Alex Thompson

Dark Money

Text campaigns are changing American politics — and nobody's ready

Anonymous "peer to peer" texts could be another source of untraceable dark money flowing into the 2018 midterms.
Alex Thompson
8.20.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: There's room for democratic socialists in the Democratic Party

The 28-year-old says the Party needs to be a "big tent."
Alex Thompson
6.28.18
immigration

Trump has signed an executive order to stop his own policy on family separation

It's unclear whether the order will stop the "zero tolerance" policy, or where these families will be placed.
Alex Thompson
6.21.18
Facebook

Facebook is banning undocumented immigrants from buying political ads

Blocking Russian meddling has also blocked Dreamers from participating in the political debate about their future.
Alex Thompson
5.15.18
Michael Cohen

Trump's lawyer is cashing in on Trump's presidency. And it might all be legal.

As bad as the corporate payments look, it's business as usual in D.C., even for Trump's lawyer.
Alex Thompson
5.10.18
Election 2018

Everything you need to know about Tuesday's wild, racist, and insane primaries

Voters go to the polls in West Virginia, Indiana, Ohio, and North Carolina.
Alex Thompson
5.7.18
Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders “would have won” and Bernie bros are a myth, says campaign manager in new book

VICE News got an early look at a new book from Bernie Sanders' campaign manager Jeff Weaver.
Alex Thompson
4.30.18
Republicans

Conservatives upset that GOP leaders are “coasting” until November

A party in complete control of government has no big legislative plans, just confirm conservative judges and run for re-election.
Alex Thompson
Taylor Dolven
4.25.18
russia probe

Congress won’t protect Mueller from Trump. Here’s why

Enough Republicans support the idea that a bill could pass, but why would the president sign it?
Alex Thompson
4.20.18
James Comey

Comey is still on Team Hillary's shit list

“It was not his job to worry about a future President Clinton's legitimacy."
Alex Thompson
4.17.18
politics

James Comey's biggest revelations about Trump from his ABC interview

Comey: Trump is "morally unfit" to be president.
Alex Thompson
4.16.18
Facebook

Facebook is verifying its political ads ahead of 2018 midterms

The announcement comes just one week before Zuckerberg is scheduled to testify in front of Congress.
Michael Learmonth
Alex Thompson
4.7.18
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