Galleries The Week In Pictures Kansas abortion amendment goes down, Dems finally get 50 votes for their agenda, Orbán's authoritarianism comes to Dallas. By TPM Staff | August 6, 2022 8:40 a.m. Iman Alsaden, chief medical officer for Planned Parenthood Great Plains, and Kelsey Rhodes of Kansas City hug as they and Kansans for Constitutional Freedom supporters celebrate the failure of a proposed amendment to... Iman Alsaden, chief medical officer for Planned Parenthood Great Plains, and Kelsey Rhodes of Kansas City hug as they and Kansans for Constitutional Freedom supporters celebrate the failure of a proposed amendment to the constitution that would open a path to an abortion ban. (Tammy Ljungblad/Kansas City Star/Tribune News Service via Getty Images) MORE LESS Here’s a look back at some of TPM’s top stories this week … Sinema And Manchin Are Both, Finally, On BoardSen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) this week agreed to support the Inflation Reduction Act, paving the way for Democrats to pass legislation providing billions for combatting and adapting to climate change, along with health care and tax measures. Democrats had sought a deal with two centrist senators — Sinema and Joe Manchin (D-WV) — for more than a year, inspiring immense frustration. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)GOP Deepens Its Romance With OrbánismHungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Dallas, Texas, on Thursday. Many on the American right have cast Orbán as a figure to look to as inspiration for the Republican Party’s future, despite his moves to weaken Hungry’s democracy and recent remarks about “race mixing” that one of his own staffers — who resigned — described as “a pure Nazi speech” that was “worthy of Goebbels.” (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)DOJ Sues Idaho For Its Abortion BanThe Department of Justice on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Idaho, arguing that its abortion ban did not comply with federal patient protections. The suit cited the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act, or EMTALA, which requires hospitals receiving Medicare funds to stabilize anyone seeking care for an “emergency medical condition.” Attorney General Merrick Garland is shown here on Wednesday, attending a meeting of the Task Force on Reproductive Healthcare Access. President Joe Biden appeared via teleconference. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)Attempt To Strip Kansans Of Abortion Rights Crashes And BurnsAbortion supporters react as an effort by Republicans in Kansas’ state legislature to remove protections for abortion from the state constitution is voted down by overwhelming margins. (Photo by DAVE KAUP/AFP via Getty Images)Boosters Of Trump’s Lie That The 2020 Election Was Stolen Win Primaries Across USRepublican candidate for Arizona Governor Kari Lake holds up a sledgehammer as she speaks to supporters that are waiting for ballots to be counted Tuesday. Lake was one of many Trump-aligned candidates who contend the 2020 election was stolen to win her primary on Tuesday. Notably, Lake suggested her election, too, would be stolen — while she was losing. Once she was winning, it was a different story. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) TPM Staff Have a tip? Send it Here!