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Planned Parenthood Has Ousted Its President, Leana Wen, Amid A Dispute Over The Organization's Direction

Wen had worked to emphasize the group’s status as a health care provider, leading to concerns among some staff that the organization was moving away from politics.

Ema O'Connor • One month ago

These Women Brought Members Of Congress Down, And Suffered For It. A Year Later, They Say It Was Worth It.

"There were times that I would wonder ... Am I just going to be forever associated with embarrassing headlines and, you know, being an accuser? ...But I’m so glad it happened because it helped me move on with my life."

Lissandra Villa • 8 months ago

The 9 Minutes That Almost Changed America

You don't know the whole story of how close we came to one of the deadliest political shootings in US history last year.

Kate Nocera • One year ago

Nevada Democrat Ruben Kihuen Won't Seek Reelection After Sexual Harassment Allegations

The news comes after BuzzFeed News reported that a former staffer for the Nevada Democrat said she quit Kihuen's campaign after he harassed and made repeated sexual advances toward her.

Kate Nocera • One year ago

A Member Of Congress Accused Of Harassment Is Refusing to Resign. Frustrated Democrats Can't Make Him.

Rep. Ruben Kihuen is refusing to quit two weeks after the first woman accused him of sexual harassment. Although an ethics investigation is now underway, the stalemate shows that Congress has no clear process to handle allegations in a quick and conclusive manner.

Tarini Parti • One year ago

Nancy Pelosi Calls On Rep. Ruben Kihuen To Resign Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

The Democratic House minority leader called for the resignation shortly after midnight on Saturday and said "no one should face sexual harassment in order to work in an office or in a campaign."

Kate Nocera • One year ago

She Says She Quit Her Campaign Job After He Harassed Her. Now He’s In Congress.

Last year, a 25-year-old woman left her job on Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen’s campaign because of what she says were repeated, unwanted propositions for dates and sex. Responding to these allegations, the chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee said Kihuen should resign. Kihuen said on Friday, “I sincerely apologize for anything that I may have said or done that made her feel uncomfortable.”

Kate Nocera • One year ago

The Trump Administration Is Pulling Out Of Obamacare Enrollment Events

The Department of Health and Human Services has told states that for the first time, it will not be sending its regional directors to help states with planning for the upcoming open enrollment period.

Kate Nocera • One year ago

Trump Says DREAMer Deal Is "Fairly Close" After Democratic Leaders Said There Was An Agreement

Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer said the agreement had been reached Wednesday night, but said Thursday there was no "final" deal. Trump said there's no deal yet, but seemed to be on the same page as the Democratic leaders on a framework.

Matt Berman • One year ago

Paul Ryan Says He Wants To Protect DREAMers. But He May Not Be Able To.

The president is adding yet another high-pressure issue to the House speaker’s over-stuffed docket. And there’s no clear route to success for Ryan.

Alexis Levinson • One year ago

Trump Adviser Sebastian Gorka Exits The White House

The controversial Trump aide is latest high-profile administration departure. How and why he's out at the White House, though, is still developing.

Paul McLeod • One year ago

Sean Spicer Has Resigned

And Trump just hired a new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci.

Adrian Carrasquillo • 2 years ago

We Spent 11 Hours With Mark Sanford And Crashed His ATV

BuzzFeed News talked to Sanford about his life in and out of Washington, the scandal that almost ended his career, and got a tour of his farm.

Kate Nocera • 2 years ago

Chuck Schumer Sees Himself As Trump's Chief Opponent — But Hey, At Least They're Talking Again

The top Democrat in Congress says he's "fueled" by fighting Trump and offered a new idea for opposing the president in his hometown.

Kate Nocera • 2 years ago

Here’s What You Need To Know About Trump’s Obamacare Move

Trump signed an executive order on his first day in office to "minimize the economic burden" of the Affordable Care Act — but there's some confusion over what it will actually do. Here's what the order says, and what issues might come up.

Kate Nocera • 2 years ago

Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer Says He’s Ready To Fight

Chuck to Trump: “Flattery won’t get you very far."

Kate Nocera • 2 years ago

Mitch McConnell Won't Comment On Reported CIA Belief That Russia Tried To Help Trump Win

McConnell's office says the senator "would not violate federal law by providing classified information" to BuzzFeed News.

Kate Nocera • 2 years ago

More Than A Dozen Pelosi Supporters Consider Turning On Her

“I think a lot of people are unsure if we want the faces of the party to be Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi: liberals from New York and California," one Democrat said.

Kate Nocera • 2 years ago

"You Are Amazing!" Donald Trump Wrote To Harry Reid In 2010

That's it. That's the entire letter, which Reid's office provided on Sunday after Trump said Chuck Schumer is "far smarter" than Reid.

Kate Nocera • 2 years ago

Rand Paul Comes Out Against Trump's Potential Secretary Of State

The Kentucky senator says John Bolton would be a "disaster" for foreign policy, and former Mayor Rudy Giuliani wouldn't be much better.

Kate Nocera • 2 years ago