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Alleged sexual assaulter and perjurer Judge Brett Kavanaugh is now Justice Kavanaugh on the U.S. Supreme Court, meaning all five serving Republican appointees on the nine-person Court serve under one cloud of illegitimacy or another.
Dahlia Lithwick talks with Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon about the “deep wounds” in the Senate following Justice Kavanaugh’s confirmation.
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Meagan Day reflects on the toxicity — and banality — of the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation to the Supreme Court. We look at the way the contentious, emotional hearings exposed the fault lines between gender, privilege, class, and politics in the US.
John Nichols talks about investigations that could lead to the filing of articles of impeachment against Brett Kavanaugh.
There is bipartisan agreement that Article 3 Section 2 of the Constitution gives Congress the power to regulate the Supreme Court, so why don't Democrats use this tactic to fight Citizens United?
Eoin Higgins of The Intercept argues that had Obama investigated and prosecuted Bush administration officials, Brett Kavanaugh would probably never have made it to the Supreme Court.
Ch. 8: A Response To Matthew On Abortion - Ani from Alabama
Ch. 9: Reproductive justice and the ambiguity of life - Elizabeth from Virginia
Ch. 10: Final comments on the choice litmus test
THE MIDTERMS MINUTE
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TOSS UP BATTLEGROUND HOUSE SEATS (part 3)
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UT-04: Ben McAdams
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Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Chrome and Wax - Ray Catcher (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Heather - Migration (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Tar and Spackle - Plaster (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Entrap - Darby (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Cases to Rest - Bodytonic (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Gusty Hollow - Migration (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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