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Danny Matteson


Danny Matteson is a producer and editor primarily working on longform content. He joined Newsy full-time in 2012 and since has produced content for Newsy as well as partnered content for Time, Mashable, The Weather Channel and Digital Trends, among others. He currently produces and edits the shows "What The Fact," a Politifact partnership, and "Up For Debate," an Intelligence Squared partnership.

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A file photo of an ICE agent
AP Photo / Gregory BullPolitics

Pres. Biden Pauses Many Deportations, Narrows ICE Arrest Priorities

President-elect Joe Biden sits behind Secretary-designate Miguel Cardona
Carolyn Kaster / APU.S.

Biden Administration Could Make Changes At Dept. Of Education Quickly

Joe Biden, Major and the staff at Delaware Humane Association
Delaware Humane Association / Stephanie Gomez CarterPolitics

Major Biden Makes History As First Rescue Dog In The White House

A man uses a flagpole as a weapon.
Christopher Chern / CNNU.S.

Rules Against Flagpoles Did Not Cover Rioters Marching To Capitol

Members of the National Guard walk near U.S. Capitol building
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

Washington D.C. Locks Down Ahead Of Inauguration

Trump supporters riot at Capitol
AP Photo/Julio CortezU.S.

For Immigrants Who Fled Tyranny, Capitol Siege Felt Painfully Familiar

National Guard members sleep in Capitol
Nathaniel ReedU.S.

Pentagon Authorizes National Guard Members In D.C. To Carry Weapons

National Guard members sleep in Capitol
Nathaniel ReedU.S.

Pentagon Authorizes National Guard Members In D.C. To Carry Weapons

File photo, Pres.-elect Biden, Vice-President-elect Harris and their spouses.

Watchdog Groups Question Biden’s Inaugural Fundraising

AP ImagesPolitics

Leaked FBI Memo Shows Armed Protests Planned In All 50 States

National Guard members and equipment
National Guard BureauU.S.

National Guard Presence In D.C. Raised To 10,000 Ahead Of Inauguration

President-elect Joe Biden

President-Elect Wants Investigation Into National Guard Use Amid Riot

Ashli Babbitt
Twitter / @Ashli_BabbittU.S.

Rioter Killed By Capitol Police Was Former D.C. National Guard Member

A PCR test is administered at a same-day coronavirus testing site in Los Angeles.
AP Photo/Damian DovarganesSci/Health

U.S. Hits New Single Day COVID Death Toll

Rabea Kruegel
Hayder Waleed Mohammed Al-Saadi and his wife Rabea KruegelPolitics

Pres. Trump's Pandemic Bans on Travel, Visa Hurting Binational Couples

Health care workers prepare to test motorists for COVID-19 at a testing site outside McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, R.I.
AP/ David GoldmanSci/Health

Most Senators Planning To Take COVID Vaccine

Actress Christian Serratos as Selena Quintanilla
Netflix / "Selena: The Series"Entertainment

Netflix's 'Selena: The Series' Garners Major Criticism From Fans

A pregnant woman wearing a face mask and gloves.

Lack of Pregnant Women in Vaccine Trials Raises Concerns

AP ImagesPolitics

Pres.-elect Biden's CIA Director Search Complicated By Torture Report

Health care workers inside a COVID-19 ICU unit at Northwestern Medical Center in Chicago.
Northwestern MedicineSci/Health

ICU Health Care Workers Describe 'Overwhelming' Stress of COVID Care

A donation box.

What's The Risk of Holiday Donation Drives?

A small party.

What's The Risk Of A Small Holiday Party?

Inside a church

What's The Risk Of Going To A Religious Service Around The Holidays?

A tray with a syringe containing a shot that will be used in the first clinical trial of a potential Covid-19 vaccine.
AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, FileU.S.

CDC Panel Offers COVID Vaccine Distribution Recommendations

A person carries a box.

What's The Risk Of Giving Gifts Around The Holidays?

A couple welcomes guests.

What's The Risk Of Letting Guests Stay Over Around the Holidays?

Volunteers sort clothing.

What's The Risk of Volunteering Around the Holidays?

A person shopping.

What's The Risk Of Black Friday Shopping?

A dinner.

What's The Risk Of Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner?

An airplane.

What's The Risk Of Flying to Visit Others?