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The state legislatures trying to overturn Roe v. Wade

Deanna Paul explains the state laws aimed at getting the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe. Political reporter Holly Bailey on the millionaire running on a universal basic income platform. And, the impact of climate change on surfing, with Rick Maese.
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A flurry of bills banning abortion aim at getting the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe
A bill in Alabama that bans abortion outright is expected to become law this week. It’s one of a number of laws in states across the country that are explicitly aimed at overturning Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that said women have a right to an abortion.

Deanna Paul explains what these recent bills mean for abortion law in the U.S.

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Who is Andrew Yang?
Andrew Yang is a 2020 contender who many still haven’t heard of.

The Taiwanese American entrepreneur, lawyer and philanthropist launched his long-shot bid for the presidency more than a year ago. And he is notable because even though he doesn’t have any discernible campaign infrastructure, his rallies are still able to garner thousands of supporters.

Holly Bailey is a political reporter for The Post, and recently she’s been on the road with Yang in Stuart, Iowa.

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Big storms, bigger waves
Scientists are increasingly seeing bigger and more intense storms in the future, which translates into bigger and more intense waves.

Rick Maese is a sports writer for The Post, and he says although that means a golden age for surfing, the sport’s athletes worry about what it means for the planet.

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About Post Reports

Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post -- for your ears.