Vacant Senate Seats & How They’re Filled

Depending on the state, a vacant U.S. Senate seat could be filled via appointment or special election. Here’s why that matters.

Policy Grab Bag: 3 Ways to Make Our Democracy More Representative

Three changes we can make to improve the way our democracy reflects the people: ranked choice voting, multi-member districts, and a national popular vote for president.

An Explainer on the American Families Plan’s Pay-fors (with Charts)

How the White House proposes we pay for massive investments in child care, education, paid family leave, and more.

Diving into Biden’s American Rescue Plan

Notes on the rescue plan and what it includes.