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When will kids be able to get the Covid-19 vaccines?

It may be a while. Here’s what parents can do in the meantime while their kids aren’t vaccinated and others are.

Unions just got a rare bit of good news from the Supreme Court

The Court won’t raid the treasuries of public sector unions — at least not yet.

Is it constitutional to hold an impeachment trial for a former president?

The Constitution is not at all clear about whether Trump remains vulnerable to impeachment.

The essential shoes of essential workers

Danskos, Crocs, and Blundstones have long been lifesavers for nurses, food service workers, and other people who spend all day on their feet.

Netflix’s misguided Night Stalker series treats its cops like gods

To be a true crime fan is to have a troubled dependence on the police.

How the Biden administration can save the Postal Service

The Postal Service has to do more than deliver mail if it wants to survive.

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Second in command, first in history

Kamala Harris has already broken barriers, but ahead lies the rare task of leading a polarized and evenly divided Senate.

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Joe Biden is president, but Rand Paul still won’t admit the election wasn’t stolen 

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The Arizona GOP censures 3 prominent members for not sufficiently supporting Trump

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Trump reportedly considered putting an ally willing to dispute election results in charge of the DOJ

Legendary broadcaster Larry King has died at age 87

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The 50-50 Senate is already running into trouble figuring out its rules 

Trump is gone. But the threat of right-wing violence that arose under his watch remains.

Biden plans to continue many of Trump’s foreign policies — at least for now

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Biden’s LGBTQ rights executive order and the transphobic backlash, explained

Are the Olympics still going to happen in 2021? Here’s what we know.

Biden’s planned actions on reproductive health care, explained

Biden’s Covid-19 vaccine goal isn’t ambitious enough


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Author Mike Konczal joins Matt to talk about the history and future of public benefit programs in America

Netflix’s The White Tiger takes on Slumdog Millionaire, but it doesn’t stop there

Big Tech nemesis Lina Khan is gaining traction for top Biden antitrust role 

Biden’s Covid-19 vaccine challenge, explained in 600 words

Dr. Rachel Levine’s historic appointment to the Biden administration, explained

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Will Biden’s $15 minimum wage cost jobs? The evidence, explained.

Donald Trump’s presidency was the worst thing that happened to the Trump brand

Most Americans are open to Biden using executive action

What Biden can do to fix America’s Covid-19 vaccine mess

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Fauci threw a lot of shade at Trump in his first comments as a Biden adviser

Biden picks his new acting FCC chair

Biden will use the Defense Production Act in his anti-coronavirus effort

What Reconstruction teaches us about white nationalism today

How Trump could theoretically get his Facebook back

Kicking people off social media isn’t about free speech

The US faces a historic unemployment crisis

The last US-Russia nuclear arms deal is about to expire. Biden wants to extend it.

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