Federal judge summons Kentucky county clerk AND her entire staff to explain why she should not face stiff fine or jail time for refusing the court's order to issue same-sex marriage licenses, with special video bonus of her refusing a license to a gay couple this morning after the Supreme Court declined to bail her out.
If you weren't following on Twitter, you missed James O'Keefe's big belly flop this morning in front of the DC political press. Really must read.
Same-sex couples ask judge to impose fine against recalcitrant Kentucky clerk still refusing to issue them marriage licenses, but stop short of asking for jail time.
The inevitable Jeb v. Trump action is heating up.
For his "Year of Mercy," Pope Francis announces special dispensation for women seeking to confess their abortions.
Sensing the moment, Trump comes down on the imperialist side of the Denali naming faux controversy. Or on the Ohio is a swing state side. Take your pick. Here's Ben Railton on the historical context of the Denali naming freakout.
To catch you up, the Supreme Court late yesterday dealt a blow to that Kentucky county clerk who is still refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses. She was seeking a stay of the lower court order to issue the licenses while she appealed the decision. The Supreme Court declined to issue a stay.
Fox's Elisabeth Hasselbeck: "Why has the Black Lives Matter movement not been classified yet as a hate group?"
Former Ohio congressman: Denali ain't gonna be a river in Ohio!
The Daily Show had some fun with the Denali name-change last month. Watch:
Karl Rove has a book on William McKinley coming out in November.
This is hilarious. Unlike Ohio pols (particularly the Republican ones), the William McKinley presidential library in Canton is taking the renaming of Mt. McKinley in stride. Caitlin Cruz reports.
Aurin Squire on conservative media eager to compare the Virginia newscast shooting to the Charleston massacre: "This hyperbolic outcry is part of a longstanding practice of false equivalency—assuming that systemic racial violence towards African Americans and individual incidents of black people killing white people are one and the same."