Ari Berman, Voter Suppression and Amanda Marcotte Tells Us What Todd Akin Reveals About the Pro Life Movement

August 21, 2012

Welcome back! Today Ari Berman (@AriBerman) of The Nation will talk with Sam about efforts on the ground in Pennsylvania to fight back against the Republicans voter suppression efforts. And Amanda Marcotte  (@amandamarcotte) will join Sam to talk about what Todd Akin reveals about the true beliefs and policy goals of the “Pro Life” movement.

Past Episodes

It's Casual Friday! Sam and Emma host Heather Digby Parton, contributing writer at Salon.com and proprietor of the blog Hullabaloo to round up the week in news. First, Sam and Emma dive into SCOTUS officially taking out a chunk from the administrative state, Biden’s decision to nominate an ...
Emma hosts Natasha Lennard, columnist at The Intercept, to discuss her recent reporting before, during, and after Roe V. Wade's overturning by the Supreme Court. Then, Emma is joined by Greg Casar, candidate for Congress in Texas's 35th District, to give us an update from the campaign ...
Sam and Emma host Mark Joseph Stern, senior writer at Slate, to discuss the recent bombshell SCOTUS opinions, and what other decisions remain to be issued. Then, they are joined by Matt Stoller, Director of Research at the American Economic Liberties Project and author of the BIG newsletter on ...