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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.

Democrats have had enough of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s obstruction

Biden promised a harder line on Saudi Arabia. Why can’t he deliver?

What Congress’s new election reform idea leaves out

Can Russia back down in Ukraine?

The hidden lesson in the new free Covid-19 tests

Democrats may have to sacrifice something big for the climate

The frustrating Covid-19 test reimbursement process is a microcosm of US health care

The parents of the youngest children are not okay

Why Covid-19 is always one step ahead of the US response

The voting rights push in Congress is over. The fight for democracy isn’t.

Biden’s immigration polices have left Haitians stranded in Mexico

The world has moved on from Colleyville. American Jews can’t.

Democrats’ failure on filibuster reform will haunt them

The Supreme Court breaks with Trump on January 6

It was a great day in the Supreme Court for the bribery of lawmakers

Democrats’ voting rights debacle

Biden’s offshore wind plan is also a jobs plan

What you need to know about Biden’s free rapid test program

We’ll never have a normal flu season again

Could a 54-year-old civil rights law be revived?

How seditious conspiracy charges change the January 6 narrative

The Christian right brings a Supreme Court case it actually deserves to win

The Supreme Court can’t get its story straight on vaccines

The most consistently botched part of the US pandemic response

Kyrsten Sinema’s opposition to filibuster reform rests on a myth

Protecting voting rights isn’t enough to save democracy

Texas shows the dangers of indifference to omicron

Can randomly selected citizens govern better than elected officials?

The Supreme Court takes up a case, brought by Ted Cruz, that could legalize bribery

The FTC’s antitrust case against Facebook is going forward after all

Biden changed his mind on the filibuster. It’s not enough.

Stop calling workers “low skill”

Rapid tests, omicron, and you

Time is running out. Here’s how the climate movement can level up.

The high-risk, high-reward stakes of building a more radical movement.

Chuck Schumer is forcing Democrats to pick a side on the filibuster

The Supreme Court appears ready to slash Biden’s vaccine mandate for workers

The Supreme Court could hand down another major attack on Roe v. Wade any day now

The rehabilitation of Trump national security officials says a lot about Washington

The hollowness of Biden’s January 6 speech

How to stop Trump from stealing the election next time

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