Andrew Prokop, Vox

Andrew Prokop

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  • CNBC

Past articles by Andrew:

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Testimony reveals that the Hunter Biden investigation collapsed into bitter acrimony

Two whistleblowers argue the DOJ went soft on Hunter Biden. Here’s what they told Congress. → Read More

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Vivek Ramaswamy’s 2024 campaign is about ideas. But what ideas?

Vivek Rameswamy has achieved semi-prominence as an anti-woke rising star. What is he actually saying? → Read More

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What’s up with those claims the US has recovered UFOs?

The ultimate "whoa, if true." Especially the "if true" part. → Read More

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The detailed, damning new Trump indictment, explained

The allegations are that Trump deceived his own attorneys and the government to try and hold on to documents including defense, nuclear, and military secrets. → Read More

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Trump says he’s been indicted again: The Mar-a-Lago classified documents case, explained

Here’s the background on the investigation that just led to the former president’s second indictment. → Read More

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Trump’s next indictment is looming — and the evidence against him is trickling out

A tape of Trump. His lawyer’s voice memo. A pool flood. What else does special counsel Jack Smith know about? → Read More

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5 winners and 5 losers from the debt ceiling deal

Biden and McCarthy win. The Freedom Caucus loses. → Read More

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What’s in the debt ceiling deal, and why it matters, explained

How the legislation to avert an economic crisis would affect student loans, food aid, the IRS, and more. → Read More

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Is the debt ceiling stalemate just posturing — or is this time truly different?

The case for optimism vs. the case for pessimism on the chances of default, explained. → Read More

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Did Biden screw up his debt ceiling strategy?

The Biden administration didn’t get everything right when it comes to the debt ceiling crisis, but there was no realistic way to totally avoid this mess. → Read More

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House Democrats’ long-shot plan to solve the debt ceiling crisis

The discharge petition is here, and Democrats are looking for five Republicans to sign it. → Read More

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The failure of the Durham report

The long-awaited report from John H. Durham, the Trump-era special counsel, fails to prove that the FBI’s Trump-Russia probe was politically motivated. → Read More

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The potential indictment of Hunter Biden, explained

A charging decision is expected soon. Here’s what we know about the investigation. → Read More

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Debt ceiling crisis: Why Biden needs to rethink his strategy as default looms

Here’s President Biden’s most plausible path forward as he meets with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy at the White House. → Read More

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What you need to know about the debt ceiling crisis

The debt ceiling, also called the debt limit, is a cap on the total amount of money that the United States can borrow to fund the federal government. → Read More

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How the debt ceiling crisis could actually end

How much trouble you think we’re in depends on how pragmatic — and tethered to reality — you think each side is. → Read More

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What is the difference between equity and equality? The debate, explained.

Equity is everywhere. But what exactly is it — and why is it so controversial? → Read More

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The new controversy on the left: Is it okay to say Tucker Carlson had some good ideas?

Many progressives see Tucker Carlson as a uniquely dangerous figure. Some see positive elements in his criticisms of US foreign policy and corporate power. → Read More

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Is Biden a strong nominee for 2024 — or is that malarkey?

The case for Biden’s political strength, vs. the case for his weakness. → Read More

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Tucker Carlson was doing something different — and darker — than most Fox hosts

He was doing something different, and darker, than other Fox hosts. → Read More