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Jan. 6 Committee Hearing #8: The 187 Minutes
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Last night’s Jan. 6 House Select Committee primetime hearing was the final one for this season, or at least until September. It was, in part, a showcase of the fear felt that day — even by those Republicans who boosted Trump’s lies. Juxtaposed against somber moments (recordings played of security officials fearing for their lives, considering making goodbye calls to their families) were absurd and even comical ones — most notably, footage of Senator Josh Hawley hauling ass once the insurrection got violent. Earlier that day he had raised his fist in a gesture of solidarity with the rioters from the comfort and safety of a secure and cordoned-off space.

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Jan. 6 Hearing #7 Was All Over The Place
Listen to TPM's Twitter Space to make sense of it

One of the highlights of today’s Jan. 6 Committee hearing was a text exchange between Kylie Jane Kremer, an Ellipse rally organizer, and MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. In the text Kremer said to Lindell, “we are having a second stage at the Supreme Court again after the Ellipse.”

You may remember Josh Kovensky had the scoop on the story of a second planned rally outside SCOTUS back in December. You can read that TPM exclusive here.

Learn about this confirmation and more in a new Twitter Space conversation between Josh Kovensky and Matt Shuham, where they make sense of today’s hearing. Listen below and follow us on Twitter @TPM to tune in to the next live chat:

The Supreme Court Just Made Combatting Climate Change A Lot Harder
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In case you missed it, John Light and Kate Riga did a quick debrief on Twitter Spaces about the Supreme Court’s latest big decision. Take a listen through the link below and follow us @TPM to join the next one.

Roe v Wade Overturned
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In case you missed it Nicole LaFond and Kate Riga discussed this morning’s SCOTUS decision to overturn Roe, on Twitter. Listen through the link below and follow us on Twitter @TPM to join the next one.

Subpoenas, Raids And Jan 6 Hearing Number 5
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In case you missed it, David Kurtz and Josh Kovensky just hosted a Twitter Space, discussing everything that went down earlier this week: the feds’ raids, the subpoenas and federal agents’ contact with eleven people involved in Trump’s attempt to subvert the 2020 election. They also discussed the fifth hearing by the Jan. 6 House Select Committee investigating that same attempt. It’s been an eventful week. Listen through the link below:

A Brutal Day Of Jan. 6 Testimony
A recording of our Twitter Space

In case you missed it, here is a recording of our Twitter Space. John Light, Josh Kovensky and Matt Shuham broke down today’s Jan. 6 House select committee hearing. Listen at the link below, and follow us on Twitter @TPM to join the next one!

A Recording Of TPM’s Jan. 6 Committee Twitter Space

Earlier today, TPM’s Matt Shuham and Josh Kovensky unpacked the Jan. 6 committee’s first hearing. They’ve been covering Donald Trump and his allies’ calculated attacks on democracy and conspiracy to subvert the 2020 election since well before the defining moment of the Jan. 6 insurrection. In case you missed the LIVE conversation, here is a recording:

Follow us on Twitter @TPM to be notified of the next one.

ICYMI: Watch TPM’s Panel Discussion On A Post-Roe World
We explored what this dystopia will look like so you don't have to.

Last week, TPM’s Kate Riga hosted a virtual panel discussion with experts and practitioners on the reality of a post-Roe world. Panelists for the TPM LIVE event were Jennifer Haberkorn of the L.A. Times, Lauren Rankin, writer, and columnist for Dame Magazine, and Kulsoom Ijaz, staff attorney with the Center for Reproductive Rights. In case you missed it, you can watch a recording of the event below.

TPM LIVE Discussions
Join us for our first virtual event of the year!

On May 26 at 1 p.m. EDT, TPM’s Kate Riga will be hosting a virtual panel discussion with experts and practitioners on the reality of a post-Roe world. What can we expect when the Supreme Court rules, and in the days after? How did we get here, and what does this mean for civil liberties broadly? How will this affect the day-to-day lives of Americans state by state? Join us as we parse out answers. The event is free. Register here.

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Inside The Jackson Confirmation Hearing
Follow live updates from Kate Riga, our reporter on Capitol Hill.

TPM’s Kate Riga will be reporting LIVE from Capitol Hill on the 3rd day of hearings for Biden’s Supreme Court pick, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. For written updates you can follow along our Live Blog. For video updates follow us on Instagram: here is the link.

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