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The US faces a historic unemployment crisis

The week before Biden took office, 1.4 million Americans filed for unemployment.

How the Biden administration can save the Postal Service

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

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

The Trump name used to be synonymous with success and wealth. His presidency changed that. 

Why scientists are more worried about the Covid-19 variant discovered in South Africa

The variant carries mutations that may weaken the effect of vaccines.

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

Outgoing FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra has been advocating for Khan’s nomination.

Doug Emhoff, wife guy extraordinaire

The second gentleman could be a model for supportive men.

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In his first few minutes in office, President Biden hit CTRL+Z on former President Trump’s agenda.

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Biden’s planned actions on reproductive health care, explained

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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.

Most Americans are open to Biden using executive action

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

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Biden picks his new acting FCC chair

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

How Trump could theoretically get his Facebook back

Kicking people off social media isn’t about free speech

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


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

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Don’t expect Biden to reenter the Iran nuclear deal right away

Most college athletes can’t accept brand sponsorships or deals. That could soon change.

Fauci makes the Biden administration’s debut at the WHO


Tech platforms banned Trump. Now what?

The uneasy comforts of Joe Biden’s inauguration TV special

The department store’s false promise to Black America

How will Trump handle life without Twitter and Facebook? Ask Alex Jones.

Biden’s new national plan to fight Covid-19, explained

Biden will pause deportations for 100 days

7 key moments from Joe Biden’s inauguration special

The US is back in the international climate game

Biden is starting to roll back Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” program

No meltdowns: Jen Psaki’s first briefing as Biden press secretary was a breath of fresh air

Bernie Sanders inauguration memes are liberal comfort food

Claudia Conway’s TikToks about her mother’s alleged abuse are more complicated than they seem

Why Biden’s national mask mandate is a national mask suggestion

How world leaders responded to Biden’s inauguration

The president’s international restoration project begins

Biden is ending Trump’s travel ban