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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.

Is the center shrinking in the Democratic primaries?

Title 42, the controversial Trump-era border policy, explained

How much longer can Google own the internet?

Oklahoma isn’t waiting for the Supreme Court to ban all abortions

Doug Mastriano really believes Trump’s lies about 2020. He also might be Pennsylvania’s next governor.

What Biden’s approach to Asia misses

Why the Depp-Heard trial is so much worse than you realize

Why monkeypox isn’t like Covid-19

A wild new court decision would blow up much of the government’s ability to operate

The messy, Democrat-on-Democrat fight over New York’s congressional map, explained

“A lot of unnecessary loss of life”: The White House’s dire warning on Covid-19 funding

The US just deepened its commitment to Ukraine by $40 billion

The European country where “replacement theory” reigns supreme

The future of 911 is a little bit creepy

New York’s restrictive gun laws didn’t stop the Buffalo shooter

Will philanthropists step up in a world without Roe?

2 winners and 2 losers from the Pennsylvania and North Carolina primaries

Where “replacement theory” comes from — and why it refuses to go away

Biden’s 3 choices on student loans

The Philippine election is the latest example of illiberalism’s popularity

What to watch in Pennsylvania’s and North Carolina’s primaries

The staggering amount of US military aid to Ukraine, explained in one chart

A neo-Nazi idea to spark a race war inspired the Buffalo killings

The Supreme Court just made it much easier to bribe a member of Congress

John Fetterman is redefining how swing-state Democrats campaign

Lebanon is in political crisis. Sunday’s elections won’t change that.

Summer Lee could be the latest addition to the Squad

Why Sri Lanka’s new PM isn’t the change the country needs

Carrick Flynn may be 2022’s unlikeliest candidate. Here’s why he’s running.

A nurse was just sentenced to 3 years of probation for a lethal medical error

Why Anita Hill wants us to take the long view on the Supreme Court

Two GOP judges just stripped social media companies of basic First Amendment rights

Why baby formula is in short supply — and who is most at risk

The new Russian offensive in Ukraine isn’t going much better than the previous one

Biden’s American Rescue Plan worsened inflation. The question is how much.

In an uncivil age, calls for “civility” are about squashing effective protest

The end of Roe will mean more children living in poverty

Democrats finally get their FTC majority back

The Senate’s doomed vote on abortion rights, explained

Three unlikely but not totally impossible paths toward restoring Roe’s protections