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How Mitch McConnell is changing the Democratic Party

What Senate Democrats are learning from Mitch McConnell.

What happens to the law in a world without Ruth Bader Ginsburg?

Sloppy, purely partisan arguments are likely to prevail.

The election result the stock market is really afraid of

"Markets don’t give a shit about who’s president": Wall Street’s biggest 2020 fear is a contested result.

Postal workers say they are ready for the mail-in voting surge

Unless Postmaster General Louis DeJoy gets in the way.

The first big test of Facebook’s oversight board will be the US election

The board — which has the power to overrule Mark Zuckerberg on content decisions — will start up as soon as mid-October.

Can Democrats pull off another Senate win in Arizona?

The same voters who helped Kyrsten Sinema win could boost Mark Kelly, too.

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4 ways to make remote learning better for everyone

The shift to online education is worsening inequality. These schools have lessons that could help.

How to fix America’s broken democracy

Top US officials are campaigning for Trump in crucial states

How do you cover a presidential campaign during a pandemic?

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Trump’s Justice Department proposes legislation that could end the internet as we know it

How the coronavirus outbreak is roiling the film and entertainment industries

Kayleigh McEnany has made a mockery of her promise not to lie. Tuesday’s briefing was case in point.

RBG, the 2020 election, and the rolling crisis of American democracy

Troubled Blood sees J.K. Rowling at the mercy of all her worst impulses

How bad is your state’s Covid-19 outbreak?

Who should get the Covid-19 vaccine first? The equality vs. equity debate, explained.

This billionaire built a big-money machine to oust Trump. Why do some Democrats hate him?

Farms have bred chickens so large that they’re in constant pain

Trans Twitter and the beauty of online anonymity

The Vox Senate interview: Cal Cunningham is running down the middle to win in North Carolina


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After RBG

Vox’s judiciary expert Ian Milhiser joins the panel to explain Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy and the future of American jurisprudence

Pigs are as smart as dogs. Why do we eat one and love the other?

The long history of trans voters’ disenfranchisement, explained

North Carolina’s all-important 2020 Senate race, explained

How to fix Lebanon’s political crisis

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We can end America’s unemployment nightmare

The problem with our social safety net is clear. The solution is, too.

The extremely profitable (and ethically murky) business of reselling dumbbells

How the coming fight over Ginsburg’s SCOTUS replacement could shape the Senate elections

At the UN, China’s Xi showed he understands the system better than Trump

How Trump let Covid-19 win

How to vote by mail in 2020

156 countries are teaming up for a Covid-19 vaccine. But not the US or China.

The best alternative streaming services, from anime to arthouse

Everything you need to know about voting in 2020 (but were afraid to ask)

The hell that is remote learning, explained in a comic

Trump wants the Supreme Court to let him weaponize the census against immigrants

Inside the Biden campaign’s surprising influencer strategy

The Republican Party is an authoritarian outlier

“It affects virtually nobody”: Trump erases coronavirus victims as US death toll hits 200,000

Court-packing, Democrats’ nuclear option for the Supreme Court, explained