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This Year, More Trans People Are Running for US Office Than Ever Before

Chelsea Manning is among an estimated 40 transgender Americans looking to shake up politics in 2018.
Linda Yang
2.8.18
Humor

We Asked Dads to Rate All of Tim Kaine's Dad Jokes from the VP Debates

"Deportation nation" is good. But not as good as "conjunction, junction."
Linda Yang
10.5.16
americas

Live Blog: Democratic Presidential Candidates Face Off at Inaugural Debate

Watch VICE News' coverage of the Democratic party's first presidential primary debate.
VICE News
10.14.15
politics

Why Is Lawrence Lessig Missing From Tonight’s CNN Debate?

The iconoclastic law professor believes Democratic honchos are trying to silence him.
Sam Gustin
10.13.15
politics

What to Look for in Tonight's Democratic Debate from Clinton, Sanders, and the Rest

Here's a rundown of the individuals, issues, and dynamics at play as the Democratic presidential candidates get the first of six chances to distinguish themselves alongside their rivals on national television.
Liz Fields
10.13.15
News

What Ronald Reagan Teaches Us About Donald Trump

Demagogues are only a joke until they win.
Rick Perlstein
9.25.15
Drugs

Top GOP Hopeful Suggests We Use Drone Strikes to Protect the Border

Ben Carson told reporters he wouldn't be against the idea.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.19.15
Election '15

The New Wave: Labour

In this new series, we profile the young hopefuls looking to shake things up at the general election. In the first episode we meet 23-year-old socialist Sam Gould, who's running for Labour in Romford.
VICE UK
5.5.15
ukraine

Ukraine Decides on Its Next President

Twenty-one candidates are in the race for the top spot but Odessan oligarch Petro Poroshenko is the near certain winner.
Harriet Salem
5.25.14
News

I Spoke to a Rejected Iranian Presidential Candidate

In a couple of weeks, Iranians will go to the polls to choose a replacement for President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. There’s no reason to think this election will be transparent. To get an insider’s view, I called Hooshang Amirahmadi, one of the candidates...
Alex Chitty
5.31.13
News

Rocky Anderson Knows Mitt Romney Well and Thinks He Has No Integrity

Ross "Rocky" Anderson is the former mayor of Salt Lake City who worked with Mitt Romney during the 2002 Winter Olympics. He's running for president as a candidate of the Justice Party, which he created to campaign on a platform of social justice. We...
Mike Abu
11.5.12