Power

The Case That Could Upend Democratic Elections

Jess and Imani deliver a Schoolhouse Rock-style explanation of the separation of powers—because, apparently, the Supreme Court needs one.

This episode is part of our Special Edition, which you can see here.

Jess and Imani are back with their rapid reaction analysis of Moore v. Harper, the case heard today before the Supreme Court that could forever change how elections are run in this country. It involves the absurd independent state legislature theory that claims the elections clause of the Constitution allows state legislatures to run their federal elections with unchecked power.

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