Obama secures enough Senate votes to overcome potential veto of Iran deal.
Denali gets its official name change but loses 10 feet off its summit elevation.
Really great piece on the Denali naming pseudo-controversy from the Alaska point of view. Give it a read.
Ed Kilgore on Ben Carson: "Carson’s distinguished life and his whole manner of presentation numbs the mind to his extremism—except to the initiated, who nod knowingly at every reference to Alinsky and 'political correctness.'"
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!