Are you Optimistic or Pessimistic about Biden’s Presidency?

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President Biden is calling on Congress to pass what he's calling common sense gun reform. The President says he wants to ban assault weapons, high capacity magazines, and he wants to require background checks for all gun sales.

Around The Country

  • Climate disasters hit poor people hardest. There’s an obvious solution to that.
    People navigate a flood-affected area near Dhaka, Bangladesh on August 1, 2020. | Anadolu Agency via Getty Images New experiments show the power of giving cash right before extreme weather strikes. If you’re reading this, you probably care about fighting climate change. But what does that actually mean to you? Chances are, you take it…
  • The mounting, undeniable Me Too backlash
    Amber Heard, Megan Thee Stallion, and Olivia Wilde are three of the women who have had the phrase “Time’s Up” trending next to their name over the past year. | Amanda Northrop/Vox How Susan Faludi’s feminist classic predicted this moment. I started thinking about when the backlash to Me Too would arrive almost as soon…
  • Inside the lonely and surprisingly earnest world of political TikTok
    Screenshots of TikTok videos by Rep. Jeff Jackson (D-NC), Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA), and Kansas state legislator Christina Haswood. | @KatiePorterOC, @JeffJacksonNC, and @HaswoodForks / Vox TikTok was supposed to be the future of political communication. Now, as it faces a potential ban and growing national security concerns, a few politicians are hanging on —…
  • How Shyamalan’s Knock at the Cabin rewrote the book’s ending for a big twist
    The terrorized family in Knock at the Cabin. | Universal Pictures M. Night Shyamalan’s new movie is based on the book A Cabin at the End of the World, and largely follows it — until it doesn’t. This article contains spoilers for Knock at the Cabin. There are two inevitable questions that accompany every M.…
  • It’s now legal for domestic abusers to own a gun in Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi
    A pro-abortion rights activist holds a sign comparing women’s right and gun rights during a rally to protest the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade in Riverside, California, on June 24, 2022. | Watchara Phomicinda/MediaNews Group/The Press-Enterprise via Getty Images We’re starting to see the fallout from the Supreme Court’s most recent Second…
  • Republicans kicked Ilhan Omar off the Foreign Affairs Committee to get revenge on Democrats
    From left, US Reps. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), Adam Schiff, and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) speak at a press conference on committee assignments for the 118th US Congress, at the US Capitol Building on January 25, 2023, in Washington, DC. | Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Omar, who has a long history of being targeted by GOP attacks, has…
  • The U.S added 517,000 jobs in January, much better than 187,000 expected
    The employment picture started off 2023 on a stunningly strong note, with nonfarm payrolls posting their strongest gain since July 2022.