Here’s What Happens When Robert Mueller Is Done
Will Mueller’s report be made public? ¯\(ツ)/¯
This Millennial Mayor Has A Viral Strategy To End The “Porn Star Presidency”
Pete Buttigieg, a 2020 underdog, had a breakout moment by colorfully blasting Donald Trump and Mike Pence. His next goal: cracking the Democrats’ debate stage.
In Iowa, Bernie Sanders Picks Up Where He Left Off — With 2016
In stops across Iowa this week, Sanders invoked the 2016 campaign, summoning the establishment opposition that has fueled him on the national stage.
Trump Plans To Implement His Transgender Military Ban
The president’s anti-transgender policy has been on hold amid several court challenges, which will continue.
Military Doctors Told Them It Was Just "Female Problems." Weeks Later, They Were In The Hospital.
From body armor to health care, the US military has been slow to adapt to women in its ranks. Female service members are paying the price, often with lifelong consequences.
More Than 1 Million Puerto Ricans Are Seeing Cuts To Their Food Stamp Benefits
Between an economic crisis, high grocery costs, and continued fallout from Hurricanes Maria and Irma, Puerto Rico says the reduction in food stamp benefits is “alarming.”
Here's Elizabeth Warren's Plan To Break Up Huge Tech Platforms Like Facebook, Google, And Amazon
Warren would classify tech companies with global revenue of $25 billion or more as "platform utilities" and attempt to break them up via antitrust laws.
Chelsea Manning Has Been Jailed After Refusing To Testify Before A Grand Jury About Wikileaks
Manning vowed to fight the subpoena. The subject of what prosecutors want to question her about isn't public, but her spokesperson said the government wanted to ask her about documents she leaked to WikiLeaks in 2010.
Divided Government Is Already Thrashing Donald Trump
Investigations are piling up and Trump may soon have to issue his first veto, all as he prepares for a grueling reelection campaign.
Paul Manafort Will Serve At Least 38 Months In Prison, But His Legal Fight Isn't Over Yet
Trump's former campaign chair was sentenced on tax and bank fraud charges Thursday, after a jury convicted him last summer. He's due in court next week for a second sentencing in the other case special counsel Robert Mueller brought against him.
This Democratic Presidential Candidate Wants To Decriminalize Sex Work
“That is their right, and it should not be a crime,” Rep. Tulsi Gabbard told BuzzFeed News.
The House Of Representatives Passed A Broad Anti-Hate Resolution After Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Comments About Israel
The resolution was crafted by Democrats after Omar made comments that members of both parties interpreted as an allusion to “dual loyalty” stereotypes of American Jews. Twenty-three Republicans voted against the resolution, while Omar herself supported it.
Sherrod Brown Won't Run For President, After Months Of Planning For The 2020 Race
"I fight best when I bring joy to the battle," Brown said Thursday. "I find that joy fighting for Ohio in the Senate."
Tulsi Gabbard Says She Has The Best Weed (Bill) In Congress
“It’s necessary for anyone who wants to lead our country,” the Hawaii Democrat and 2020 hopeful told BuzzFeed News.
The Trump Administration Has Deported 471 Parents Separated From Their Kids At The Border
The American Civil Liberties Union has been leading an effort to contact deported parents to try to reunify them with their children.
Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Defending Rep. Ilhan Omar As House Leadership Considers Rebuking Her Comments On Israel
“Like some of my colleagues in the Congressional Black Caucus, I am concerned that the spotlight being put on Congresswoman Omar may put her at risk,” Sen. Kamala Harris said in a statement.
Bernie Sanders’ Campaign Says He Will Keep His Pledge To Not Go Negative In Ads For 2020
The senator’s campaign says he will not “engage in personal attack ads,” but left open the possibility of ads showing policy contrasts.
Former Rep. Aaron Schock Has Made A Deal With Federal Prosecutors
The latest twist in a four-year saga that began with a Washington Post reporter taking photos of Schock's Downton Abbey–inspired congressional office.
Democrats Hope Their "Save The Internet" Bill Will Restore Net Neutrality Laws, But It Faces An Uphill Battle
The bill would restore Obama-era protections that prohibited internet providers from charging "fast lane" premiums for services like Netflix and Facebook.
Democratic Voters Want “Electability,” But That Doesn’t Mean They Want A Centrist For President
Dozens of voters said they see “electability” as a combination of personality, energy, and ability to connect with an audience that has little to do with ideology.
The Trap Of Turning This Election Into The Final Battle Of 2016
We can relitigate 2016 in all our waking days and sometimes in our dreams. Now, some people are even exploring new frontiers in relitigation, free from the original battles of the 2016 primaries.
President Trump Just Put His Youngest-Ever Judge On A Federal Court
Allison Rushing, 36, was confirmed to the Fourth Circuit over concerns about her lack of experience and conservative views and affiliations.
Michael Bloomberg Won't Run For President In 2020
After considering a run, the former New York City mayor said he has decided he can do more outside a campaign. "I’ve come to realize that I’m less interested in talking than doing."
FDA Chief Scott Gottlieb Has Resigned
The FDA commissioner, who took stands against teen vaping and online opioid sales, said he wants to spend more time with his family.
Jeff Merkley Has Decided Not To Run For President And Will Instead Run For His Senate Seat
Merkley will instead run for reelection to the Senate. Under state law, he could not do both.
Roger Stone Is In Trouble With His Judge Again, This Time Over A Book He Wrote Calling Mueller "Crooked"
The judge in Stone's case ordered his lawyers to explain why they didn't tell her sooner about Stone's book, which includes a new introduction criticizing special counsel Robert Mueller.
Trump’s Cuts To Aid For Palestinians Have Totally Disrupted Women’s Breast Cancer Treatments
More than 1,000 women who had mammograms done through a US-funded program and were flagged for follow-ups have had to seek other treatment options.
Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Is Running For President
Hickenlooper, who was governor for eight years, has kept busy recently in the 2020 early voting states.
Sherrod Brown Still Thinks He’s The Best Pro-Worker Candidate As He Closes In On A 2020 Campaign For President
The Ohio Democrat is recruiting staff, has his family on board, and still doesn’t think any Democrat can talk to workers the way he can.
Paul Manafort Didn’t Just Ask For Less Prison Time In His Latest Court Filings — He’s Attacking Mueller Too
In a sentencing memo in his Virginia case, Manafort accused the special counsel of “spreading misinformation” about him and using the criminal justice system to place the maximum pressure on him to flip on President Donald Trump.