John Roberts

John Roberts
FEC v. Ted Cruz For Senate Is Just The Latest In A Wretched Line Of Cases 
Predictably, Roberts Supreme Court continues its deregulation of money in politics.
Who Had Access To The Leaked SCOTUS Draft Overturning Roe?
Former SCOTUS clerks explain how draft opinions are transmitted.
Where Things Stand: Just A Reminder That SCOTUS Is Poised To Loosen New York’s Gun Restrictions
This is your TPM evening briefing.

The suspected shooter who fired a gun inside a New York City MTA train car in Brooklyn yesterday was arrested this afternoon after a 24 hour-plus manhunt. The man is suspected of releasing smoke grenades inside the moving train and firing a gun 33 times, shooting 10 people and injuring 29 others. None of the victims have died.

The attack roiled New York on Tuesday, the realization of a nightmare scenario in a city that relies heavily on its massive and largely underground transit system.

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Where Things Stand: Probably Better To Have No Agenda Than Allow Rick Scott To Do … Whatever It Is He’s Doing
This is your TPM evening briefing.

I am of course just speculating, but that ^ might be Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) current internal debate after Sen. Rick Scott’s (R-FL) flailing around on Fox News this weekend.

As head of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, Scott put out an “11-Point Plan to Rescue America” last month to attempt to give Republicans some sort of safe-space to coalesce around heading into the 2022 Midterms — as the party seemingly does not have a broader legislative agenda, beyond letting the right-wing media rile the base into a frenzy over faux culture wars.

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UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 04: Chief Justice John Roberts and Associate Justice Elena Kagan, are seen during President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address in the House Chamber on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
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