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The many reasons the “just vote” rhetoric from Democrats falls flat

The US’s first Black woman senator on what Ketanji Brown Jackson brings to the Supreme Court

7 shocking revelations from a real bad afternoon for Donald Trump

Republicans are eyeing a nationwide abortion ban. Can they pull it off?

Congress passes a landmark gun control package

The Supreme Court overturned Roe. What happens next?

The two main issues holding up a guns deal, briefly explained

Trump called his vice president a “wimp” for failing to do his coup

The January 6 committee calls Trump out for his scams

4 things we learned from Monday’s January 6 hearing

Trying the case at the scene of the crime

“Miracles sometimes happen”: The Senate hasn’t given up on gun control — yet

The first January 6 hearing served up surprising revelations — that all point to Trump

What to expect from the January 6 hearings

House Democrats’ sweeping gun control package could be even bigger

The two paths Congress could take on gun control

2 losers and 1 winner from the Georgia, Alabama, and Arkansas primaries

The progressive push to oust the last anti-abortion House Democrat, explained

The messy, Democrat-on-Democrat fight over New York’s congressional map, explained

The US just deepened its commitment to Ukraine by $40 billion

2 winners and 2 losers from the Pennsylvania and North Carolina primaries

What to watch in Pennsylvania’s and North Carolina’s primaries

Summer Lee could be the latest addition to the Squad

Carrick Flynn may be 2022’s unlikeliest candidate. Here’s why he’s running.

The Senate’s doomed vote on abortion rights, explained

2 winners and 2 losers from the Nebraska and West Virginia primaries

The House will allow staffers to unionize. Here’s how it will work.

Does Democrats’ support for unions extend to their own employees?

Biden can’t do much about abortion rights, but here’s what he could try

4 winners and 2 losers from the Ohio and Indiana primaries

4 themes to watch in the Ohio and Indiana primaries

Why a Democratic Senate majority still matters ⁠— even if they lose the House

Congress’s packed to-do list, briefly explained

How Democrats learned to stop worrying and love the gerrymander

What Congress’s sanctions on Russia would do

The next steps for Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination, briefly explained

Congress is cutting corners on Covid-19 funding. We may pay for it later.

Can executive actions save Democrats in the midterms?

The Republican Party is still fractured on criminal justice reform

What Biden is really saying in his new budget