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Vox’s policy team covers how government action and inaction affect people’s lives: the problems facing the US, the ideas that could solve them, and the debates and arguments that will determine if those solutions become reality.

America has a good model for how to handle immigration: America

Driving at ridiculous speeds should be physically impossible

Trump’s immigration policies are his old ones — but worse

The Supreme Court just handed Trump an astonishing victory

How Amy Coney Barrett could save us from fully legal automatic weapons

Can Biden contain the fallout from his Gaza policy in Michigan?

A guide to starting your mental health journey

Biden has been bad for Palestinians. Trump would be worse.

Why elite colleges are bringing the SAT back

This ballot measure would restore Roe. Abortion rights groups are attacking it.

Older Americans are working longer. Some want to; others have to.

I got to see the IRS’s free tax-filing software in action. Here’s what I learned.

The South Carolina primary was a joke. It tells us something deadly serious.

Alabama’s IVF warning to the country

American drivers are now even more distracted by their phones. Pedestrian deaths are soaring.

Why car insurance rates are so high

Why you probably shouldn’t blow up a pipeline

The Alabama Supreme Court opinion holding that embryos are children, explained

Justice Alito is mad that George W. Bush was too woke

Living in an abortion ban state is bad for mental health

How Israel’s war went wrong

The Supreme Court will decide whether to let civilians own automatic weapons

How NIMBYs are helping to turn the public against immigrants

Trump is suddenly in need of a lot of cash. That’s everyone’s problem.

Hospitals are supposed to be safe. Not in Gaza.

How the Kansas City shooting proves the “good guy with a gun” idea is a fallacy

What bullets do to kids

We shouldn’t have to live like this.

Republicans’ baseless Mayorkas impeachment sets a disturbing precedent

Why the marriage rate is falling faster for some

Carmakers pumped the brakes on hybrid cars too soon

The far right is using the Lakewood Church shooting for anti-trans attacks

A prescription for housing?

The Supreme Court will soon decide whether to sabotage Trump’s most important criminal trial

We have treatments for opioid addiction that work. So why is the problem getting worse?

Why work is so miserable in America

What if public housing were for everyone?

What the business community thinks of a Trump economy reboot

7 questions about migration and the US-Mexico border, answered

The Supreme Court sure sounds eager to put Trump back on the ballot

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