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  • February 5, 2019

    Why Democratic women wore white to the State of the Union

    Democrats like Nancy Pelosi and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wore suffragist white to Trump’s address.

  • February 5, 2019

    Trump will meet North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in Vietnam

    Trump mentioned the summit location and date during his State of the Union address.

  • February 5, 2019

    Women wore white at the State of the Union to highlight a historic first

    A sea of Democratic women in white was meant to draw attention to the growing ranks of women in Congress.

  • February 5, 2019

    A brief guide to the State of the Union guests

    From Buzz Aldrin to Alice Johnson, these guests were meant to make a statement.

  • February 5, 2019

    Don’t believe Trump when he says it’s a “priority” to protect Americans with preexisting conditions

    His administration is asking a federal court to rule Obamacare’s ban on preexisting conditions unconstitutional.

  • February 5, 2019

    Trump’s long history of fearmongering about immigrant murder

    Most politicians know how to strike more than one note. Trump does not.

  • February 5, 2019

    Trump demands in State of the Union that Democrats not investigate him

    "If there is going to be peace and legislation, there cannot be war and investigation," the president said.

  • February 5, 2019

    MS-13, explained

    President Trump has turned the Salvadoran-American street gang into public enemy No. 1.

  • February 5, 2019

    The First Step Act, explained

    The measure, which Trump signed into law, is the most significant criminal justice reform legislation in years.

  • February 5, 2019

    5 things to know about the US economy during Trump’s State of the Union

    The US economy is growing steadily under Trump, just like it did in the last two years of Obama’s presidency. That may change in 2019.

  • February 5, 2019

    The hypocrisy of Trump’s jobs claims, in one chart

    Trump used to say jobs numbers were fake. Now he says the news is.

  • February 5, 2019

    The opioid epidemic is a crisis, but Trump isn’t treating it like one

    Trump hasn’t delivered on his promise to seriously confront the opioid epidemic.

  • February 5, 2019

    How the media should respond to Trump’s lies: State of the Union edition

    A linguist explains how Trump uses lies to divert attention from the "big truths."

  • February 5, 2019

    Early excerpts from President Trump’s State of the Union speech

    Immigration, infrastructure, and trade will be focal points for the president’s third SOTU speech.

  • February 5, 2019

    Kamala Harris gave a pre-buttal to Trump’s State of the Union address

    "I believe we are at an inflection point in the history of our nation."

  • February 5, 2019

    Watch live: State of the Union

    This will be Trump’s second State of the Union address. Here’s how to watch the full speech live.

  • February 5, 2019

    Trump reportedly tried to edit the State of the Union to make it meaner to Democrats

    The address was supposed to be a unity speech, per the White House. Oops!

  • February 5, 2019

    The facts about the US-Mexico border

    Don’t start with what Trump says about the border. Start with what’s true.

  • February 5, 2019

    Trump is missing the real border crisis

    The way President Trump talks about the border makes it harder to see that there are urgent problems that need to be addressed.

  • February 5, 2019

    By the numbers: how 2 years of Trump’s policies have affected immigrants

    The people directly harmed can be counted. The indirect effects can’t be.

  • February 5, 2019

    The controversy over Bernie Sanders’s State of the Union response, explained

    Relitigate 2016 forever.

  • February 5, 2019

    She confronted Jeff Flake over Kavanaugh. Now she’s a guest at the State of the Union.

    "Elected officials are rarely forced to connect your humanity to their humanity," said Ana María Archila, who will attend the event with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

  • February 5, 2019

    “I found my voice”: undocumented worker from Trump golf club will attend the State of the Union

    Victorina Morales wants the president to look her in the face when he talks about building a border wall.

  • February 5, 2019

    Diamond and Silk, Fox & Friends’ favorite black Trump supporters, explained

    "Their job is to uncritically echo whatever it is that the president needs them to say."

  • February 5, 2019

    Why the wall matters

    The more symbolically important Trump’s border fight gets, the more desperately he needs to build a literal wall.

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