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Susan Collins is in the political fight of her life, and Brett Kavanaugh is a huge factor

Mitch McConnell isn’t too concerned about a new sexual misconduct allegation against Kavanaugh

Defending Kavanaugh has become personal for conservatives, not ideological

The allegations against Brett Kavanaugh ignited national controversy last year. Now it’s happening again.

Uber’s baffling claim that its drivers aren’t core to its business, explained

How Elizabeth Warren has stayed out of the Medicare-for-all fray

The new Kavanaugh allegation is important because of what it says about the FBI

Elizabeth Warren just won an endorsement that’s making Bernie Sanders’s world really mad

The controversy surrounding the Times’s handling of the latest Kavanaugh allegation, explained

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Here’s how to listen to every Vox podcast interview with a 2020 Democratic candidate

This painting explains a surprising amount about about your political views

Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, files for bankruptcy

How to remove Brett Kavanaugh without impeaching him

The case for raising kids in the city

Joe Biden is not Barack Obama

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The 20 Democrats running for president, the next debate lineup, and everything else you should know about 2020

Big Tech is “scary” because it wants to be the solution to everything, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says

The US postpones a military deal amid concerns about stays at a Scottish Trump resort

A year after his confirmation hearing, Brett Kavanaugh faces a new sexual misconduct allegation

Brett Kavanaugh was already unpopular with voters. The new allegation could reignite opposition.

Democratic presidential candidates call for Brett Kavanaugh’s impeachment

GM workers will go on strike, the latest stoppage in a global trend of large-scale labor action

Impeaching a Supreme Court justice, explained

Did Brett Kavanaugh perjure himself during his confirmation hearing?

The makers of OxyContin may have tried to hide $1 billion in assets

A US military operation killed Osama bin Laden’s son, Hamza, the White House confirms

The third Democratic presidential debate, explained in under 30 minutes

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September 2019 Democratic presidential debate

Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren really do talk about trade differently

How Fox News lets the Trump family off the hook for profiting off the presidency

Jerry Falwell Jr., and the allegations against him, explained

Beto O’Rourke says “death threat” from a Republican state representative shows why no one should own assault weapons

The case for a 4-day workweek

Here’s everything you need to know about the October debate

The weird, telling Joe Biden debate moment that didn’t get enough attention

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Where every 2020 candidate stands on guns

What Joe Biden was trying to say about record players

The Democratic debate again neglected one of America’s biggest public health crises

Austin’s failed attempt to regulate Uber and Lyft foreshadowed today’s controversies

The Democratic debate protesters were DACA recipients