A Second Democratic Candidate Has Dropped Out Of The Presidential Race
He passed the torch.
The Trump Administration Said It Wouldn't Put A Citizenship Question On The Census, And Then Trump Blew It Up With A Tweet
One day after saying the 2020 Census would go ahead without a citizenship question, Trump tweeted Wednesday they were "absolutely moving forward" with it. The Justice Department told a judge they had been "instructed" to find a way to include it.
A Federal Judge Has Blocked Ohio’s 6-Week Abortion Ban
Ohio is one of several states to pass strict abortion bans in the past few months.
These Bizarre Kamala Harris And Mark Zuckerberg Conspiracy Sites Are Run By A Montessori School Operator
Sites from American Intelligence Media have launched fringe conspiracy theories into the mainstream.
Canada’s Spy Agency Says Voters Are Being Targeted By Foreign Influence Campaigns
“Threat actors are seeking to influence the Canadian public and interfere with Canada’s democratic institutions and processes,” a CSIS spokesperson said.
The Trump Administration Will Not Put A Citizenship Question On The 2020 Census
The Justice Department alerted groups that sued over the plan to add a citizenship question that the administration would print the forms without it.
House Democrats Are Suing To Get Trump's Tax Returns
The House Ways and Means Committee filed a lawsuit against the Treasury Department, which has refused to turn over the president's returns.
This Trump Spokesperson Is Gay — And He Doesn’t Care If That Makes The Left Mad
Trump's deputy press secretary Judd Deere on what it's like to be gay and speak for the president who pushes anti-LGBTQ policies.
These Powerful Letters Show Why Women Have Abortions
"Thank you for helping save my life by allowing me to choose," one woman wrote to an abortion fund that helps pay for women to have abortions they couldn’t otherwise afford.
A Progressive Organization Is Starting Its 2020 Endorsement Process Early To Get Ahead Of The “Electability” Argument
The Working Families Party has already narrowed the field to six presidential candidates.
Trump Became The First US President To Enter North Korea While Meeting With Kim Jong Un
Trump made history by becoming the first sitting US president to set foot in North Korean territory during his (possibly) surprise meeting with the North Korean leader.
A Republican Now Says He Spent Money During Booty Calls For A Legit “Political Purpose”
Rep. Duncan Hunter’s lawyers said he was simply “mixing business with pleasure.”
Rep. Matt Gaetz Is Facing An Ethics Investigation For Sending A Cryptic Threat To Michael Cohen
Gaetz, a die-hard supporter of President Donald Trump, sent an explosive tweet attacking Michael Cohen as he testified in the Russia investigations.
A New Racist Campaign Against Kamala Harris Is Taking Shape
“Seeing the tweets declaring that Kamala isn’t black enough because her parents are from Jamaica and India, I had an immediate flashback to the 2008 campaign.”
LGBTQ Americans Overwhelmingly Want To Legalize Sex Work
A new national survey from Whitman Insight Strategies and BuzzFeed News reveals LGBTQ Americans’ thoughts on major 2020 candidates and issues.
“See The Kids!”: Pete Buttigieg Got Yelled At After Leaving A Detention Facility For Children
Democratic presidential candidates are flocking to the Homestead facility this week to see the detained children.
The Supreme Court Will Review Trump’s Decision To End DACA
Trump announced in 2017 he’d wind down the program, which has provided temporary protection against deportation for more than 700,000 young, undocumented immigrants.
The Democratic Party’s Generational Split Was On Full Display At Thursday’s Debate
“It’s time to pass the torch,” Swalwell told Biden.
Joe Biden’s Careful Debate Plan Got Blown Up
Biden’s campaign was prepared for him to be attacked. But not like this.
Kamala Harris Just Showed How She'd Debate Trump
Kamala Harris’s supporters often talk about how much they want to see her take on Trump in a debate. On Thursday, she showed how much she can control a stage.
Pete Buttigieg Said He Can’t Fire Racist Cops. That’s Not The Whole Story.
Buttigieg has not used the power he has to remove a police officer whom black activists in South Bend have demanded be fired.
Every Democrat At Thursday’s Debate Said They’d Extend Health Care Coverage To Undocumented Immigrants
“We do ourselves no favor by having 11 million undocumented people in our country be unable to access health care,” argued Mayor Pete Buttigieg.
Beto O’Rourke Defended His Immigration Record As He Visited A Detention Center
The day after the first Democratic debate, where O’Rourke came under attack for his immigration plan, he talked at length in Spanish about wanting to reform US politics toward a more compassionate system.
Tulsi Gabbard Is Having A MAGA Moment After Her Debate Performance
“I think a lot of people would vote for her over Trump,” Mike Cernovich said. “MAGA people.” Ann Coulter is considering it.
Trump Tweets That Violate Twitter’s Rules Will Now Get A Warning Label
In a move to “protect the health of public conversation,” the social media company will allow violative tweets from world leaders to remain on its platform, but with warnings.
The Supreme Court Ruled The Trump Administration Cannot Put A Citizenship Question On The 2020 Census — For Now
Immigrant and civil rights groups warned that a citizenship question would scare off immigrant communities from participating in the decennial count.
The Supreme Court Said Federal Courts Can’t Decide Partisan Gerrymandering Cases
Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the opinion for the 5–4 majority, and argued that while “excessive partisanship” in drawing voter maps can lead “to results that reasonably seem unjust,” it’s not up to the courts to fix it.
What To Know Before Watching Thursday's Very Big Democratic Debate, Including: WAIT, THERE’S ANOTHER ONE?
Here’s what to watch for as 10 more Democratic candidates get ready for part two of the first 2020 presidential debates in Miami.
An Intense Debate Discussion About Medicare For All Exposed The Clearest Differences Between Democratic Candidates
A Medicare for All debate in Miami showed there is still a real ideological divide in the Democratic primary.
Elizabeth Warren Didn’t Dominate The First Debate — She Said She Didn’t Need To
There wasn’t a new Elizabeth Warren in Miami for the first debate. That was the point.