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Texting With Michael Bennet: Senators Running For President Have To Carry Out Their Impeachment Duties

In The Stakes 2020, BuzzFeed News' political newsletter, Sen. Michael Bennet discussed Twitter activism and said that senators running for president will be able to campaign and sit in on the impeachment trial. They "need to do both."

Ben Smith 6 hours ago

Mike Bloomberg Has "Made A Decision To Serve His Country," A Former Bush Treasury Secretary Said In China

"My good friend Mike Bloomberg asked my good friend Henry Kissinger and me to represent him here today because ... he's made a decision to serve his country," Hank Paulson said in Beijing.

Matt Berman 15 hours ago

What’s Really Happening At The New York Times

A campaign for executive editor: “People are trying to impress the boss.”

Ben Smith One day ago

Mike Bloomberg Won't Attend His Company's China Summit As His Possible Campaign Gets Serious

A key Bloomberg Media event will go on without the mayor, as the campaign gets serious.

Ben Smith 5 days ago

Texting With Jim Himes: There Was "A Lot Of Tension Behind The Dais" During The Impeachment Hearing

In The Stakes 2020, BuzzFeed News' political newsletter, Rep. Jim Himes talked about what it was like at Wednesday's impeachment hearing and what the proceedings have in common with beekeeping.

Ben Smith 7 days ago

Texting With Bill Weld: “100% Democratic Rule” If Senate Republicans Listen To Trump

In The Stakes 2020, BuzzFeed News' political newsletter, Bill Weld, who is challenging Donald Trump for the Republican nomination, says Republicans are abandoning their duty to the Constitution and explains his weird Reese's Pieces habit.

Ben Smith 14 days ago

Texting With Eric Swalwell: Trump Should Get A Fair Trial, "Even When There Is A Confession"

In The Stakes 2020, BuzzFeed News' political newsletter, Rep. Eric Swalwell — a California lawmaker who sits on the intelligence committee and one-time presidential candidate — texted with us about the impeachment investigation.

Ben Smith 21 days ago

Tom Steyer Explained What That Symbol He Draws On His Hand Means

In The Stakes 2020, BuzzFeed News' newsletter about the 2020 campaign, billionaire Tom Steyer texted about impeachment, his time at the debate, and the symbol he draws on his hand.

Ben Smith 28 days ago

Texts With Howard Dean: Elizabeth Warren Needs To "Hang Tough" And "Get Used To" The New Pressure

In The Stakes 2020, BuzzFeed News' newsletter about the 2020 campaign, former governor and presidential candidate Howard Dean has advice for Elizabeth Warren.

Ben Smith One month ago

Texting With Mark Sanford: Impeachment Can't Become A "Personality Contest"

In The Stakes 2020, BuzzFeed News' newsletter about the 2020 campaign, former South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford — one of Trump's Republican challengers — explains why he thinks a House censure of Trump would be better than impeachment.

Ben Smith One month ago

Beto O'Rourke Called Pete Buttigieg's Comments On Guns "Offensive" To Victims Of Gun Violence

In The Stakes 2020, BuzzFeed News' newsletter about the 2020 campaign, Beto O'Rourke texts that Buttigieg operates with "poll-driven politics that has prevented progress on this issue in the past." He also has strong views on tacos.

Ben Smith One month ago

Texts With Mayor Pete: He's "Doing Well With The Mother-In-Law Vote"

In The Stakes 2020, BuzzFeed News' newsletter about the 2020 campaign, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg texted with us about the media and the generational divide among voters.

Ben Smith One month ago

Bill De Blasio On When It’s Time To “Get The Hell Out Of The Way”

New York’s mayor dropped out of the presidential campaign Friday. We texted with him about his campaign, the climate strike, and what’s next for the city.

Ben Smith 2 months ago

Texts With Jay Inslee: The Climate Candidate Likes Elizabeth Warren's Plan

In The Stakes 2020, BuzzFeed News' newsletter about the 2020 campaign, former presidential candidate Jay Inslee talks about the key differences between the candidates' climate plans — and about being objectified on Twitter.

Ben Smith 2 months ago

Americans Would Pay — A Little — To Save The Planet, A Poll Shows

Data for Progress, a progressive think tank, commissioned neutral polling from YouGov that found Americans are willing to pay to stop carbon emissions, as long as it’s not too expensive.

Ben Smith 2 months ago

The Real Democratic Primary Starts Now. And It’s All About Elizabeth Warren.

“If I could be any candidate right now, I would want to be her.”

Ruby Cramer 2 months ago

Cory Booker Texted Us From The New Jersey Turnpike

In The Stakes 2020, BuzzFeed News' newsletter about the 2020 campaign, Sen. Cory Booker talks about building consensus and why he's #TeamChrissy.

Ben Smith 2 months ago

DMs With Andrew Yang: Plans, Memes, And Doomers

In The Stakes 2020, BuzzFeed News' newsletter about the 2020 campaign, Democratic candidate Andrew Yang talks about memes and what he thinks of being called a "doomer."

Ben Smith 2 months ago

Andrew Yang Called For Increased Regulation Of Amazon

In response to a BuzzFeed News investigation about chaos and accidents in the retailer’s system of package delivery, Yang called for Amazon-specific rules.

Ken Bensinger 2 months ago

A Top White House Reporter Is Taking Over The Washington Free Beacon

Eliana Johnson, of Politico now and formerly National Review, will lead the neoconservative outlet.

Ben Smith 2 months ago