2020

Health

The Texas Lawmaker Who Tweeted a Death Threat at Beto Is 'Pro Life'

State representative Briscoe Cain was honored as a "pro-life hero" by Texas's largest anti-abortion group.
Susan Rinkunas
2 days ago
trump campaign

Trump’s Favorite Family Members, Ranked by Facebook Ads

The Trump campaign has raised millions, and it's spent much of it testing which Trump family members perform best on Facebook.
David Uberti
2 days ago
2020

Biden’s Vinyl Love and Castro’s Failed Attack: The Debate Moments You May Have Missed

With the top 10-polling candidates on stage, this debate had real substance. But it still got awkward.
Cameron Joseph
Elizabeth Landers
3 days ago
2020

Beto Said, ‘Hell, Yes, We’re Going to Take Your AR-15.’ Republicans Seized the Moment.

The RNC's spokesperson tweeted that O’Rourke supports “ripping up our 2nd Amendment.”
Morgan Baskin
3 days ago
democratic debate

Castro Wounds Biden — and Maybe Himself — with Attacks on Memory

“Are you forgetting what you said two minutes ago?”
Liz Landers
3 days ago
democratic debate

Bernie and Warren Ganged Up on Biden Over Medicare for All

“I know the senator said she’s for Bernie. Well, I’m for Barack," said former Vice President Joe Biden.
Morgan Baskin
3 days ago
money-inequality

The .01 Percent Freakout Over Elizabeth Warren Just Makes Her More Powerful

Wall Street is vocally unhappy with the idea of a Warren presidency. That's kind of the point.
Harry Cheadle
3 days ago
New music

Tim Ryan's Album Better Win a Grammy—a Grammy for 'Worst Album Ever' Ha Ha Ha

The struggling Democratic hopeful couldn't make it to the debate stage, so he pivoted to... whatever this is.
Drew Schwartz
3 days ago
2020

Why This Election in North Carolina Could Be an Important 2020 Hint for Trump and the GOP

Democrats have a chance to win Tuesday’s special election, and send a message about 2020.
Cameron Joseph
9.9.19
Steve King

Democrats Are Finally Getting Serious About Beating Steve King

The party is backing former minor league pitcher and conservative Democrat J.D. Scholten to unseat the most racist member of Congress.
Daniel Newhauser
9.9.19
mind

A Shocking Number of Americans Want to 'Just Let Them All Burn'

A study measured the 'Need for Chaos' that leads people to spread online misinformation and vote for politicians like Trump.
Harry Cheadle
9.4.19
money-scams

Biden Had Said He Worked the Coal Mines, Was Shot at in Iraq, and Marched in the Civil Rights Movement. He Has Not Done Those Things

He was recently caught embellishing a story about a visit to Afghanistan, but it was far from the first time he had stretched the truth.
Brendan O'Connor
8.30.19
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