Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
12:20 PM ET, June 26, 2014

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
ThinkProgress:
The Supreme Court Just Made It Harder For Women To Exercise Their Right To Choose  —  The Supreme Court unanimously struck down Massachusetts' abortion buffer zone law on Thursday, ruling in favor of anti-choice protesters who argued that being required to stay 35 feet away from clinic entrances …
Discussion: Shakesville
RELATED:
Politico:
Supreme Court strikes down Obama recess appointments  —  In a rebuke to President Barack Obama, the Supreme Court struck down three of his recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board as unconstitutional.  —  The decision Thursday gives the Senate broad power …
Associated Press:
High court limits president's appointments power  —  The Supreme Court on Wednesday limited the president's power to fill high-level vacancies with temporary appointments, ruling in favor of Senate Republicans in their partisan clash with President Barack Obama.
New York Times:
A More Nuanced Breakdown of the Supreme Court  —  This is the time of year that the news media roll out a familiar graphic: Nine head shots of Supreme Court justices, arrayed from most liberal to most conservative.  —  In spacing the head shots at equal intervals, the graphics suggest a steady procession from left to right.
Greg Stohr / Bloomberg:
President's Recess-Appointment Power Cut by High Court  —  The U.S. Supreme Court curbed the president's power to make temporary appointments without Senate approval, backing congressional Republicans and dealing a blow to President Barack Obama.  —  The justices ruled unanimously …
Richard Wolf / USA Today:
High court rules against Obama on recess appointments  —  WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court dealt a blow to the powers of the presidency Thursday, ruling decisively that President Obama violated the Constitution by going around the Senate to name key labor and financial watchdogs.
Richard Wolf / Associated Press:
Supreme Court strikes down abortion clinic buffer zone
Discussion: The PJ Tatler
The Hill:
Odds tilt toward GOP Senate  —  Republicans are in the strongest position to win back the Senate since losing it eight years ago.  —  Over several months, the party has expanded its range of targeted seats, and the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) has helped defeat insurgents …
RELATED:
Alexander Burns / Politico:
The staggering price of crushing the tea party  —  National Republican leaders are toasting primary season as a smashing success over activist conservatives that has put the hard right on the ropes and given the Washington GOP the slate of candidates it wanted for 2014.
Discussion: Hot Air and WJLA-TV
Patrick O'Connor / Wall Street Journal:
Tea Party's Poll Setbacks Don't Limit Its Washington Clout
Discussion: ABC News
RELATED:
Ed Kilgore / Washington Monthly:
McDaniel Goes Over the Brink
Discussion: Mediaite
Alec MacGillis / The New Republic:
Black Voters Saved Thad Cochran and the GOP Establishment.  Here's What Republicans Owe Them In Return.
Politico:
The mocker-in-chief  —  The sarcastic bear is loose, and he's loving every minute of it.  —  President Barack Obama is letting his inner Don Rickles run free, mocking climate deniers as the crowd who used to think the moon was made out of cheese or spineless dopes who can't or won't listen …
Discussion: Booman Tribune and RedState
RELATED:
Glenn Thrush / Politico:
The Survivor  —  Why the hell is Eric Holder still around?
Discussion: Washington Post
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
John Boehner wants to sue President Obama  —  Republicans, after years of squabbling with President Obama, have decided to resolve their differences with him according to a time-honored American tradition.  —  They are going to sue him.  —  “What we have seen clearly over the last five years …
RELATED:
Washington Post:
Immigration reform effectively dead until after Obama leaves office, both sides say
Amy Chozick / New York Times:
Sales of Hillary Clinton's New Memoir Drop Sharply in 2nd Week  —  Sales of Hillary Rodham Clinton's new memoir, “Hard Choices,” declined 43.5 percent to 48,000 copies in its second week on the shelves, according to Nielsen BookScan.  —  The sales figures put pressure on the publisher …
Stephen Ohlemacher / Associated Press:
EMAILS: IRS OFFICIAL SOUGHT AUDIT OF GOP SENATOR  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional investigators say they uncovered emails Wednesday showing that a former Internal Revenue Service official at the heart of the tea party investigation sought an audit involving a Republican senator in 2012.
RELATED:
David Martosko / Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: Former GOP senate candidate Todd Akin doubles down on ‘legitimate rape’ comment and says ‘hypocrite’ Hillary Clinton ‘de-legitimized’ a 12-year-old rape victim  — Akin said in 2012 that abortion bans didn't need to include exceptions for rape victims because ‘legitimate rape’ rarely leads to conception
CNN:
US-Germany match to go on despite downpour  —  (CNN) — It's raining hard Thursday in Recife, Brazil, where the U.S. is set to face off against Germany in a crucial World Cup game.  —  Yet the pivotal match will be played as scheduled, an official for soccer's governing body said.
Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times:
City Loses Final Appeal on Limiting Sales of Large Sodas  —  The Bloomberg big-soda ban is officially dead.  —  The state's highest court on Thursday refused to reinstate New York City's controversial limits on sales of jumbo sugary drinks, exhausting the city's final appeal and handing …
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 12:20 PM ET, June 26, 2014.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Site News: 

Nothing recent. See Techmeme News for earlier news.

 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
Mini-memeorandum: memeorandum for mobiles
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
Associated Press:
Susan Collins supports same-sex marriage
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
rubio.senate.gov:
Rubio Delivers Address On Middle Class Economic Challenges
Karoli / Latest from Crooks and Liars:
Darrell Issa On DREAMers: Deport Them!
Discussion: ThinkProgress
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry / The Week:
Vox, derp, and the intellectual stagnation of the Left
Discussion: Hot Air
Lori Montgomery / Washington Post:
On N.C.'s Outer Banks, scary climate-change predictions prompt a change of forecast
 Earlier Items: 
John Aguilar / Denver Post:
BOULDER COUNTY BEGINS ISSUING SAME-SEX MARRIAGE LICENSES; AG SAYS NO
Sam Schechner / Wall Street Journal:
Google Starts Removing Search Results Under Europe's ‘Right to be Forgotten’
Charles Lane / Washington Post:
The Export-Import Bank faces extinction under new GOP leadership
Discussion: Wall Street Journal, Salon and The Dish
Paul Blumenthal / The Huffington Post:
The Investigation Into Scott Walker Could Be Way, Way Bigger Than Scott Walker
Discussion: CNN, Hullabaloo and BuzzFeed
Igor Volsky / ThinkProgress:
Fox Host Yells At Michele Bachmann For Trying To Sue Obama: 'You're Being Silly'
Discussion: ThinkProgress and The Raw Story
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Jeremy Greenfield / Forbes:
Survey: Book Buyers Leaving Amazon Because of Hachette Dispute

Dean Starkman / Columbia Journalism Review:
Bloomberg struggles to break out of the box

Lucia Moses / Digiday:
NowThis News pivots for the Vine and Instagram era

 
Sister Sites:

Techmeme
 Tech news essentials
Mediagazer
 Must-read media news
WeSmirch
 Celebrity news and gossip