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Vox's policy and politics team explains everything you need to know about what's going on in Washington and what it means for your life.

Where in the world are Russians going to avoid sanctions?

What we know, and don’t know, about the FBI’s raid on Donald Trump

A record number of abortion measures are on the ballot in 2022

What happens when the Supreme Court is this unpopular?

School vaccine mandates for Covid-19 are not happening

What could the Inflation Reduction Act mean for you?

The Inflation Reduction Act, explained

The significance of the Senate vote on the Inflation Reduction Act

The Senate just passed one of the biggest bills to fight climate change, ever

The US and China might not get over the Taiwan crisis

Why the Justice Department made a move in the police killing of Breonna Taylor

How can the US bring Brittney Griner home?

How to save democracy from the Supreme Court

Will Alex Jones finally lose the info war?

Would the Inflation Reduction Act actually reduce inflation?

The ludicrous idea that Trump is losing his grip on the GOP

Should you get another Covid-19 vaccine booster now or wait for the new shots?

How state governments are reimagining American public housing

Did shark attacks eat into Woodrow Wilson’s votes in 1916?

4 charts that show just how big abortion won in Kansas

Abortion was on the ballot in Kansas. Access won.

The DOJ is suing to make sure women who need medically necessary abortions can actually get them

The only way to “win” the war on terrorism is to end it

4 winners and 1 loser from Tuesday’s primaries

The US could stop one cause of heat wave deaths tomorrow

The US declared victory over polio in 1979. Now, it’s here again.

Zawahiri’s death and the war on terror’s end

Senate Republicans threatened to burn a bill that would have helped veterans. Here’s why.

Why the Kansas abortion amendment is so confusing

Election deniers could soon be one election away from running Arizona

The uncomfortable problem with Roe v. Wade

The mysterious disappearance of the Secret Service’s January 6 texts

President Biden has rebound Covid. How risky is that?

Why the Inflation Reduction Act isn’t a sure thing

Mad about inflation? Blame your local officials.

The attack on a prison holding Ukraine POWs, explained

You still need to tell your friends if you get Covid

Manafort book alleges Michael Cohen spied on Trump campaign

The smallpox vaccine stockpile isn’t the monkeypox solution we need — yet

Georgia’s big Trump election investigation, explained