.
  48. movie review
    RBG Is the Best Imaginable Retaliation to MansplainingYes, the Ruth Bader Ginsburg doc is a hagiography, but it has its cheeky aspect.
  49. supreme court
    Two GOP Senators Oppose Filling Supreme Court Vacancy in 2020Meanwhile, Democrats threaten to expand the court if McConnell doesn’t honor the rule he set in 2016.
  50. supreme court
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized After ‘Non-Surgical Procedure’Two weeks after her last hospitalization, Ginsburg was admitted to Sloan Kettering for a minimally invasive procedure unrelated to her liver cancer.
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