Trump’s Plan to Eliminate AIDS Is Missing the Thing That Works Best

Making sure HIV-positive people have health insurance is key to ending the epidemic, yet the GOP is limiting the Medicaid expansion in several states.
Rosemary Westwood
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'I Love Velvet': All the Weirdest Lines from Spicer’s Allegedly Wasted SOTU Interview

"You should love me! Well, you should. What are you talkin' about?"
River Donaghey
The Rundown

Let’s Show Support for the NFL Kneelers After Trump Blasted Them During His SOTU

Activists push back on the president's blatant attacks against athletes protesting for racial equality.
Impact Staff
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Immigration center-stage at Trump's first State of the Union, executive order breathes new life into Gitmo, CIA boss said to have met with Russian spy chief, and more.
VICE Staff

What We Learned from Obama's Last State of the Union

President Barack Obama has been wishing for a "better politics" for years, but on Tuesday he seemed to admit that it's on the voters to try to make his hope-and-change vision happen.
Harry Cheadle

Is GOP Governor Nikki Haley's State of the Union Rebuttal Cursed?

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is getting a shot at the big stage, but State of the Union responses tend to be boring, disastrous, or strangely detrimental to political careers.
River Donaghey

Big Data Shows How American Politics Have(n’t) Changed

Text analysis of every State of the Union address ever pegs the start of the modern era at the end of World War I.
Daniel Oberhaus

America's Infrastructure Is Slowly Falling Apart

And here are the projects that prove it.
Bill Bradley

The Huge Issue Obama Ignored in the State of the Union This Week

After a year of horrific headlines about substandard care in VA hospitals, veterans' groups were hoping for a little love from the president.
CJ Ciaramella

The Confused, Divided Republican Response to the State of the Union

While conservatives clearly agree that they don't like Barack Obama, they don't seem to have found a consensus on much of anything else.
Grace Wyler

Obama's State of the Union Address, Decoded

If you listened carefully, the 2013 State of the Union address resembled a man walking into his girlfriend’s house, standing in front of her, and telling her everything that’s wrong with her and what she should do to fix it.
Harry Cheadle