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Is The Supreme Court Heading For A Conservative Revolution?

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In the final weeks of the Supreme Court’s last term, the court’s conservative majority overruled two decades-old cases. The cases made headlines — not because their content was especially attention-grabbing, but because of what they may signal for the future. In both cases, liberal justices sounded the alarm on the threats they saw to other precedents. Justice Stephen Breyer even wrote in one dissent that he was left wondering “which cases the Court will overrule next.”

Breyer and the other liberal justices may soon get an answer on just how far the conservative justices are willing to go. The Supreme Court is back in session today, and it is already facing a docket full of high-profile cases, including several in which the justices have been asked to reexamine and potentially overrule past decisions. On Friday, for instance, the court announced it will review a restrictive Louisiana abortion law that’s nearly identical to a Texas law struck down by the justices in 2016. That case will be a particularly closely-watched test of whether the conservative justices are willing to start reversing liberal precedents on abortion rights. Generally, once a precedent is established, the justices say they’ll adhere to it, meaning that

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The Green Wave Continues As Senate Democrats Collect Cash

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Democrats’ official Senate campaign arm had a big September, and Democratic challengers are outraising GOP incumbents.

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Andrew Cuomo Uses Racial Slurs In Radio Interview About Racism Against Italians

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The New York governor said the phrase “n****r w*ps” on the air, citing a New York Times article.

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Sara Gideon Raised $3.2 Million Last Quarter In Bid To Unseat Senator Susan Collins

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Maine’s House speaker is one of at least five Democrats aiming to run against the Republican senator in 2020.

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