Julián Castro Says Democrats Should Be Able To Make The Case For Impeachment And Provide A Vision For 2020
Castro also suggested he'll be able to outlast other 2020 Democratic candidates in an interview with BuzzFeed News's AM to DM Tuesday.
Trump Is Suing House Democrats To Stop A Subpoena To His Accountant
This is the first lawsuit Trump has filed to block Democrats from exercising their subpoena power to look into his business affairs.
Republicans Are Warning Drug Companies Not To Cooperate With A Congressional Investigation
The House Oversight Committee is attempting to study how drug companies set prescription drug prices, but Republicans have warned the industry that it may be better for them not to cooperate.
Opinion: Mayor Pete Is More Jimmy Carter Than Barack Obama
The last time the White House was disgraced by corruption, Americans voted for a straight shooter with clear moral vision. His presidency was a failure.
“We Are Your Citizens”: Trump Keeps Repeating Lies About Puerto Rico
The president has inflated how much disaster money Puerto Rico has received and falsely claimed that the island has gotten “more money than has ever been gotten for a hurricane before.”
A Former Congressman Accused Of Sexual Harassment Has Lost His Attempt At A Post-#MeToo Comeback
Kihuen, who was accused of sexual harassment by multiple women, lost the primary for a Las Vegas City Council seat by five votes.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Formed An Unlikely Alliance With Nancy Pelosi. Now It's Facing Its First Real Test.
Pelosi has so far forged strong relationships with the new progressives in her caucus, but that relationship could soon be tested in a battle between the insurgents and the establishment.
Republicans Are Trying To Kill An LGBT Bill In Congress By Arguing It Hurts Women
“Women, lesbians, and families become the collateral damage.”
Trump Supports More Disaster Funding For Americans Who Need It — Just Not The Ones Living In Puerto Rico
“Denying the funds they need to recover while requesting the ‘A+ treatment’ for other states is insulting to Puerto Ricans and for Latinos in general,” Sen. Bob Menendez said.
The Big Barrier to a Medicare For All Vote Isn’t Republicans, It’s Democrats
Medicare for All would be the most dramatic overhaul of the American health care system ever. So why does the industry seem so nonchalant about it?
The Mail Bomb Suspect Has Pleaded Guilty To Sending Explosive Packages To Prominent Trump Critics
Cesar Sayoc, 57, was arrested in October after authorities say he mailed more than a dozen pipe bombs prominent Democrats and critics of the president.
Andrew Yang Wants The Support Of The Pro-Trump Internet. Now It Is Threatening To Devour Him.
After Andrew Yang caught the attention of Reddit and 4chan, his campaign leaned into it. Now those same communities are leading a harassment campaign against his deputy chief of staff.
More Democrats Want Answers From Homeland Security About Its List Of Lawyers, Activists, And Journalists
“Under what authority is DHS monitoring and investigating reporters and advocacy lawyers as they travel from the United States to Mexico?”
A Shady New Website Has Outed Women Who Accused Former Rep. Ruben Kihuen Of Sexual Harassment
“I cannot possibly understand how anyone has enough evil in their heart to publicly out harassment victims and push a smear campaign against them,” one of the women who accused Kihuen of sexual harassment told BuzzFeed News.
The #MeToo Movement Brought Down A Political Star. Now His Hometown Has To Decide Whether He Can Come Back.
“No Means No, Ruben,” is a new kind of political force, trying to prevent a former congressman from returning to political office after multiple women accused him of sexual harassment.
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.
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.
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.
Congress Just Got A Lot Closer To Rejecting Trump’s National Emergency To Build A Wall
Congress may now have the votes needed to formally reject Trump’s plan. The White House has suggested the president will issue his first veto if it passes.
The House Intelligence Committee Wants To Question The Trump Organization’s Chief Financial Officer Following Cohen’s Testimony
Allen Weisselberg came up multiple times during Michael Cohen’s testimony to the House Oversight Committee this week, leaving lawmakers with questions for the Trump Organization’s chief financial officer.
An Open Letter To The American Left: Don’t Make The Mistakes We Did In Britain
One lesson from our disaster in the UK: Don’t let your cynical opponents on the right define how you deal with a very real problem.
Opinion: Howard Schultz Wants A Billionaire's Veto Over The Primaries. Will Democrats Call His Bluff?
The Starbucks billionaire says he might cancel plans for a third-party presidential run — provided Democrats nominate a centrist he approves of.
Primaries Are Where Politics Happens Today, And That's Why The Amazon Deal Died
The old cliché is all politics is local. Today, our most meaningful politics happens during the primaries — and that's what doomed Amazon in New York.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Got Dragged For Suggesting People Who Are “Unwilling To Work” Should Get Paid. Advocates Say That’s The Point.
“This idea that somehow people who are unwilling to work are bad or lazy is a horrible idea.”
Rep. Lauren Underwood Says Gun Control Measures Are Long Overdue, 11 Years After A Mass Shooting In Illinois
"I challenge Sen. McConnell and the senators in their Republican caucus to make sure they are bold enough" to pass gun control legislation, Underwood said on BuzzFeed News' AM to DM.
A Man Has Been Charged With Trying To Burn Down The Restaurant At The Center Of The "Pizzagate" Conspiracy
The DC pizza parlor has been at the center of a baseless far-right conspiracy theory that claims it secretly provides underage prostitutes to top Democrats.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Has Apologized For Using “Anti-Semitic Tropes” In a Tweet After Democratic Leaders Criticized Her
Omar suggested in a tweet that support for Israel was “all about the Benjamins,” earning her criticism from both parties.
Rep. Seth Moulton Is Thinking About Running For President
“I think we need someone who you know for whom standing up to a bully like Donald Trump isn’t the biggest challenge he or she has ever faced in life," Moulton told BuzzFeed News.
Democrats Running For President Are Trying To Figure Out How To Stand Out. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Answers.
Ocasio-Cortez entered Congress with an unusually large following, one that could set her up to play a big role in 2020.
Planned Parenthood Is Losing Top Political Aides As Its Staff Worries Over Its Changing Direction
The executive director of Planned Parenthood’s political arm and their political outreach director announced their departures Thursday, but Planned Parenthood says nothing has changed.