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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.

No one has been held accountable for the catastrophic Afghanistan withdrawal

Afghanistan’s staggering set of crises, explained

After the latest clash with Israel, Gazans’ struggle continues

Why monkeypox is a repeat of the data mistakes made with Covid-19

The Espionage Act and Trump’s documents, explained

A second Trader Joe’s just unionized. It could be the next Starbucks.

What nuclear secrets could Trump have possibly taken?

What could the Inflation Reduction Act mean for you?

The Inflation Reduction Act, explained

Why the Inflation Reduction Act is such a big deal

Trump is pushing us toward the abyss

The warrant authorizing the FBI search of Trump’s home is unsealed — and it’s alarming

New York’s polio crisis, explained

Liz Cheney’s primary is all about Donald Trump — except in Wyoming

Fight climate change. End fossilflation. Here’s how.

Why the DOJ won’t talk about its investigation of Donald Trump

The “Dark Brandon” meme — and why it’s so confusing — explained

The search for an AC that doesn’t destroy the planet

Inflation is finally slowing down. Will things get cheaper?

How Republicans rigged Texas’s federal courts against Biden

3 winners and 1 loser from the Minnesota, Wisconsin, Vermont, and Connecticut primaries

The Republican response to the Mar-a-Lago raid should scare you

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

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.