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The biggest wildlife bill since the Endangered Species Act is *this close* to becoming law

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School vaccine mandates for Covid-19 are not happening

The enthusiasm for requiring kids to get their shots has mostly evaporated.

The US and China might not get over the Taiwan crisis

The US-China relationship will continue to deteriorate.

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Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán traveled to Texas for CPAC this week. Back home, he’s trying to fight population decline by paying some citizens to have more kids. But a real solution involves one weird trick Hungary — and US conservatives — hates.

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The ludicrous idea that Trump is losing his grip on the GOP

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Abortion was on the ballot in Kansas. Access won.

The DOJ is suing to make sure women who need medically necessary abortions can actually get them

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The crypto crackdown begins

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