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washington, dc   april 10 president donald trump bows his head during a easter blessing by bishop harry jackson, senior pastor at hope christian church in beltsville, md, in the oval office of the white house on  april 10, 2020 in washington, dcthe trump adminstration is stressing the need for physical distancing over the easter weekend photo by al drago   poolgetty images

The Members of Congress Who Asked for Pardons

nashville, tn   june 17 former us president donald trump gives the keynote address at the faith  freedom coalition during their annual "road to majority policy conference" at the gaylord opryland resort  convention center june 17, 2022 in nashville, tennessee trump's appearance comes on the heels of the third public hearing by the house committee investigating the attack on our us capitol photo by seth heraldgetty images

Trump's Misfit Goons Simply Would Not Shut Up

washington, dc   september 14 sen ron johnson r wi questions us secretary of state antony blinken during a senate foreign relations committee hearing on capitol hill, september 14, 2021 in washington, dc blinken was questioned about the biden administration's handling of the us withdraw from afghanistan photo by drew angerergetty images

Ron Johnson Should Testify to Clear All This Up

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This Is Democracy's Dirge

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Lake Mead Could Soon Be a 'Dead Pool.' It's Already a Pool of the Dead.

hagerstown, maryland   march 11 supreme court justice attends a formal investiture ceremony for a local judge at the washington county courthouse, march 11, 2022 in hagerstown, maryland  photo by andrew lichtensteincorbis via getty images

If At 1st You Don't Succeed, Find the Right Judge

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I Am a Trans Man. This Is My Abortion Story.

washington, dc   october 08 us supreme court associate justice clarence thomas arrives for the ceremonial swearing in of associate justice brett kavanaugh in the east room of the white house october 08, 2018 in washington, dc kavanaugh was confirmed in the senate 50 48 after a contentious process that included several women accusing kavanaugh of sexual assault kavanaugh has denied the allegations photo by chip somodevillagetty images

'Contraception'? Griswold Is About Privacy.

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Now Roe. What's Next?

Roe v. Wade: Supreme Court Ruling

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The Hard Right Has Gotten What It Paid For

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Get Vaxxed and Ride the Waves

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Read SCOTUS's 'Roe v. Wade' Decision

washington dc, usa   june 27, 2016 pro choice supporters celebrate in front of the us supreme court after the court, in a 5 3 ruling, struck down a texas abortion access law

The States that Will Ban Abortion

washington, dc   october 21 associate supreme court justice clarence thomas looks on as senate minority leader mitch mcconnell r ky takes to the stage to speak about thomas at the heritage foundation on october 21, 2021 in washington, dc clarence thomas has now served on the supreme court for 30 years he was nominated by former president george h w  bush in 1991 and is the second african american to serve on the high court, following justice thurgood marshall photo by drew angerergetty images

The Right-Wing Supremes Are Coming for It All

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