Giving Up On A Perfect Recovery Actually Helped Me Heal From My Eating Disorder
I used to think of recovery as a peak I would reach. But now I think of it as an active, cyclical process.
Congress Passed One Of The Biggest Workplace Reforms Of The #MeToo Era
In a rare bipartisan move, the Senate sent a bill ending forced arbitration for sexual misconduct claims to President Joe Biden.
DC Is Suing The Proud Boys And Oath Keepers For Conspiring To Storm The Capitol
The lawsuit from the DC attorney general’s office joins cases filed by members of Congress and police officers injured during the Jan. 6 attack.
Some Republicans Keep Praising Kyle Rittenhouse
A cohort of Republicans rushed to praise Rittenhouse after he was found not guilty of murder.
House Democrats Finally Passed Their $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan
A tumultuous day in the House ended with a late vote on the bipartisan bill that will send billions in funding to boost America’s aging infrastructure.
Gov. Phil Murphy Narrowly Won Reelection In New Jersey In Another Troubling Sign For Democrats
Murphy is the first Democratic governor to win reelection in the state in decades. But the surprisingly close result could foreshadow a tough 2022 for Democrats.
Democrats Swear It’s Not Weird To Be Playing Baseball With Marjorie Taylor Greene
And (almost) everyone insists they can play the Congressional Baseball Game like normal even after the Jan. 6 insurrection.
She’s One Of Congress’s Leading Progressives — Just Not In Her Own Office, Staffers Say
Former staffers who worked for Rep. Pramila Jayapal, a House Democrat who built her reputation on being a champion of workers, say her treatment of her staff was often inconsistent with her public image.
New York City's Mayoral Election Could Take A While To Sort Out
The shift to ranked-choice voting, thousands of absentee ballots, and the not-so-shiny history of the Board of Elections could mean weeks before a winner is official.
Congressional Staff Are Organizing To Make The People Who Work On Capitol Hill Less White
“It's a very simple idea,” one Congressional Progressive Staff Association organizer said. “People should be represented by people like them.”
Louisiana Bars Problem Doctors From Practicing Medicine In Most Hospitals. So They Treat Incarcerated People Instead.
Ten of Louisiana's 12 prison physicians have had their medical licenses restricted or suspended at some point. The state’s incarcerated people have nowhere else to turn during a pandemic.
Biden’s Speech Solidified His Presidency As One You Don’t Have To Stay Up Worrying About
In his first joint address to Congress, Biden presented big, familiar ideas and pleaded with Republicans to pass them.
The Progressive Group That Helped Bring Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez To Congress Is Launching Its First Primary Challenge Of 2022
Odessa Kelly, 39, is taking on an incumbent Democrat in Tennessee. She would be the first openly gay Black woman elected to Congress.
Madison Cawthorn Is A Rising Republican Star. Women At His College Warned Each Other About Him.
BuzzFeed News interviewed more than three dozen people as part of an investigation into allegations that Madison Cawthorn harassed women in college.
Mitch McConnell No Longer Controls The Senate After Georgia's Democratic Senators Were Sworn In
Sens. Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock officially give Democrats tiebreaking power in the Senate. Sen. Alex Padilla was also sworn in to Vice President Kamala Harris’s seat.
A Member Of Congress Risked A Confrontation With Rioters To Avoid Sheltering With Her Maskless Republican Colleagues
“Maybe I could fight off or run from rioters, but I wouldn't be able to see the virus as it was coming toward me,” Rep. Stacey Plaskett told BuzzFeed News.
Trump Has Become The First President Ever To Be Impeached Twice, This Time For Inciting A Deadly Insurrection
Ten Republicans joined Democrats in voting to impeach Trump again. His Senate trial is expected to begin next week.
Democrats Called On Pence To Remove Trump From Office. All But One Republican Voted Against Them.
Pence announced before Tuesday night’s vote that he would not use the 25th Amendment to kick Trump out of the White House, setting up another impeachment.
Republicans Are Still Trying To Keep Trump In Power Even After He Incited A Deadly Insurrection
West Virginia Rep. Alex Mooney prevented Democrats from passing a bill asking Vice President Pence to remove Trump from office on behalf of his Republican colleagues.
What It Feels Like To Mourn Your Ideal Body
I spent years living in a dangerous and restrictive world that I had constructed for myself. Then I learned how to tear down those walls.