In This Episode
Joe Biden’s approval rating takes a hit among some Democrats as Republicans obstruct his agenda, law professor Melissa Murray joins to discuss whether the Supreme Court is as right-wing as we thought, and Senator Bernie Sanders talks to Tommy Vietor about the latest negotiations in Congress over voting rights, infrastructure, and more.
BIDEN APPROVAL RATING
- FiveThirtyEight: Latest Polls
- NYT: Biden’s Approval Takes a Hit, Driven by Sagging Hopes Among Democrats
- Monmouth University Poll: National: Biden Spending Plans Remain Popular
- FiveThirtyEight: Republicans Really, Really Dislike Biden. But It’s Not Just About Him.
- The Atlantic: Biden’s Latest Challenge Could Be Insurmountable
- Bloomberg: Progressives Fret Over Biden’s Wooing of GOP Over Infrastructure
- NYT: Bipartisan Infrastructure Talks Collide With Democrats’ Goal to Tax the Rich
- WaPo: The state of play on voting rights in Congress
- Forbes: Poll: Biden Approval Continues Slide As Americans Remain Divided On Reopening
- WaPo: Biden marks milestone of 300 million coronavirus vaccination shots in 150 days
- NYT: With Vaccination Goal in Doubt, Biden Warns of Variant’s Threat
- Politico: AOC: Bipartisan deals often ‘underserve the communities that are already underserved’
- AP: ‘We need more’: Democrats frustrated as agenda faces hurdles
- Bloomberg Opinion: What Does Biden’s Approval Rating Tell Us?
- The New Yorker: American Democracy Isn’t Dead Yet, but It’s Getting There
- NYT: Affordable Care Act Survives Latest Supreme Court Challenge
- NYT: Obamacare Is Here to Stay. Brace for New Health Care Battles.
- WaPo: Supreme Court’s pro-ACA decision spurs both parties to new strategies
- NBC: Supreme Court rules in favor of Catholic charity that wouldn’t allow same-sex foster parents
- NPR: Supreme Court Rules Catholic Group Doesn’t Have To Consider LGBTQ Foster Parents
- The 19th: The Supreme Court rules unanimously in LGBTQ+ rights vs. religious liberty case.
- The Atlantic: The Fight for Religious Freedom Isn’t What It Used to Be
- NYT: The Supreme Court’s Newest Justices Produce Some Unexpected Results
- Politico: Justices don’t vote the way you expect them to, Christie says
- Bloomberg: Supreme Court’s Conservatives Duck ‘Big Waves’ as Storms Loom
- CNN: Roberts, Kavanaugh and Barrett have seized the Supreme Court for now
- WaPo: Opinion: At the Supreme Court, precedent takes a leave of absence
- NPR: Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s Rise Continues To Fascinate In ‘Dissent’
- QuadCity Times: Column: A moderately conservative court
- NBC: Supreme Court decisions on abortion and guns could shake up 2022 election
- WaPo: Editorial Board: A big abortion case could upend ‘Roe’ — and burn the court’s credibility
- Boston Globe: Justice Breyer, under pressure from left to retire, takes the long view
- Slate: Stephen Breyer’s Apparent Retirement Plan Will Backfire
- The Atlantic: Justice Breyer’s Legacy-Defining Decision
- WaPo: I’ve urged Supreme Court justices to stick around — but never to retire. Until now.
- CNN: Nothing Justice Stephen Breyer has said publicly suggests he’s ready to quit
- NYT: Why Justice Breyer May Resist Calls for His Retirement
- LA Times Editorial: A Breyer retirement could help depoliticize the Supreme Court
- Daily Beast: Liberals, STFU With Telling Justice Breyer to Retire
- NYT: McConnell suggests he would block a Biden nominee for the Supreme Court in 2024.
- NYT: Progressive groups step up calls for Justice Breyer to retire.
- WaPo: Opinion: I think retirement would be just perfect for Justice Breyer — or anyone else! (6/18)
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