The Fix



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It's not unusual for a president to be popular this early. What is unusual is that Biden's chief initiatives are often more popular than he is.

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It’s a reflection of the lasting impact Trump has had on the movement, even now that he’s out of office, as well as a commentary on just how ripe the party was for such a shift.

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Republicans say businesses should stay out of politics – but baseball and politics have always been intertwined.

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The first major poll since the effort began shows Americans strongly oppose bills banning transition-related medical care for children and participation in sports of one's gender identity. But there are some questions about just how firm those positions are.

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As the fight for reparations moves forward, major obstacles remain.

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At issue was a letter she wrote in college raising various theories to that effect. She explained that even at the time she was being intentionally provocative.

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As some Democrats push for packing the court and President Biden launches a commission looking at changes to its setup, here are some more plausible proposals -- along with their benefits and drawbacks.

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Biden emphasized this is not so much a “Mission Accomplished” moment as much as a moment in which diminishing returns are unsustainable.

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Now the GOP confronts another area in which Trump has apparently changed the political paradigm in Washington.

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Plenty of conservatives have asked why we should wear marks and social distance post-vaccine. Carlson took that illogical case in a much more conspiratorial direction.

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The announcement U.S troops will leave Afghanistan is yet another goal Trump talked about but never made happen on his watch.

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Biden’s overture to Republicans comes at a time when there seems to be little space or political will for negotiation or agreement in the Senate.

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Audio of the speech reveals how Trump went after his foes and revised electoral history, even lodging a suggestive attack involving former first lady Michelle Obama’s appearance.

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Now that Trump associates have been asked to account for the massive fraud they charged happened in the 2020 election, they've increasingly backed down.

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There is no legitimate reason to believe Biden is not making all the kinds of decisions a president usually makes behind closed doors. But the tweet was revealing about GOP efforts.

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Trump supporters who stormed the Capitol weren't just working-class rural Americans.

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The crop of GOP candidates emerging in key Senate and governor’s races is significantly more extreme even than those they’re running to serve alongside.

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Real change to America's gun laws will require more than executive actions.

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Rubio's committee issued a tough report on Trump and Russia. Then he watered it down. Now, Trump endorses him.

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An ally is nearing a plea deal, and his lawyer says, "I am sure Matt Gaetz is not feeling very comfortable today." Even the most charitable explanation isn't good.

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