Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
3:55 PM ET, April 9, 2024


 Top Items: 
NBC News:
Arizona Supreme Court rules that a near-total abortion ban from 1864 is enforceable  —  The bombshell decision adds the state to the growing lists of places where abortion care is effectively banned.  —  PHOENIX — The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a 160-year-old near-total abortion ban still …
Brett Samuels / The Hill:
Biden allies tie Arizona abortion ruling to Trump: ‘This is what leaving it to the states looks like’  —  Biden campaign aides and allies on Tuesday wasted little time tying an Arizona court ruling effectively outlawing abortion in the state directly to former President Donald Trump and his call …
Ray Stern / Arizona Republic:
Abortion in Arizona set to be illegal in nearly all circumstances, state high court rules  —  The Arizona Supreme Court upheld a 160-year-old abortion ban that could shutter abortion clinics in the state.  —  The ruling indicated the ban can only be “prospectively enforced” and enforcement of the law is stayed for 14 days.
The White House:
Statement from President Joe Biden on Arizona Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Abortion Ban from 1864  —  Millions of Arizonans will soon live under an even more extreme and dangerous abortion ban, which fails to protect women even when their health is at risk or in tragic cases of rape or incest.
Luc Cohen / Reuters:
Trump loses bid to delay hush money trial pending gag order appeal  —  Donald Trump on Tuesday lost his second last-ditch bid in as many days to delay his April 15 trial on criminal charges stemming from hush money paid to a porn star.  —  The former U.S. president's lawyers argued at a hearing …
Associated Press:
Donald Trump's lawyers ask appeals court to lift gag order in hush money criminal case  —  NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's lawyers asked a New York appeals court Tuesday to delay his hush-money criminal trial while they fight to lift the former president's gag order, just days before the trial is scheduled to start.
New York Times:
The Inside Story of Alvin Bragg's Case Against Trump … Reporters vied for seats in the briefing room, some even crouching on the floor.  They all knew, on this Tuesday in early April 2023, that Alvin L. Bragg, the Manhattan district attorney, was about to announce something momentous …
New York Times:
Trump's Attempt to Delay Trial Is Denied by Appeals Court Judge
Ella Lee / The Hill:
Trump hush money jurors will be asked about QAnon, not political affiliation
Ed White / Associated Press:
Michigan school shooter's parents sentenced to at least 10 years in prison
Chris Geidner / Law Dork:
Don't fall for Trump's new abortion position claims  —  While once again taking credit for the end of Roe v. Wade and the constitutional right to an abortion, Donald Trump nonetheless tried to distance himself on Monday from the most extreme anti-abortion positions of his party in an explicit effort to “win elections.”
Amanda Marcotte / Salon:
Evangelicals won't be bothered by Trump's abortion gambit — they know he's lying
Rebecca Crosby / Popular Information:
What Trump really said about abortion  —  During the 2024 presidential campaign …
Nick Robertson / The Hill:
Ken Buck knocks ‘Moscow Marjorie’ Taylor Greene  —  Former Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) took shots at Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) Monday, attacking his former GOP colleague as “Moscow Marjorie.”  —  The jab comes after former Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) called Greene a …
Ben Terris / Washington Post:
The deeply silly, extremely serious rise of ‘Alpha Male’ Nick Adams  —  Meet the Trump-backed raconteur who is teaching America's young men the art of being hard to deal with  —  Nick Adams was speaking to the men in the room.  —  “Never apologize,” he said.  “Never mask up.
Discussion: Raw Story and Althouse
How Senate Dems plan to quickly ‘dispose’ of Mayorkas trial  —  Sen. Debbie Stabenow, the No. 3 Democrat, said the party will move to dismiss the articles of impeachment on Thursday.
Discussion: CBS News and PoliticusUSA
Georgina Rannard / BBC:
European court rules human rights violated by climate inaction  —  A group of older Swiss women have won the first ever climate case victory in the European Court of Human Rights.  —  The women, mostly in their 70s, said that their age and gender made them particularly vulnerable to the effects of heatwaves linked to climate change.
New York Times:
As Kushner's Investment Firm Steps Out, the Potential Conflicts Are Growing  —  Jared Kushner's Affinity Partners has invested more than $1.2 billion, much of it in firms abroad, drawing new scrutiny as his father-in-law, Donald Trump, again seeks the presidency.
Discussion: Raw Story
Becca Savransky / ProPublica:
The Influential Conservative Group Making it Harder for Idaho Districts to Fix Their Schools  —  The Idaho Freedom Foundation has gone beyond the education culture wars by targeting local bond and levy elections, which districts rely on heavily to build and repair schools.  —  Co-published with Idaho Statesman
Discussion: Chalkbeat and The Colorado Sun
US Department of Justice:
Idaho Man Arrested for Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIS  —  For Immediate Release  —  Alexander Scott Mercurio, 18, of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, was arrested Saturday, April 6, 2024, in Coeur d'Alene for attempting to provide material support and resources to ISIS.
Jonathan Watts / The Guardian:
Tenth consecutive monthly heat record alarms and confounds climate scientists  —  If the anomaly does not stabilise by August, ‘the world will be in uncharted territory’, says climate expert  —  Another month, another global heat record that has left climate scientists scratching their heads …
Discussion: Raw Story, The Hill, UPI and Al Jazeera
Summer Concepcion / NBC News:
Trump says Jews who vote for Biden do ‘not love Israel’ and ‘should be spoken to’  —  The presumptive Republican presidential nominee repeated an antisemitic trope he has pushed suggesting American Jews have dual loyalties to the U.S. and Israel.  —  Former President Donald Trump on Monday …
Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times:
TV Networks to Urge Biden and Trump to Debate, Wading Into a Fraught Topic  —  Speculation has swirled in the political world about whether the presumptive candidates will agree to the traditional face-to-face events, a campaign staple since 1976.  —  In an unusual move …
Discussion: Joe.My.God. and MeidasTouch
Rasmussen Reports:
Are Democrats Using Illegal Immigration to Build a ‘Permanent Majority’?  —  Preventing illegal immigrants from voting is very important, according to a majority of voters, who agree with Elon Musk that Democrats are encouraging immigration as part of a plan to gain a “permanent majority.”
Discussion: Washington Examiner and Breitbart
Bob Lord / Mother Jones:
Who Wants to Be a Trillionaire?  —  Don't laugh.  That's exactly where America's oligarchic policies are taking us.  —  Forbes' annual list of the 400 richest Americans debuted in 1982 with shipping magnate Daniel Ludwig in the top slot.  Ludwig's wealth, the magazine reported, was $2 billion (about $6.3 billion in today's dollars).
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 3:55 PM ET, April 9, 2024.

View the current page or another snapshot:

 Who's Hiring in Media? 
Add your company here
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Mastodon
 More Items: 
Greg Norman / Fox News:
Anti-Israel agitators shut down Senate cafeteria, around 50 arrested
Emmet Lyons / CBS News:
ISIS stadium threat puts UEFA Champions League soccer teams on alert for quarterfinals
Matthew Yglesias / Slow Boring:
Smartphones in schools are bad
Discussion: Louisiana Illuminator
Paul Steinhauser / Fox News:
SCOOP: McConnell-aligned groups set election year fundraising record in battle for Senate majority
Discussion: RedState and Washington Post
M.D. Kittle / The Federalist:
Biden's Latest Student Loan Bailout Has Election-Year Bribe Written All Over It
Molly Jong-Fast / Vanity Fair:
None of This Is Normal  —  Donald Trump's 2024 bid is an antidemocratic revenge fantasy …
 Earlier Items: 
Wall Street Journal:
Biden Is Spending $1 Trillion to Fight Climate Change. Voters Don't Care.
Washington Post:
How Donald Trump's mug shot became a defiant and divisive 2024 symbol
Discussion: Raw Story
Glenn Kessler / Washington Post:
Which Trump lies stick? Republicans believe some falsehoods more than they did six years ago, our poll finds.