Supreme Court takes on big issues — and more scrutiny

Political Theater, Episode 220

Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse participates in a Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday on the new Texas abortion law and the Supreme Court. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse participates in a Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday on the new Texas abortion law and the Supreme Court. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Jason Dick
Posted September 29, 2021 at 4:25pm

The Supreme Court begins its new term on Oct. 4, and the stakes are sky high for the justices. They will hear cases that could usher in sweeping changes on abortion and gun rights, all amid a time of intense political pressure on the court.

CQ Roll Call senior writer and legal affairs correspondent Todd Ruger joins the Political Theater podcast to discuss the upcoming term. 

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