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Up to 25,000 National Guard troops are headed to DC. It’s unclear why so many are needed.

Maybe it’s the right amount to protect the US Capitol on Inauguration Day. Or too few. Or too many.

Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid-19 stimulus plan, explained

Biden has unveiled his opening bid in a proposal to rescue the economy.

White women’s role in white supremacy, explained

Women at the Capitol riot are just the latest reminder of a long history.

Biden’s plan to fix the Covid-19 vaccine rollout, explained

Here’s how Biden plans to get 100 million vaccine doses out in his first 100 days.

Most Democrats and Republicans think the government should make climate change a priority

A new survey finds broad support among American voters for doing more on climate change.

Why Christians keep appropriating Jewish ritual symbols

The difference between religious exchange and appropriation, according to a rabbi.

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The Next Four Years: Fighting tech monopolies

Charlotte Slaiman joins Matt to discuss the ongoing antitrust cases against Google and Facebook, and the prospects for tech regulation in the Biden administration.

What domestic work looks and feels like right now

Walmart’s e-commerce chief is leaving to build “a city of the future”

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How to avoid another election year like 2020

Georgia went blue. Can Democrats make it happen elsewhere?

Olivia Nuzzi and Sam Sanders talk about the final days of the Trump White House

How all 50 state capitals are preparing for possible insurrections of their own

Trump won’t say the one thing that could really calm down his followers

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A running list of corporate responses to the Capitol riot

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