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  1. politics
    Andrew Cuomo Refuses to ResignThe New York governor apologized for acting “in a way that made people uncomfortable,” but said he won’t step down.
  2. power
    ‘I Really Believe the Senate Is Broken’Representative Pramila Jayapal on the infuriatingly difficult fight for a $15 minimum wage.
  3. please no
    Texas Governor Lifts State Mask Mandate … for Some Reason?And Mississippi will follow suit.
  4. second acts
    The Math Teacher Who Ran for MayorAt 68, Bettie Parker became the first woman elected mayor of her North Carolina town.
  5. power
    Everything We Know About Allegations Against Andrew CuomoThe governor of New York has been accused of sexual harassment, an unwanted kiss, and fostering an environment of intimidation.
  6. power
    Another Former Aide Accuses Andrew Cuomo of Sexual HarassmentCharlotte Bennett says the governor questioned her about her sex life and her interest in dating an older man.
  7. politics
    Rachel Levine Faced a Transphobic Tirade During Her Confirmation HearingDuring the assistant health secretary nominee’s confirmation hearing, Senator Rand Paul likened transgender surgery to “genital mutilation.”
  8. losers
    Ted Cruz Is Already Trying to Joke About His Cancún TripWhile other Texas politicians are in his home state, surveying billions of dollars of damage.
  9. politics
    The House Has Passed the Equality ActThe bill, which has Biden’s support, prohibits discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
  10. power
    Joe Biden Can Cancel All Student Debt. He Just Won’t.According to Astra Taylor of the Debt Collective and Philadelphia city-council member Kendra Brooks, he lacks the political will and the conviction.
  11. trolls
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Would Like to Remind You She’s a Hateful BigotThe QAnon congresswoman posted a hateful sign directly across from her colleague, Marie Newman, whose daughter is trans.
  12. power
    Working Two Jobs, and Barely SurvivingThe abject inhumanity of America’s minimum wage, as told by one home health aide.
  13. politics
    Heidi Cruz Is ‘Pretty Pissed’ Someone Leaked Her Cancún TextsBut honestly, what was she expecting?
  14. huh
    Don Jr. Is Somehow Still TweetingHe recently shared a strident video disparaging California’s teachers … filmed against a backdrop of guns.
  15. police violence
    A Man Died After Police Knelt on His Neck for 5 MinutesWhat to know about Angelo Quinto, who died after a horrifying, violent arrest in December.
  16. go home
    Shouldn’t Ted Cruz Be in Quarantine Right Now?Rather than, say, glad-handing two days after his jaunt to Mexico?
  17. politics
    AOC Raised $1 Million for Texas Relief YesterdayAmazing what you can accomplish when you’re not rushing back from an ill-advised Cancún vacation!
  18. hypocrisy
    And Now Ted Cruz Is Throwing His Own Kids Under the BusIn a statement, he insisted that the whole trip to Cancún was his daughters’ idea. They are 10 and 12 years old.
  19. travel
    Ted Cruz Really Flew to Cancún While His State Was in CrisisHe went on a tropical vacation during a humanitarian emergency in Texas.
  20. action item
    How to Help People in Texas Right NowDonate to mutual-aid networks, volunteer at warming centers, and more.
  21. power
    Biden’s Cowardly Answer on Student DebtHis own party wants him to cancel $50,000 per borrower. He refuses to even consider it.
  22. power
    The Charges Against Amy Cooper Have Been DismissedCooper faced one count of filing a false report after she infamously accused a Black birder of “threatening my life” last May.
  23. climate crisis
    Yet Another Terrifying, Deadly, Once-in-a-Lifetime StormExtreme weather in Texas and elsewhere in the U.S. has left at least 20 dead and millions without power. This is our new normal under climate change.
  24. abortion rights
    Tennessee Republicans Want to Give Men the Power to Veto AbortionsA bill introduced this week would allow a man who gets a woman pregnant to petition the court if she seeks an abortion.
  25. coronavirus
    Surprise: Trump’s COVID Case Was Reportedly Far Worse Than AdmittedA new report alleges that the Trump administration might’ve painted a misleadingly rosy picture of a severe infection.
  26. power
    France Is Finally Setting an Age of ConsentAmid mounting public pressure, the government seeks to set the age of sexual consent at 15.
  27. capitol insurrection
    This Chilling Video of the Capitol Riot Speaks for ItselfDemocrats opened Trump’s second impeachment trial by showing footage of the insurrection — and Trump’s comments at a rally right beforehand.
  28. politics
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Stripped of Committee AssignmentsIn a 230 to 199 vote, House Democrats and a few Republicans removed Greene from two committees.
  29. power
    New York Has Finally Repealed the ‘Walking While Trans’ BanUnder the law, police could arrest anyone they suspected of “loitering for the purpose of prostitution.”
  30. capitol insurrection
    Capitol Rioter Petitions Court to Keep Her Vacation PlansJenny Cudd reportedly asked a judge to let her go on a “planned and prepaid” trip to Mexico this month.
  31. power
    The Clarifying Power of AOC’s StorytellingThe congresswoman spoke openly about her trauma, and in doing so made it clear that Republicans must be held accountable.
  32. power
    AOC Says She Is a Survivor of Sexual AssaultIn a livestream where she discussed the trauma of the Capitol insurrection.
  33. congress
    Cori Bush Is Moving Her Office Away From QAnon-Supporting CongresswomanShe says it’s for her team’s safety.
  34. politics
    The Vileness of Marjorie Taylor GreeneThe GOP congresswoman who harassed Parkland survivor David Hogg has a history of gruesome behavior.
  35. politics
    AOC Tells Ted Cruz to Take a Seat“Happy to work w/ almost any other GOP that aren’t trying to get me killed.”
  36. reproductive rights
    Poland Just Imposed a Near-Total Ban on AbortionEven after 430,000 people took to the streets in protest.
  37. politics
    Congresswoman ‘Liked’ Posts About Executing Prominent DemocratsGeorgia representative Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Facebook history is once again under scrutiny.
  38. whelp
    The MyPillow Guy Has Been Banned From TwitterMike Lindell has been permanently suspended for “repeated violations of our civic-integrity policy,” according to the app.
  39. i hate it here
    Oh God, She’s Really RunningAs threatened, former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is running for governor of Arkansas.
  40. politics
    No One Wants to Be a Member at High-Profile Loser’s ClubSince Trump moved in to his glitzy estate, the mood at the exclusive club has apparently been “dispirited,” and many members are quitting.
  41. log off
    Does Ted Cruz Truly Have Nothing Better to Do?The senator has been trying, and failing, to win a Twitter beef with actor Seth Rogen … for days.
  42. capitol insurrection
    Man Charged in Capitol Riot Called for AOC’s AssassinationGarret Miller reportedly tweeted “assassinate AOC” on the day of the attack.
  43. the body politic
    America Is Back, IndeedWith Biden, we’ve restored our country’s favorite tradition: basic, middling, white patriarchy.
  44. executive powers
    Did Biden Get Rid of Trump’s Precious Diet Coke Button?Trump would apparently press it in the Oval Office to summon a butler bearing the soft drink on a silver tray.
  45. power
    Please Stop Contacting the Woman Who Made Bernie’s MittensIn a matter of hours, the teacher who gave Sanders the mittens received more than 6,000 emails. But the mittens aren’t for sale.
  46. power
    AOC Spent Inauguration Day at a StrikeThe congresswoman joined a picket line with striking produce workers in the Bronx.
  47. capitol riot
    A Proud Boys Organizer Has Been Arrested for His Role in the Capitol RiotJoseph Biggs, who belongs to the far-right extremist group and stormed the building on January 6, is facing a slate of federal charges.
  48. 2021 inauguration
    An Encouraging Day for Democracy, and CoatsThe Republic has been damaged, but the outerwear is strong.
  49. 2021 inauguration
    Ella Emhoff Brings Art-School Chic to the CapitolThe First Daughter of Bushwick sent Twitter into a frenzy in Miu Miu.
  50. 2021 inauguration
    Bask in the Brilliance of Amanda GormanThe 22-year-old poet was a ray of light at the inauguration.
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