1. At Last, We Can Stop Writing "Debt Ceiling" In Our Headlines NPR 22:55

President Biden is expected to sign the debt ceiling agreement into law as soon as Saturday, after bipartisan majorities in both chambers of Congress approved the legislation. But the manufactured crisis, brinkmanship and last-minute U-turn are not encouraging signs about the health of the American political system.

And how conspiracy theories have undermined an effective voter fraud prevention tool.

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