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Jun 22

SCOTUS 101: Is AMK Here to Stay?

In this week's episode, Elizabeth & Tiffany talk about the decisions in Carpenter, Lucia, and Wayfair and whether Justice Kennedy is dropping hints that he won't retire. They also chat with the newest addition to the D.C. Circuit, Judge Greg Katsas.

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Jun 22

New Minimum Wage Law Puts DC Restaurants in a Bind

If a 10 percent tax on restaurant meals wasn’t enough to jack up the cost of dining in Washington, D.C., city residents just voted for a 275 percent increase in the minimum wage for tipped workers. Proponents of it argued that working for tips forces servers to tolerate obnoxious behavior on the part of customers, and that raising the minimum wage would mitigate the problem, but will it really?

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Jun 22

Heritage Explains: The Murder That Could Change Germany

This week, Heritage's Margaret Thatcher Fellow, Robin Simcox, joins us to tell the tragic story of Susanna Feldman's murder and explain how Angela Merkel’s leadership is threatened by killings, immigrants, and open borders. 

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Jun 22

Heritage Mourns Loss of Charles Krauthammer

"Charles Krauthammer was no ordinary columnist. He wielded his pen in the service of finding truth, not furthering politics," said Heritage President Kay Coles James. "His thoughtful critiques did more than earn him a Pulitzer Prize–they broadened understanding, promoted civility, and always upheld integrity."

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Jun 21

Boko Haram’s Sick Ploy to Turn Girls Into Suicide Bombers

The Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram gained worldwide infamy in April 2014 when it kidnapped 276 girls from a boarding school in Chibok, Nigeria. Now, we know that the kidnapping raid was the beginning of an appalling evolution in Boko Haram’s use of women and girls in its terrorist activities. How has this affected terrorist plots?

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Jun 20

SCOTUS 101: Florida Man's Second SCOTUS Success

On this week's episode of SCOTUS 101, Jess Bravin of the Wall Street Journal joins Elizabeth & Tiffany to talk about the partisan gerrymandering decisions, Fane Lozman’s second SCOTUS win, and to make predictions for the rest of the term. Tune in for Supreme Trivia – Repeat SCOTUS Players Edition. Elizabeth tries to stump Jess and Tiffany provides a lifeline.

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