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  • January 15, 2021

    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.

  • January 15, 2021

    Deep cleaning, packing supplies, and a concession: The Trumps plan their White House exit

    There hasn’t been a peaceful transition of power, but there will be a transition.

  • January 15, 2021

    How to avoid another election year like 2020

    What America needs to do to avoid the next election crisis, according to a new report.

  • January 14, 2021

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

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

  • January 14, 2021

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

    "We’re definitely planning for more [activity] than normal," one police officer told Vox.

  • January 14, 2021

    Abolish the lame-duck period

    America’s long lame-duck period gave Trump supporters months to plan a violent uprising. It needs to end.

  • January 13, 2021

    Biden can fight climate change, guarantee housing, and halve poverty — without the GOP

    Biden’s majority is fragile. But it could also be incredibly powerful.

  • January 12, 2021

    What far-right extremists have planned for inauguration weekend

    The FBI has been alerted of threats to "storm" government offices in every state.

  • January 12, 2021

    McConnell is already sabotaging Biden’s presidency

    The Senate hasn’t held a single confirmation hearing on Biden’s nominees. That’s not normal.

  • January 11, 2021

    Chad Wolf just resigned as acting homeland security secretary

    He’s the latest Cabinet official to step down in the wake of last week’s insurrection at the Capitol.

  • January 11, 2021

    About half of Republicans don’t think Joe Biden should be sworn in as president

    A new Vox/DFP poll finds that most Republicans are still questioning the election results.

  • January 11, 2021

    An expert on asylum seekers and refugees is joining Biden’s National Security Council

    Katie Tobin is leaving the UN Refugee Agency and heading to the Biden administration.

  • January 11, 2021

    Kamala Harris’s Vogue cover controversy, explained

    Vogue’s intentions were to highlight the vice president-elect’s "authentic, approachable nature," but the final product appears perfunctory.

  • January 11, 2021

    The former US ambassador to the UAE under Obama is joining Biden’s National Security Council

    Barbara Leaf will join the White House’s Middle East team.

  • January 11, 2021

    Biden taps Bill Burns, a career diplomat, to lead the CIA

    Can the longtime diplomat speak truth to power?

  • January 10, 2021

    Mike Pence will attend Biden’s inauguration. Trump will not.

    Biden has said he would "be honored" to have Pence attend.

  • January 8, 2021

    President Trump won’t attend Joe Biden’s inauguration

    After the Capitol siege in his name, Trump says he’s skipping Biden’s inauguration.

  • January 7, 2021

    Trump supporters storm the US Capitol

    One person was fatally shot as Trump supporters swarmed the Capitol building, disrupting Joe Biden’s certification as president. Three others are said to have died at or near the Capitol Wednesday.

  • January 6, 2021

    Congress’s count of the presidential electoral votes, explained

    Trump’s team has styled this as a major showdown. But the outcome is already clear.

  • January 6, 2021

    The Senate Republican divide over certifying the presidential election, explained

    Elections in 2022 and 2024 hang over Senate Republicans’ certification vote.

  • January 4, 2021

    The debate over Janet Yellen’s speaking fees, explained

    Janet Yellen made $7 million for giving speeches over two years. How big of a deal is that?

  • January 4, 2021

    The past 48 hours in Trump’s attempt to steal the election, explained

    A corrupt call to Georgia’s secretary of state, a doomed effort to overturn the results in Congress, and a curious op-ed from every living former secretary of defense.

  • January 3, 2021

    A historic new Congress has just been sworn in

    Democrats face a narrow House majority, with control of the Senate to be decided in two Georgia runoff elections.

  • January 2, 2021

    Ted Cruz is spearheading a new GOP effort to overturn the 2020 election

    At least 12 Republican senators will object to certifying the results of the 2020 election.

  • December 30, 2020

    An ex-Facebook lawyer is Big Tech’s latest tie to the White House. Or is it?

    Joe Biden’s selection of Jessica Hertz to a powerful role has stirred the debate over tech’s influence in Washington.

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