senate

politics

Lower Your Already Low Expectations for Congress in 2019

Any important bills are going to have to wait until 2021.
Mark Hay
12.20.18
politics

We Asked Beto's Biggest Fans Why They Love Him So Much

Beto O'Rourke couldn't beat Ted Cruz in Texas, but that hasn't made people believe in him any less.
Alex Norcia
11.30.18
Views My Own

Ted Cruz Is a Desperate Man

If he beats challenger Beto O'Rourke to stay in the Senate, it'll be thanks to the Texan's ugly, fearmongering campaign.
K.T. Nelson
10.22.18
2018 election

Is Beto O'Rourke Trying Hard Enough to Get the Latino Votes He Needs?

The Democrat is probably doomed if he doesn't get Latinos to turn out in major numbers, but some on-the-ground activists say his outreach efforts haven't been good enough.
Julissa Treviño
10.17.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch Richard Linklater's Incredible Anti-Ted Cruz Ad

"If somebody called my wife a dog and said my daddy was in on the Kennedy assassination, I wouldn’t be kissing their ass."
Drew Schwartz
10.9.18
Noisey News

Voter Registration Has Surged Since Taylor Swift's Political Instagram Post

Vote.org say that 65,000 people signed up to vote yesterday after Swift endorsed two Democratic candidates in Tennessee.
Alex Robert Ross
10.9.18
Power

Zero Republicans Have Backed the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act

The Violence Against Women Act is a landmark piece of legislation that serves to protect women from sexual and physical abuse. It's at risk of expiring soon, and a new bill to reauthorize it is lacking support from Republicans.
Kimberly Lawson
10.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Kavanaugh’s Ex-Roommate: Devil’s Triangle Was Totally a Sex Thing

Specifically a threesome, according to Urban Dictionary.
Drew Schwartz
10.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Woman Who Confronted Jeff Flake in the Elevator: 'I Wanted Him to Feel My Rage'

The protesters who cornered Flake just before he voted on Kavanaugh's confirmation spoke out about why they did it.
Drew Schwartz
9.28.18
Views My Own

Jeff Flake Did the Right Thing, for Once

The Republican Senator's call for an FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh was a welcome moment of compromise, however small.
Harry Cheadle
9.28.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

LIVE: Watch the Senate Judiciary Committee Vote on Kavanaugh's Confirmation

Despite the allegations of sexual assault against the Supreme Court nominee, they're going ahead with the vote at 1:30 PM ET.
VICE Staff
9.28.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

LIVE: Watch Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford Testify Before the Senate

The SCOTUS nominee and the woman who accused him of sexual assault in high school are facing questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee and a prosecutor.
VICE Staff
9.27.18
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