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Complaining About Air Travel Is a No-Brainer for Democrats

Tony Williams/CQ Roll Call via ZUMA Facts matter: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our nonprofit reporting. Subscribe to our print magazine.On Wednesday Pennsylvania’s Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman proposed an intriguing new policy idea: What if airlines weren’t so terrible? With non-weather-induced cancellations throwing a big wrench into the summer-vacation…

Is Roe Really on The Ballot?

A pro-choice protester’s sign at the Supreme Court after it issued its opinion on Dobbs. Allison Bailey/NurPhoto/AP Facts matter: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our nonprofit reporting. Subscribe to our print magazine.In the aftermath of the fall of Roe, Democrats dispensed a familiar rejoinder. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned that…

Andrew Cuomo Now Claims He’s a Cancel Culture Victim

zz/NDZ/STAR MAX/IPx/AP Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.For the latter part of his political career, Rep. John Lewis’ name was a sort of crutch that cynical politicians reached for in order to help themselves forward. John McCain, who once voted against making…

States of Denial: A Guide to Some of the GOP’s Most Brazen Attacks on Voting Rights and Elections

From left: Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael J. Gableman, Texas Governor Greg Abbott, and Florida Governor Ron DeSantisMother Jones illustration Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.Ahead of the midterms, Republicans have launched a full-scale assault on the election system. Fueled by the…