Alex Thompson

Democrats

Democrats want expanded Social Security and Medicare for all

More than 100 Democrats are joining the Expand Social Security Caucus in sign the party is tacking left.
Alex Thompson
9.13.18
maga

Meet the MAGA painter creating pro-Trump art Sean Hannity loves

Jon McNaughton is animating the culture wars with heroic images of Trump.
Alex Thompson
9.11.18
Donald Trump

Some Republicans are using that anonymous Trump op-ed as evidence of the “deep state”

“If there is a movement which this individual claims there is — and I haven't seen it — that is what the deep state is," Corey Lewandowski told CNN.
Alex Thompson
9.6.18
Russian interference

Congress still isn’t sure what to do about Big Tech

“The era of the Wild West in social media is coming to an end,” said Democrat Vice Chair Sen. Mark Warner.
Alex Thompson
9.5.18
Tech Bros

Bernie Sanders declares war on Amazon's CEO with BEZOS Act

"Don't see this as some kind of Sanders personal vendetta against Bezos. It's not," the senator told VICE News.
Alex Thompson
9.5.18
politics

The DNC killed superdelegates to avoid another 2016 in 2020

The passage of the reforms was a personal victory for DNC Chair Tom Perez and an attempt to prove himself to Bernie Sanders supporters.
Alex Thompson
8.28.18
hottie avenatti

“Hottie Avenatti” brings his show to the DNC summer meeting

Michael Avenatti — attorney, potential presidential candidate, and strong jawline haver — dropped in on the Democratic Party’s summer meeting as he continued teasing a 2020 run.
Alex Thompson
8.24.18
DNC hack

Democrats scared the shit out of themselves while trying not to get hacked again

As the Democratic Party’s highest officials gathered in Chicago this week, they feared their worst nightmare was becoming a reality. Again.
Alex Thompson
8.24.18
Trump

Democrats still aren’t ready to use impeachment talk in the midterms — even after Cohen

We gotta stay on the positive side and let the negative stuff play itself out. People aren’t interested in how bad your opponents are all the time.”
Alex Thompson
8.22.18
Dark Money

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

Anonymous "peer to peer" texts could be another source of untraceable money flowing into the 2018 midterms.
Alex Thompson
8.20.18
Democrats

Congressman “Iron Stache” may not happen after all

It's close between Randy Bryce and teacher Cathy Meyers, who've been slinging mud in a hard-fought primary for Paul Ryan's congressional seat.
Alex Thompson
8.14.18
Democrats

Democrats and millennials are losing faith in capitalism

And Republicans are thrilled about it.
Alex Thompson
8.13.18
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