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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.

America doesn’t have enough teachers to keep schools open

The GOP’s masculinity panic

The great population growth slowdown

The stakes in the Supreme Court’s vaccine cases are even bigger than they seem

Marjorie Taylor Greene and Big Tech’s never-ending censorship loop

A partisan judge just gave Navy SEALs permission to defy a direct order

Democrats still have a Joe Manchin problem

3 ways remote work could remake America

How does this end?

22 things we think will happen in 2022

Here are the 9 most interesting conversations I had in 2021

How 7 people spent their money when they didn’t have to pay student loans

22 predictions we made in 2021, and the 13 we got right

Can US investment really ease Central America’s migrant crisis?

The enduring vision of Harry Reid

Covid-19 surges spark chain reactions that strain US hospitals everywhere

Why more psychiatrists think mindfulness can help treat ADHD

Just how much is Trump’s judiciary sabotaging the Biden presidency?

It’s only a matter of time before omicron spreads through immigration detention

Democrats’ unfinished to-do list

What happens when omicron hits China

The Supreme Court showdown over Biden’s vaccine policies, explained

Preventing pandemics is a bargain. Manchin should include it in a new spending deal.

Why the US is paying more for the military after the Afghanistan war is over

How to make sense of the case and hospitalization data as omicron takes off

How omicron broke Covid-19 testing

Congress is on the brink of an immense health policy failure

Restarting student loan payments could be a chaotic disaster

Build Back Better is the latest victim of America’s anti-democratic Senate

Progressives’ biggest fear about the Build Back Better Act has come to pass

Manchin may have doomed American climate policy

Did Joe Manchin just kill Build Back Better on Fox News?

Two ways to read Joe Manchin’s “no” on Build Back Better

Trump wants the courts to help him sabotage the January 6 investigation

The Senate’s last-minute confirmation push, explained

Does it still make sense for vaccinated people with Covid-19 to isolate for 10 days?

Omicron is coming and lockdowns aren’t coming back. So what can we do?

Democrats’ latest attempt at immigration reform is doomed

Is this the beginning of the end of gas stoves and dirty heat in buildings?

Joe Manchin cancels Build Back Better’s Christmas party

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