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Our president is steady, sometimes vague, but earnest, honest, and wants you to know that he’s not kidding around


No one voted to let the former president off for slander to deny sexual assault allegations

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In case you missed it, friends


The first address by the president to a joint session of Congress is called just that: an ‘address’


Can a century-old colonial crisis be solved before a once-in-a-generation opportunity passes the island by?

Illustration: Clay Rodery for GEN


Thirty years after the congresswoman’s statehood bill failed, she’s seeing a light at the end of the tunnel

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton at a hearing on the District of Columbia statehood bill. Photo: Carlos Barria/Pool/Getty Images


The conspiracy theory has gained followers among state and local governments nationwide

Illustration: Rob Dobi for GEN


Senators Mike Lee and Marco Rubio are for bringing children into this world, but against helping them survive it

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The Senate could vote to bar him from ever running for office again

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Can you even impeach a former president?


Stephanie Schriock wants women to know they have all the tools they need to run for office

Stephanie Schriock. Photo treatment; source: Presley Ann/Getty Images

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