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The Trump administration reportedly wants the government to revoke civil rights protections from transgender people

Trump says there’s another tax cut on the way. We have no idea what he’s talking about.

How Republicans are misleading voters about preexisting conditions

Alaska’s independent governor drops out of 3-way race and endorses a Democrat

Michael Cohen now wants to get out the vote

Abortions by mail are available now in the US. Here’s what you need to know.

After weeks of lying, Saudi Arabia just admitted Jamal Khashoggi is dead

Karlie Kloss and Josh Kushner’s marriage adds new star power — and weirdness — to the Trump family tree

Nancy Pelosi just suggested she sees herself as a “transitional” House speaker

Justice Department charges Russian national with conspiring to interfere with 2018 midterms

A radio ad invoked lynchings to court black voters. It did not go over well.

Democratic outreach to Latino voters doesn’t look much better than it did in 2016

Louisiana voters will have a chance to strike down a Jim Crow law this November

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappears in Turkey

Reconsidering the US-Saudi relationship

Kamala Harris’s new basic income-style bill is so frustratingly close to being great

Polls can be wrong

Republicans won’t admit it — but their tax cuts blew a big hole in the deficit

The 13 most important governor elections in 2018, briefly explained

Trump praises a Montana Congress member for body-slamming a reporter

80,000 Americans died of the flu last winter. Get your flu shot.

Making a Murderer is back. Here’s all that’s happened since the first season.

A guide to the 2018 midterm elections

The 2018 midterms could be pivotal for the future of the Trump administration. Here’s everything you need to know about who’s running, what to watch, and why it matters.

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The 15 most interesting House races of 2018

Jared Kushner reportedly wants Trump to back Saudi crown prince

Trump just tweeted out a cryptic video of people getting money in Spanish

Twitter users are turning to clickbait to get out the vote

Trump’s “caravan” tantrum could put migrants in danger. It’s happened before.

A lawsuit against Harvard could change affirmative action in college admissions

In Stormy Daniels, Trump may have met his match

I support affirmative action. But Harvard really is hurting Asian Americans.

The US just punished Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi — in a very small way

Mitch McConnell: if Republicans do well in the midterms, we’ll try to repeal Obamacare

Trump’s latest tweets about the migrant caravan, explained (and debunked)

Trump just threatened to send the military to the US-Mexico border — again

The 5 most important questions about carbon taxes, answered

The migrant caravan that’s spurring Trump’s latest temper tantrum, explained

Pat Cipollone is Trump’s new White House counsel

The 9 most important state legislature elections in 2018, explained

Social Security, food stamps, and other programs kept 44 million people out of poverty last year