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Joe Biden’s performance during the recent CNN debate was very hesitant and attracted criticism. WILL LANZONI / CNN PHOTOS/EPA

Will Joe Biden step down? An expert Q&A

If Joe Biden repeats his wobbly performance in an upcoming ABC TV interview, calls for him to withdraw from the race will intensify.
People participate in an immigration rally in Homestead, Fla., in June 2023. Joe Raedle/Getty Images

How Biden’s executive order to protect immigrant spouses of citizens from deportation will benefit their families and communities

Biden’s executive action will shield approximately 500,000 undocumented spouses of US citizens, as well as 50,000 children, from deportation and give them the legal right to stay in the US.
The national flags of some NATO countries fly during an Air Force exercise in Germany on June 11, 2024. Marcus Brandt/picture alliance via Getty Images

Joining NATO binds countries to defend each other – but this commitment is not set in stone

NATO’s treaty has loopholes that give member countries, including the US, power over whether or not they want to intervene in a particular conflict.
A military spouse hugs a U.S. soldier at Joint Base Langley-Eustis ahead of deployment on March 12, 2024. Roberto Schmidt/AFP via Getty Images

From Reagan to Obama, presidents have left office with ‘strategic regret’ − will leaving troops in Iraq and Syria be Biden or Trump’s?

President Reagan said sending troops to Lebanon was his ‘greatest regret.’ Other presidents left office with similar misgivings. Could leaving troops in Syria and Iraq be the next strategic mistake?
A protester marks the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision anniversary outside the Supreme Court building on June 23, 2023. Associated Press/Nathan Howard

Biden cannot easily make Roe v. Wade federal law, but he could still make it easier to get an abortion

While both Congress and the president have extensive legal powers, they cannot easily change the law to protect abortions under federal law.

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