President Trump Lost An Effort To Stop Democrats From Subpoenaing His Accountant
Trump is expected to appeal the decision.
Mitch McConnell Is Trying To Stop Teens From Vaping
McConnell, the Senate majority leader, introduced a new bill would help address the “epidemic” of vaping among school-age children.
The Justice Department Spent Nearly Two Years Fighting To Hide The Identity Of A US Attorney Accused Of Misconduct
A federal judge ordered DOJ to release the now-former US attorney’s name after BuzzFeed News sued.
Bernie Sanders Has A Message For His Male Supporters In The South: Abortion Isn’t Just A Woman’s Issue
"Last I heard, it takes two to have a baby," Bernie Sanders said during a four-day trip through the south, including in states that have recently passed restrictive abortion bans.
Joe Biden’s Campaign Is Fixated On Donald Trump — And Biden’s Supporters Want It That Way
Joe Biden’s official campaign kickoff was a plea for unity against the president, with more of an eye on November 2020 than on next year’s primaries.
Justin Amash Is The First Congressional Republican To Say Trump Committed Impeachable Offenses
The Michigan congressman also said that after reading the Mueller report, he believes Attorney General Bill Barr has deliberately misrepresented its findings.
Bernie Sanders Has A Plan To Fix Racial Segregation In American Schools
Sanders’ new plan would allow school districts to use federal money for busing, drawing a sharp contrast with Joe Biden, who fought against efforts to use busing to desegregate schools in the 1970s.
They Live Here Legally, But The Trump Administration Won’t Give Them Housing Loans
The government is denying federal housing loans to young immigrants with DACA status, even after Ben Carson said it wasn’t happening.
Conservatives Are Freaking Out Over An LGBT Bill That Passed The House
The bill would ban anti-LGBT discrimination.
Forget Medicare For All: Even Basic Fixes To The Health Care System Can’t Pass Congress
Members of Congress in both parties believe the American health care system is badly broken and needs reforms, but it appears likely nothing will be done any time soon.
An Our Revolution Staffer Fired For “Anti-Immigrant” Remarks Is Suing The Pro-Bernie Group For Racial Discrimination
Tezlyn Figaro, who worked on black outreach for the Sanders group, was fired last spring after a public rift with Latinx colleagues over her comments about immigrants.
Chelsea Manning Is Going Back To Jail, Saying She'd Rather "Starve To Death" Than Testify About WikiLeaks
Manning was released for a week after the grand jury she had been subpoenaed to testify before expired. A judge ordered her detained again on Thursday.
An Anti-Trump Republican Is Backing Out Of His Contract To Lobby Against New Sanctions On Russia After Scrutiny
“Now, I've got to get back to the barricades,” John Weaver tweeted Thursday. “Apologies for the momentary distraction.”
Everybody’s Having A Great Time Hating De Blasio
Outside the mayor's Good Morning America appearance, where the protesters were out and ready.
This Democrat Is Running For President Behind A $9 Trillion Climate Change Plan
“When you have people seeking high grounds for a flood, you can’t think a middle-ground approach is adequate," Jay Inslee told BuzzFeed News.
New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio Will Run For President And Try One More Time To Be A National Progressive Icon
Bill de Blasio is (depending on how you want to count) the 23rd person seriously trying to win the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.
An Anti-Trump Republican Strategist Is Now Lobbying Against Sanctions On Russia
John Weaver, who advises possible Trump primary challenger John Kasich, confirmed that he is working with a state-owned nuclear energy company.
Cory Booker Vows To Make Roe V. Wade The Law Of The Land As President
The 2020 hopeful told BuzzFeed News that recent abortion restrictions are “a threat to women's freedoms and women's rights all over our country,” not just in the states that have passed them.
The State Department Is Denying Citizenship To Some Kids Born To Same-Sex Couples Overseas. Judges Aren't Happy.
A federal judge in DC denied the government's effort to get a lawsuit tossed out brought by a lesbian couple — one woman is a US citizen, one not — whose son born overseas was denied citizenship.
These Conservatives Want To Stop Fighting LGBT People
They’re planning a compromise bill in Congress that would offer some LGBT rights and religious exemptions.
The Political Fights Over Anti-Semitism And Rashida Tlaib Are Pushing Muslim And Jewish Voices Aside
The storm over Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s latest comments highlights how willing operators of American politics in 2019 are to leave out the actual perspectives of people involved.
“Abolish ICE” Was The Call Of Last Summer. 2020 Democrats Have Moved On.
Immigration activists are dejected by national Democrats turning back on calls to abolish or radically transform ICE less than a year after it dominated policy debates.
The ACLU Is Suing Over Ohio’s Six-Week Abortion Ban
Courts have struck down similar laws in Iowa, Kentucky, and North Dakota, and legal challenges are pending or expected in several states. No such ban has taken effect so far.
All These Six-Week Abortion Bans Are Likely To Get Blocked By The Courts. That’s The Point.
Anti-abortion activists have been pushing these restrictive state laws for years in a concerted, national effort to get the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Stop Talking About Coups!
Somehow a segment of the population has chosen not to dismiss Trump's coup stuff out of hand, and instead push it as a realistic possibility to worry about.
Trump's Lawyers Argue Congress Has Little Power To Investigate A Sitting President's Personal Affairs
Trump's strategy to keep Democrats from digging into his finances: Buy time, go big, and prepare to lose.
Montana Governor Steve Bullock Is Running For President
The Montana governor's entrance into the race pushes the Democratic 2020 primary field close to two dozen.
A Coast Guard Lieutenant Accused Of Plotting A White Supremacist Attack Will Be Held Pending Trial
A federal judge in Maryland ordered Lt. Christopher Paul Hasson detained, reversing a magistrate judge who had ruled that Hasson could be released while he waits for trial.
Omarosa Wants To Join A Lawsuit Accusing The Trump Campaign Of Gender Pay Discrimination
Newman said in a declaration filed in court that she believed the Trump campaign paid her and other women less than men performing the same jobs.
Elizabeth Warren Pledged To Replace Betsy DeVos With A Former Public School Teacher If She Wins In 2020
“I’ll just be blunt: Betsy DeVos is the worst Secretary of Education we’ve seen,” Warren told supporters.