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    Ds and Rs agree: We hate Biden’s migration policy

    Ds and Rs agree: We hate Biden’s migration policy

    Bipartisanship? POLITICO’s Sabrina Rodriguez explains why both sides of the aisle are mad at Biden for his handling of the Southern Border. Plus, Rep. Adam Schiff says the panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection is preparing to issue subpoenas. And the Justice Department plus several states sue to block a joint venture between American Airlines and JetBlue.

    • 12 min
    The unlikely story of Germany’s election

    The unlikely story of Germany’s election

    Earlier this year, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party was poised to hold onto power even after its leader stepped down. But now, the uncharismatic head of the rival Social Democrats is on track to win an upcoming national election. POLITICO’s Chief Europe Correspondent Matt Karnitschnig reports. Plus, manufacturers urge the Biden administration to drop its push to waive intellectual property protections for Covid vaccines. And the White House buys at least 60 million over-the-counter Covid-19 test kits.

    • 13 min
    Battle of the boosters

    Battle of the boosters

    POLITICO’s Lauren Gardner gives an inside look at the contentious debate among federal health officials over booster shots. Plus, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves argues against Biden’s vaccine mandate. And French President Macron is set to speak with Biden in the ‘next few days’ amid diplomatic tensions.

    • 14 min
    Inside the global race to dominate tech

    Inside the global race to dominate tech

    It’s a three-way race between the US, China and the EU — and the final result could reshape our lives. Global Insider host Ryan Heath reports. Plus, a judge blocks Biden from using a Trump-era public health order to expel migrant families. And Obama endorses Trudeau (again).

    • 13 min
    SUBSCRIBER CONTENT: The comforting relatability of misbehaving First Dogs in the White House

    SUBSCRIBER CONTENT: The comforting relatability of misbehaving First Dogs in the White House

    Andrew Hager, the historian-in-residence at the Presidential Pet Museum, provides biting commentary and a brief history of presidential pets at the White House.

    SUBSCRIBER CONTENT: The healthcare fight playing out on capitol hill right now

    SUBSCRIBER CONTENT: The healthcare fight playing out on capitol hill right now

    As Democrats' massive reconciliation bill makes its way through the machine, one item is getting all the attention right now: health care. It’s a fight that basically boils down to Nancy Pelosi versus … everyone else — with the legacies of Pelosi, Sanders and Biden at stake. Playbook co-author Rachael Bade and POLITICO's Alice Miranda Ollstein take us to Capitol Hill, where the knives are coming out: leaders fighting behind closed doors about policies they've agreed on for years — or thought they did — and plenty on the line: $3.5 trillion, the future of the Affordable Care Act and dueling visions for the Democratic Party.

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