David Kurtz

David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.

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For his "Year of Mercy," Pope Francis announces special dispensation for women seeking to confess their abortions.

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.

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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.