America's least popular senator is … Moscow Mitch McConnell!

Ah, Mitch McConnell: the man whose face has launched a thousand quips. His refulgent charm touches our hearts, kidneys, lower intestine, and so on, before...

Because these things are exactly the same, Collins says budget deal may doom same-sex marriage law

Republicans are throwing a hissy fit over the apparent deal on climate and economic issues reached over the pending reconciliation budget which Sen. Joe...

Mitch McConnell Shivved America in the Shower – Moderates Talk About Following Rules

Just last night — only days following Supreme Court decisions to merge church and state, deny regional lawmakers the right to legislate protections for their own people,...

Senate Republicans try to create diversion from House gun votes, Jan. 6 public hearing

Following hours of gut-wrenching testimony from survivors of gun violence and the families of the dead, House Democrats passed a gun safety package with provisions that would...

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We may not need Manchin or Sinema to codify Roe.

Sen. Collins and I in February introduced a bill that would codify Roe v. Wade. I thought it made sense then, and I think...

Susan Collins whines about completely predictable SCOTUS abortion flip.

Susan Collins is apparently upset about missing the complete bloody obvious, i.e., that packing the court with a bunch of right wing ideologues would...

What Democrats could do immediately to help poor women if Roe is overturned — it's in the BBB act

Back in December 2021, I published a diary titled “Conservatives want to ban abortion, while Build Back Better addresses the reasons people have them.” In...

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Opinion | The train wreck that is Trump Legal World

The attorney-client relationship is historically one of the most sacred, cloaked with the (usually) impenetrable privilege of complete confidentiality and one that is imbued with explicit and implicit trust. Clients look to their lawyers for guidance, a keen knowledge of the law, and the ability to provide favorable public-facing content for those moments and cases
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Where Justices Ketanji Brown Jackson and Neil Gorsuch keep finding common ground

Why are Justices Ketanji Brown Jackson and Neil Gorsuch teaming up this Supreme Court term? What at first seems like an unusual pairing actually makes sense upon closer inspection, at least in the narrow sliver of cases where they’ve found common ground.On Thursday — the same day the GOP majority, with Gorsuch in tow, gutted

Kagan worried about bagels while Clarence Thomas lived large with Harlan Crow

Justice Elena Kagan was concerned about the ethical implications of receiving bagels and lox from her high school friends. Really. It seems quaint to contemplate that newly reported anecdote, but it’s all the more important to do so in light of the years of lavish, unreported gifts that Justice Clarence Thomas received from GOP billionaire

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