House Speaker Mike Johnson Gets Political Cover From Donald Trump

Plus: Don’t expect the former president to face backlash from pro-life leaders for his turn on abortion.

More Wealth-Tax Madness

Why fiscal policy is best left to municipalities.

Our Best Stuff From the Week Donald Trump Roiled the Abortion Debate

The presumptive Republican nominee said policy should be left to the states—until Arizona all but banned the procedure altogether.

Hard Numbers, Hard Spot for GOP on Abortion

The pro-choice contingent of the electorate had been growing since 2010. And then Roe v. Wade fell.

The ‘Vibes’ Factor

What voters know, and what they assume.

When a ‘Pro-Life’ Republican Defends His State’s Abortion Rights

Plus: Will Washington state Republicans again choose a MAGA diehard as they try to retake a congressional seat?

Trump’s Toxic Touch

Even his relatively moderate positions are ultimately grotesque.

Arizona’s Bombshell Abortion Ruling

Plus: Donald Trump is driving Republicans’ new course on abortion.

Liar’s Poker

Did Trump’s abortion statement change anything?

Trump Backs State-by-State Abortion Legislation

The former president tries to thread post-Roe needle, but faces rebukes from some pro-life advocates.

Souljah Boy

Is Trump’s abortion punt a “Sister Souljah moment”?

Dems Zero-In on Abortion in Michigan’s Senate Battle

The Biden campaign begins outreach to ‘Haley Republicans.’

Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Mifepristone Case

The suit over abortion pill regulations seems likely to hinge on standing, not substance.

What’s at Stake in the Abortion Pill Case Before the Supreme Court?

The case could result in the reinstatement of FDA rules governing the distribution of the abortion drug that were in effect until 2016.

The Abortion Squeeze

How the Supreme Court could damage the Republican campaign.

Alabama’s Mad Dash to Offer IVF Clinics Blanket Immunity

There are risks to lawmaking in a fit of political desperation amid a media firestorm.