Van Newkirk II

Staff writer for The Atlantic

Staff writer for The Atlantic

Van Newkirk II on KCRW

After a week of scandals, Virginia Democrats are in disarray.

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After a week of scandals, Virginia Democrats are in disarray.

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After a mob of Trump supporters entered the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday, many people are concerned about what the remaining weeks of Trump’s presidency will bring.

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The nation’s capital will have extensive military presence next week when Joe Biden takes the oath of office and becomes the 46th U.S. president.

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In Washington D.C. today, at Donald Trump’s urging, thousands of people protested the results of the November election. A mob stormed the U.S.

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Hundreds of thousands of California workers have applied for unemployment benefits, are eligible to receive them, but still haven’t been paid.

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Immediate financial relief topped Governor Gavin Newsom's wishlist in an ambitious $227 billion spending plan he released Friday for the upcoming fiscal year.

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President-elect Joe Biden will be inaugurated on January 20 in Washington, D.C.

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