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Chronicling one year of the post-Dobbs world

Political Theater, Episode 295

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks with guests during a Pro-Choice Caucus event in the Cannon Building’s Speaker Nancy Pelosi Caucus Room marking one year since the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision on Friday, June 23, 2023. The Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs overturned the national right to abortion on June 24, 2022. House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., appears at right.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks with guests during a Pro-Choice Caucus event in the Cannon Building’s Speaker Nancy Pelosi Caucus Room marking one year since the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision on Friday, June 23, 2023. The Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs overturned the national right to abortion on June 24, 2022. House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., appears at right. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

June 24 marks the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization that overturned Roe v. Wade and the federal right to an abortion. Amanda Becker, a former Roll Caller who writes about politics for the nonprofit newsroom the 19th, and who just completed a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard, is writing a book about the immediate fallout of the decision. She joins the podcast to talk about her work and reporting.

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