This Woman Plans to Be One of the First 'Dreamers' in Office

Catalina Cruz came to the US from Colombia at nine years old. Now, after a career of supporting politicians, she aims to start advocating for immigrants as a politician herself.


There's a Historic Number of Women Running for Congress

While Hillary Clinton's candidacy at the top of the ticket is making history, political experts say we should be looking down the ballot as well.


A former CIA operative is running for president to stop Donald Trump

The 40-year old former spy has never held elected office, but he may help Republicans keep a longtime red state from going with Clinton.


What You Need to Know About the Iowa Caucuses

The upcoming Iowa caucus is a famed but mysterious key referendum in the US presidential election. VICE News has compiled questions and answers revealing how the process actually works.


Photos of First-Time Voters at Myanmar's Historic Election

As early results point to Aung San Suu Kyi's party taking victory in Myanmar, here's what the election looked like on the ground.


The First Bitcoin Voting Machine Is On Its Way

Blockchain-based voting machines could be more secure and transparent than current systems.


Nebraska Republicans Are Fighting Their Own Governor Over Reinstating the Death Penalty

Governor Pete Ricketts is taking a battle with the Nebraska legislature to the voters, pushing for a referendum on the state's historic decision to repeal the death penalty earlier this year.


The Upcoming Leadership Spill: An Explainer

What's a spill and how exactly did we get here?


This Guy Just Spent 20 Years in Prison for Selling Weed — Now He's Getting Out

Jeff Mizanskey, 62, was released from prison Tuesday after Missouri's Governor commuted his life without parole sentence amid shifting nationwide attitudes on marijuana.