The White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner Nearly Made My Head Explode
I am once again begging you not to refer to it as "nerd prom."
Biden Announced The US Will Ban Imports On Russian Oil
“The decision today is not without a cost here at home. Putin’s war is already hurting American families at the gas pump,” the president said.
A Texas Democratic Primary Between A Conservative Incumbent And A Progressive Challenger Is Heading To A Runoff
The race between Rep. Henry Cuellar and Jessica Cisneros will continue to May.
Texas’s Confusing Voter Registration System Is An Early Result Of Congress's Failed Voting Rights Push
Thousands of Texas voters struggled to correctly submit mail ballot applications and ballots under a new, stringent law.
The Democratic Campaign To Take Out Sen. Kyrsten Sinema Is Testing Out A Hero
Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego has served as a sounding board for a fast-growing movement to primary Sinema. He hasn't decided whether he'll go through with it.
Progressives Are Betting That The Uncertain FBI Activity Around Rep. Henry Cuellar Could Help Push Him Out Of Office
Progressives are hopeful that Jessica Cisneros can beat Rep. Henry Cuellar in a rematch after the flurry of activity this week.
Democrats In Wisconsin Are Figuring Out How They Should Campaign Against One Of The Senate’s Biggest Conspiracy Theorists
The race offers Democrats a high-profile test at how forcefully they should counter conspiracy theories promoted by candidates like Johnson.
After A Year Of Mostly Avoiding Trump, Biden Condemned Him On The Anniversary Of The Insurrection
In Biden’s clearest and most prolonged denunciation of Trump from the executive office, he addressed the ongoing threats to democracy related to his predecessor's brand of politics.
The House Voted To Find Trump’s Former Chief Of Staff Mark Meadows In Contempt For Defying The Jan. 6 Committee
What happens next is up to the Department of Justice.
A Former Principal Now In Congress Thinks Democrats Need A New Message On Schools In The Time Of COVID
Rep. Jamaal Bowman, a Democrat and part of "the Squad," sat down for a Q&A with BuzzFeed News to discuss possible vaccine mandates in schools.
Cori Bush Said The Democrats’ “Old Ways Of Thinking” Are Holding Them Back
Cori Bush set out to make Congress more reflective of activism outside Washington. But in an institution with hierarchical power structures, how much say does she have?
Democrats Realize They're In A New World: They Can't Just Rage Against Trump And Expect To Win
After the loss in Virginia and close win in New Jersey, Democratic strategists say the party could use a rethink before the midterms.
Minneapolis Rejected An Effort To Overhaul Its Police Department
The "no" vote is a blow to the police reform movement that swept across the country following the 2020 protests.
Republican Glenn Youngkin Won Virginia's Governor Race In An Early Warning Sign For Democrats
Former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe's loss in a state Joe Biden won big in 2020 shows how tricky the midterms could be for Democrats.
Minneapolis Birthed The New Police Reform Movement. Now It’s Actually On The Ballot.
When George Floyd was murdered, Minneapolis became the center of the police reform debate. Now the city is voting on what its future policing should look like.
Virginia Democrats Want To Give Trump Another Loss, Even If They're "Eh" On Their Own Candidate
Virginians hardly ever back a candidate for governor from the party that just won the White House. But with Trump in mind, Terry McAuliffe is again trying to break that curse.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom Beat The Effort To Recall Him
The Democratic governor survived an attempt to remove him from office, after weeks of anxiety from Democrats around the country.
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.
Why Are Democrats Freaking Out About A Race In California?
Gov. Gavin Newsom is considered likely to survive a recall attempt this week, but the fact that it’s even a question has Democrats around the country on edge.
Shontel Brown Won A Special Primary Election, Defeating A National Progressive Force
Brown defeated Nina Turner in a race that reanimated a fight between national progressives and the Democratic establishment over the future of the party.