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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…

The Real Target of the Supreme Court’s EPA Decision

Getty Images This story was originally published by Slate and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In yet another major blow to democratic constitutionalism, the Supreme Court ruled in West Virginia v. EPA that the Clean Air Act does not give EPA authority to regulate the power grid as a whole. The decision will likely limit the…

This Is What Liz Cheney Is Up Against In Wyoming

Brian Cahn/ZUMA Press Wire Facts matter: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our nonprofit reporting. Subscribe to our print magazine.When Liz Cheney first ran for federal office in Wyoming nine years ago, she was undone, in part, by the simplest faux pas: She had improperly obtained a Wyoming fishing license without…

This Is the Republican Roadmap for Eradicating Reproductive Rights

Andrew Lichtenstein/Getty Images Facts matter: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our nonprofit reporting. Subscribe to our print magazine.Emboldened by the Supreme Court’s decision demolishing the constitutional right to an abortion, Republicans have signaled that they plan to take further action to limit, if not eradicate, abortion rights by imposing federal…