A Majority Of Democratic Presidential Candidates Want To Make DC The 51st State
Although it remains a partisan issue, efforts to grant Washington, DC, statehood are gradually gaining momentum, with support from Democratic presidential candidates and Democrats in the House.
2020 Democrats Are All Ready To Repeal The Hyde Amendment. The House Is Set To Vote For Hyde Again Anyway.
House leadership said a fight over the amendment that prevents the use of federal money for abortions could “collapse” a bill to fund the government.
House Democrats Are “Not Even Close” To Having Majority Support For Impeachment, Nancy Pelosi Said
But the House speaker added that impeaching President Donald Trump isn’t “off the table.”
Inspired By AOC, A Young Progressive Woman Is Trying To Take Down The Second Most Powerful Democrat In The House
Mckayla Wilkes, inspired by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, sees her focus on Medicare for All and the Green New Deal as a way to beat Rep. Steny Hoyer.
We Asked All The 2020 Candidates If The US Should Stop Arresting Sex Workers. Only Four Said Yes.
Many of the presidential candidates ran away from the question.
The Wave Of Abortion Laws Has Renewed The Push To Unseat One Of The Last Anti-Abortion Democrats In Congress
How do you solve a problem like Dan Lipinski?
Sen. Chris Coons Thinks Churchgoing Christians Could Help Turn The Tide For Abortion Rights. If Only Democrats Would Talk To Them.
As abortion is becoming one of the most important issues in the country, Coons argues that Democrats are leaving churchgoers behind.
Trump Lost Again Trying To Stop Democrats From Getting His Financial Records
A federal judge in Manhattan on Wednesday denied Trump's request for an injunction blocking House subpoenas to Deutsche Bank and Capital One.
Conservatives Are Freaking Out Over An LGBT Bill That Passed The House
The bill would ban anti-LGBT discrimination.
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.
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.
This New Documentary Shows Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Before She Was AOC
The Netflix documentary Knock Down the House revolves around Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, which is its main selling point — but also a limitation.
Nancy Pelosi Says Attorney General Bill Barr Committed A Crime
The House speaker accused Barr of committing a crime out of loyalty to Trump but did not say what House Democrats will do next.
House Democrats Vote To Keep The US In The Paris Climate Agreement
The bill is not expected to pass the Republican-controlled Senate.
Charlie Kirk And Candace Owens’ Campus Tour Is All About The Owns
The young conservative stars of Turning Point USA’s Campus Clash speaking tour don’t actually engage in debate — they just cut to the winning.
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.
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' 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.