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Why many Americans refuse to participate in contact tracing

A new Pew survey found 41 percent of people said they were not very likely to talk to a public health official about the coronavirus.

Nate Silver on why 2020 isn’t 2016

The FiveThirtyEight founder on polling error, Trump’s chances, and the possibility of an electoral crisis.

What the public is getting right — and wrong — about police abolition

Yes, the movement calls for a complete end to policing. No, it’s not a political fad.

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If Biden wins, here’s how he could undo Trump’s deregulation agenda

Biden could use Trump’s playbook to reverse his regulatory moves on pollution, worker safety, health care, and more.

You don’t have to love Star Wars to dig The Mandalorian

Here’s a few things to know about Disney+’s Star Wars TV show if you’re not a Star Wars fan.

Black voter turnout was down in 2016. This time looks to be different.

For many Black Americans, the best way to fight a pandemic and systemic racism is to vote.

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The Trump Years: State of our union

In the final episode of our five-part series, New York Magazine’s Rebecca Traister and Vox’s Ezra Klein explain how four years of the Trump presidency have changed the American people and their politics.

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More people have already voted in Texas than did in 2016 overall

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If the Supreme Court decides the election, it will likely all come down to Brett Kavanaugh

Facebook glitch blocks certain political ads, raising new questions about transparency

Trump may try to steal the election. Americans may have to take to the streets.

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9 questions about 2020’s record-breaking early vote, answered

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As Covid-19 surges, the world’s biggest tech companies report staggering profits

Silicon Valley is spending millions more for Joe Biden than it did for Hillary Clinton

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Support for Trump is tearing apart Vietnamese American families

Europe’s second wave of Covid-19 doesn’t excuse Trump’s failures


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Lessons learned from Trump’s first term

Ezra and Matt look back on what’s surprised them.

The 3 biggest governor races to watch in 2020

One Good Thing: A nonfiction portrait of witchcraft that becomes a spiritual quest

One of Barrett’s first cases asks if religion is a license to discriminate against LGBTQ people

How do you put on a comedy show when laughter is a risk?

How the press calls elections, explained

A terror attack in Nice threatens to turbocharge France’s debate on free speech and Islam

Polls show Trump is losing ground where the coronavirus is surging

FBI warns that hackers are targeting hospitals while coronavirus admissions surge

Is this the end of American optimism?

The invisible struggle of the Asian American small-business owner

3 small-business owners on life after shutting down

Cars too dangerous and dirty for rich countries are being sold to poor ones


Why LGBTQ rights hinge on the definition of “sex”

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Young Latinx voters could be the ones who finally flip Arizona 

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Georgia’s two super-competitive Senate races, explained

“I am humbled by what we’ve been able to create”: Small-business owners on when they knew they’d made it

Retailers are pushing sales before the election

How Trump could win the 2020 election through the Electoral College

Exclusive: Biden leads Trump by 12 points in a national UT Dallas poll 

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