2014 elections

The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Election Class of 2016: Is This 'Green Billionaire' the Left's Answer to the Koch Brothers?

Democratic Party megadonor Tom Steyer is figuring out just how much money it takes to get politicians to talk about climate change.
Paul Blest
10.26.15
News

The New Hampshire Voters Marching in the Freezing Cold to Get Money Out of Politics

Big Money was the real winner in this month's midterm elections. But a group of New Hampshire voters want you to know it doesn't have to be this way.
Livia Gershon
11.19.14
News

Rand Paul's Coming War with the Republican Party

With the 2016 campaign underway, the Kentucky Republican is ready to throw down over foreign policy.
Grace Wyler
11.18.14
News

I Spent Election Day Getting Out the Vote with Male Models from 'Cosmo'

Cosmopolitan sent a party bus full of male models to get out the vote in North Carolina on Tuesday. Turns out, they were needed.
Aaron Lake Smith
11.5.14
Vice Blog

Weed Won the Midterms

In a blow to prohibitionists, Oregon and Alaska became the third and fourth states to fully legalize weed Tuesday. Voters in Washington, D.C., also approved a sweeping measure to legalize the drug.
Kristen Gwynne
11.5.14
News

How Republicans Will Make Life Hell for Barack Obama

The GOP is now preparing to take control of the Senate for the first time in eight years--a political power shift that gives the party free rein to torment President Barack Obama for the next two years.
Timothy J. Burger
11.5.14
crime & drugs

A Proposal on California's Ballot Would De-Felonize Drug Use

Proposition 47 would change sentencing for some non-violent crimes from felonies to misdemeanors, with the aim of freeing up space in prisons and saving money.
Kayla Ruble
11.4.14
News

Yes, the Midterms Actually Do Matter

Voter choices today will directly impact the quality of air we breathe, how much we pay in taxes, and whether the country's broken immigration system gets fixed before we start collecting Social Security.
David Mark
11.4.14
News

This Guy Could Become the Most Powerful Man in the Senate

Greg Orman is running for Senate in Kansas as an Independent. If he unseats Republican incumbent Pat Roberts, he could determine which party controls the Senate after 2014.
Timothy J. Burger
11.3.14
News

Meet the Green Party Candidate Shaking Up the Race for New York Governor

Howie Hawkins won't win New York's gubernatorial election this year, but he could prevent incumbent Democrat Andrew Cuomo from winning another landslide.
Peter Rugh
11.3.14
News

This Libertarian Pizza Deliveryman Could Decide the North Carolina Senate Race

On the campaign trail with Sean Haugh.
Matt Laslo
10.31.14
News

Meet Larry Pressler, the Most Interesting Candidate of 2014

Larry Pressler, the former South Dakota Republican Senator who once turned down an ABSCAM bribe, is looking for a comeback, one cowboy poetry reading at a time.
Timothy J. Burger
10.23.14
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