2018 midterms

Wait, What?

The 6 Wildest Moments from Trump's ABC Interview

Coughing is bad, but election interference and being cozy with dictators are fine.
Tim Marcin

The Trump administration floated a plan to bus migrants to sanctuary cities

Trump confirmed the administration is still giving the plan "strong consideration" to punish the "Radical Left"
Emma Ockerman
Year of the Woman

Campaign Manager Blames Candidate's Loss on 'Difficult Year' for Men

The campaign manager for a Nevada incumbent said his candidate lost to his female opponent because of "societal factors" that he claims made voters favor women in 2018.
Marie Solis
women's march

Has the Women's March Served Its Purpose?

Some women say they won't be attending the 2019 Women's March because the first one delivered on its promise: It inspired them to get involved in activism that has made the march itself redundant.
Marie Solis
the senate

Martha McSally lost, but she gets to join the Senate anyway

With her appointment, Arizona is joining a handful of states that have two female senators — in this case, two who were bitter adversaries just last month.
Carter Sherman
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

When Dismantling Power Dismantles You Instead

In the Trump era, many see activism as more vital than ever. But what happens when it takes a toll on your physical, mental, and emotional health?
Marie Solis

Sorry, the midterms aren't over yet. These 6 seats are still in play.

Five House seats and one Senate seat are still not called nearly two weeks after the 2018 midterm vote.
Rex Santus
she's running

White women voters didn't really help with the whole "blue wave" thing

More women than ever ran for political office. Sign up for our newsletter following them.
Carter Sherman
Donald Trump

“Furious” Trump is not taking his midterms defeat all that well

He's retreated into “a cocoon of bitterness and resentment.”
David Gilbert
kyrsten sinema

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema just flipped Jeff Flake’s Arizona Senate seat

“Arizona rejected what has been far too common in our country — name calling, petty, personal attacks and doing and saying what it takes to get elected.”
David Gilbert
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Democrats Took Back the House That Republicans Weren't Using

Harry Cheadle and Matt Taylor discuss what the midterm elections mean for both parties.
VICE Staff
To Hell And Back

Electoral Politics Are Still Bad, But Metal Is Still Good

The post-midterms glow isn't doing much for me, but Völur, Eye of Nix, and new tunes from Sarparast, Snot Goblin, Arête, and Bog Body sure are.
Kim Kelly