Immigration

The U.S. Supreme Court rules Biden administration can end ‘Remain in Mexico’ immigration policy

Posted on · The decision is a setback for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who filed suit against the Biden administration when the White House tried to rescind the policy.

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What overturning Roe v. Wade signals about politics and the judiciary (June 27, 2022)

Posted on · On Monday's show: We discuss what last week’s Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade signals about politics and the judiciary beyond abortion. Then, we learn about the challenges young people face when dealing with mental illness. And we get an update on Houston sports.

Politics

Ketanji Brown Jackson faces a 2nd day of questioning from senators

Posted on · On Day 2, she faced questions from Republicans on her view of critical race theory, whether she called former President George W. Bush and former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld "war criminals," and on the length of sentences she has handed down in child pornography cases.

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An historic court nominee, and a conference on the paranormal (Feb. 28, 2022)

Posted on · On Monday's show: A local expert weighs in on President Biden's nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court, and Rice University hosts an international conference on the paranormal.