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The Republican vs. Republican feud behind the government shutdown fight, explained

What the Senate loses with Mitt Romney’s retirement

Republicans’ unfounded impeachment inquiry of Biden, explained

Republicans might shut down the government... again

What we know about Mitch McConnell’s health and his future in the Senate

An act of Congress could grant legal status to thousands of Afghan allies. What’s the holdup?

Democrats’ intractable Dianne Feinstein problem

It’s time to close the gene synthesis loophole that could lead to a human-made pandemic

Could a third-party candidate actually derail Biden?

How Republicans turned a must-pass defense bill into an “extremist manifesto”

The GOP’s anti-FBI turn, explained

The woman who would be the Cherokee voice in Congress

Why Republicans are censuring Adam Schiff

The US government is buying your data to spy on you

The Republican attempt to censure Adam Schiff was a flop

We asked 11 Senate Republicans about Trump’s indictment. It was all over the place.

The dysfunction among House Republicans is getting worse

Tim Scott’s unwavering optimism about racism in America

The House manages to get it together on the debt ceiling

The Republican revolt over the debt limit deal, explained

Why don’t more voters care about the debt ceiling?

Is the US really about to be unable to pay its bills?

Ron DeSantis’s very online and very disastrous 2024 campaign announcement

Why progressives want Joe Biden to consider going it alone on the debt ceiling

Who is Tim Scott, the newest 2024 Republican presidential candidate?

What a debt default could mean for America’s superpower status

Democrats’ plan to boot George Santos from Congress just failed

How Democrats pulled off a big upset in Florida

The GOP knife fight in the race for Kentucky’s governorship

The overlooked Republican faction that could decide debt ceiling negotiations

Democrats have a huge opportunity to win back rural voters

Trump’s debt ceiling “plan” could collapse the global economy

Is the debt ceiling constitutional?

What we know about the charges against George Santos

What everyone wants going into Tuesday’s big debt ceiling showdown

A very competitive Democratic primary for Senate is getting started in Maryland

What comes next in the debt ceiling showdown

The lessons of the 2011 debt ceiling crisis, explained by the negotiators who were there

Why the debt ceiling problem never goes away

Joe Biden has been pretty productive. That doesn’t mean he’s popular.

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