Yoni Appelbaum

Senior Editor for politics at The Atlantic.

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Politics Editor for the Atlantic, in Washington DC

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Demands for the impeachment of President Trump are on the rise since Democrats re-took the House. But, what if the Senate refused to convict him?

Is it time for impeachment?

Demands for the impeachment of President Trump are on the rise since Democrats re-took the House. But, what if the Senate refused to convict him?

from To the Point

Russian gun rights advocate Maria Butina pleaded guilty in federal court today -- to acting as a foreign agent on behalf of the Kremlin.

What was Maria Butina doing in the U.S. on behalf of Russia?

Russian gun rights advocate Maria Butina pleaded guilty in federal court today -- to acting as a foreign agent on behalf of the Kremlin.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The White House sanctions Russia for meddling in the 2016 election. Why now?

Russia, China, and cyber security

The White House sanctions Russia for meddling in the 2016 election. Why now?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Josh Barro and LRC panelists David Dayen and Tim Carney discuss third covid vaccine that will be available in the US, Trump’s resurfacing at CPAC, minimum wage and fallout from Texas…

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Governor Gavin Newsom today signed a $7.6 billion stimulus package for California. Millions of residents will receive $600 checks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“There's now more cannabis workers than there are aircraft pilots and engineers, dentists, painters or EMTs and electrical engineers,” says David Downs, Senior Editor at Leafly.com.

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From Bronze Age farmers to New World colonialists, land ownership has been prized, sought after, inherited and fought over.

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Within his first hours of becoming the 46th president, Joe Biden signed a number of executive orders.

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On Monday, a judge blocked LA District Attorney George Gascón from enforcing one of his major promises: ending the use of prison sentencing enhancements in thousands of criminal cases.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro talks with David Dayen and Lanhee Chen about President Biden’s more aggressive vaccine goals, policy by executive action, immigration and GameStop.

from Left, Right & Center

Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday canceled the statewide stay-at-home order he put in place last month because of surging COVID-19 cases.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Many Angelenos are camping out on a sidewalk overnight to be first in a daily unofficial standby line for leftover COVID-19 vaccine doses.

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