SCOTUS

Listen To This: Oh Dearie

A new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast is live! This week, Josh and Kate discuss Trump’s special master woes and activist efforts to keep a potentially catastrophic case out of the Supreme Court’s hands.

You can listen to the new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast here.

Where Things Stand: Tossing Their Leverage With The Bathwater?
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Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and the rest of the bipartisan group of senators working on the passage of a same-sex marriage bill announced today that they’re going to table their efforts until after the election. Baldwin in a statement noted that she’s confident the group will get enough Republicans on board post-midterms for the bill to pass the Senate.

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Listen To This: The Purge

A new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast is live! This week, Josh and Kate discuss the CNN purge and the newest developments in the court case over Trump’s documents.

You can listen to the new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast here.

Inflation Reduction Act Won’t Get Around SCOTUS Climate Ruling. But It Strengthens EPA’s Future Abilities
The new law amends the Clean Air Act – the nation’s primary air quality law – to define several greenhouse gases as air pollutants.
Where Things Stand: A Bipartisan Shrug At The Bare Minimum
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Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) said it himself upon unveiling a new, bipartisan bill that would, at the very least, codify the right to an abortion into federal law: it’s the bare minimum.

“What the four of us were trying to do was put a statutory minimum in place that replicated what the law was a day before Dobbs,” Kaine said of the Reproductive Freedom For All Act, which he introduced with Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) this afternoon.

The language of the law is a bare bones compromise, seemingly aimed at putting something on the books that would prevent red states from outright banning access to abortion, which we’ve seen proposed and passed in several states across the nation since the Supreme Court overturned Roe in June. It could also help protect people living in states with old trigger laws on the books that are now going into effect post-Roe.

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Listen To This: Drips From The Leak

A new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast is live! This week, Josh and Kate discuss new data points on the Dobbs leak and the shifting prognostications of the midterm elections.

You can listen to the new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast here.

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