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Vox’s policy team covers how government action and inaction affect people’s lives: the problems facing the US, the ideas that could solve them, and the debates and arguments that will determine if those solutions become reality.

The gas stove wars are far from over

Joe Biden’s first veto takes on Republicans’ war on “woke capitalism”

UN climate scientists are running out of ways to warn us

The anti-abortion movement’s next radical legal argument

Wyoming banned the abortion pill. Some states are trying to go even further.

Stop requiring college degrees for jobs that don’t need them

The brewing war over who goes hungry in America — and how to feed them

A new report shows hate crimes on the rise — and it’s probably undercounting them

Why 70 percent of the world’s maternal deaths are in sub-Saharan Africa

The sole US supplier of a major abortion pill said it would not distribute the drug in 31 states

Medicare is being privatized right before our eyes

Will anybody stop that Trump judge from banning abortion pills?

Should you be worried about your small bank?

9 questions about the threats to ban TikTok, answered

Ron DeSantis is using Ukraine aid to win over the GOP base

Why the Silicon Valley Bank collapse couldn’t have happened in this one state

Did the Fed break Silicon Valley Bank?

Why bailouts keep happening even though everyone hates them

Biden just broke a big climate promise

A new Supreme Court case could be the most important transgender rights decision ever

The knowns — and known unknowns — of long Covid, explained

Child labor protections are the latest Republican target

No one knows when it is legal to perform medically necessary abortions in Texas

The UK’s extreme new immigration plans, explained

Why DC is stuck as America’s continental colony

Why even brilliant scholars misunderstand poverty in America

The GOP’s coordinated national campaign against trans rights, explained

There’s something different about the new gas stove influencer

The real message of Biden’s budget

You might not know if your blender will kill you

Biden’s budget goes all in on protecting Medicare. Just how much danger is it in?

Tucker Carlson’s January 6 lies throw Republicans into disarray

Homeless encampments — and the debate over what to do about them — explained

Congress’s attempt to overturn a crime law makes the case for DC statehood

Donald Trump is now fully at war with the Republican Party’s past

SNAP boosts kept millions out of poverty during Covid. Now they’re gone.

America’s school lunch crisis

The Chicago mayor’s race shows Democrats still have a crime problem

The campaign to make insulin less expensive just scored a major victory

The big, neglected problem that should be Biden’s top priority