- Justices predicted to bring about end of affirmative action
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Good morning, US politics blog readers. Months after they handed down a decision that ended nearly five decades of nationwide abortion rights, the supreme court’s conservative majority will today hear two cases that are predicted to bring about the end of affirmative action. The court’s six-justice conservative majority is known to be hostile to race-conscious admissions policies such as those at Harvard University and the University of North Carolina, and is widely expected to use the cases as an opportunity to throw out another longstanding decision in favor of modern rightwing orthodoxy.
Here’s what else is happening today:
The Bidens are heading to New York, where Joe Biden will attend a private memorial service, and first lady Jill Biden will campaign for Democrats including gubernatorial candidate Kathy Hochul and congressman Sean Patrick Maloney.
The man who attacked Paul Pelosi on Friday is likely to be formally charged today. He made clear during the attack on their San Francisco home that he was looking for his wife, Democratic House speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Reminder: the 8 November midterms are only eight days away! Voters will decide whether Democrats will control the Senate and House of Representatives for another two years, as well cast ballots for gubernatorial and statehouse candidates.
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