Shawna Thomas

campaign finance

The FEC Won't Be Able to Reform Super PACs Before 2020: ‘That's Kind of Crazy’

Interview: FEC Chair Ellen Weintraub explains what the FEC can — and can't — do with only three members.
Shawna Thomas
Morgan Baskin
9.5.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Did the Assault Weapons Ban Really Work? That's Complicated.

The jury's out on whether it actually prevented mass shootings — but data suggests we need more data.
Shawna Thomas
8.16.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Inside the Republicans' Mueller-day Strategy

Led by Congressman Jim Jordan, Republicans called into question the very origins of Mueller's investigation.
Shawna Thomas
7.25.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Eric Holder Is Touring Early Primary States to Get People to Care About Gerrymandering

The former attorney general under President Obama would have written the special counsel regulation differently.
Shawna Thomas
6.16.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This Democrat Is Backing Louisiana's Attack on Abortion

Katrina Jackson is the anti-abortion movement’s messaging unicorn.
Valerie Kipnis
Shawna Thomas
6.1.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

What It’s Like at an Alabama Clinic Still Performing Abortions

At the Alabama Women’s Center, it's business as usual.
Shawna Thomas
5.18.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This transgender soldier won’t give up on the military despite Trump’s ban

Because Sterling Crutcher was already serving openly in the military, the ban won't apply to him. Still, "It broke me," he said.
Shawna Thomas
4.18.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Why touchy-feely Uncle Joe Biden isn't funny anymore

Four women in the last week have accused Joe Biden of touching them inappropriately.
Shawna Thomas
4.3.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Mueller’s last report was for the NFL on domestic violence. This is what we can learn from it.

In 2015 Robert Mueller investigated what the NFL knew about a horrific video of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice beating his fiancé.
Shawna Thomas
3.23.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Wisconsin's governor wants to implement a liberal agenda. He's having a tough time doing it.

VICE News sat down with Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers in Washington, D.C.
Shawna Thomas
3.16.19
immigration

Democrats secured a quiet border wall victory in the spending bill

The spending bill's fine print shows the president agreed to protect certain areas in Texas.
Shawna Thomas
2.19.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

"Don't get rolled": 15 departing Congress members tell the newbies what to expect

Alexandra Pelosi asks outgoing members what it's really like to serve, and what advice they'd give the energetic new members.
Shawna Thomas
1.14.19
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