U.S. Supreme Court Building

Newly enacted Courthouse Ethics and Transparency Act will subject judges and Supreme Court justices to new financial disclosure requirements

“The legislation was introduced after the Wall Street Journal reported in September that more than 130 federal judges had violated U.S. law and judicial ethics by overseeing court cases involving companies in which either they or members of their family owned stock,” Time’s Madeleine Carlisle explains.

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Progressive activist with a bullhorn

Cooperation is a progressive value: How an unprecedented coalition of liberal groups prepared for Trump’s war on democracy

“By the time rioters ransacked the Capitol, the machinery of the left had already been primed to respond — prepared by months spent sketching out doomsday scenarios and mapping out responses, by countless hours of training exercises and reams of opinion research,” The New York Times reports.

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Republican Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona

Ex-Senator Jeff Flake: Trump is on trial; so are my Senate Republican colleagues

“Personally, I have never met anyone whose behavior can be described as perfect, but so often has the president repeated this obvious untruth that it has become a form of dogma in our party. And sure enough, as dogma demands, there are members of our party denying objective reality by repeating the line that ‘the president did nothing wrong.’ My colleagues, the danger of an untruthful president is compounded when an equal branch follows that president off the cliff, into the abyss of unreality and untruth.”

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