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Joe Biden Won’t Commit To Reducing The Prison Population By A Percentage Target

In a wide-ranging answer to a criminal justice question Tuesday, Biden briefly defended the 1994 crime bill and said we shouldn’t be putting people in prison for nonviolent drug offenses.

Katherine Miller • 15 days ago

The Sony Walkman Helped You Avoid The World. AirPods Help You Avoid Your Phone.

Forty years ago, the Walkman introduced the fall-away feeling of putting on headphones wherever you were. Now our phones serve as escape and something to escape from.

Katherine Miller • 21 days ago

Everybody’s Having A Great Time Hating De Blasio

Outside the mayor's Good Morning America appearance, where the protesters were out and ready.

Katherine Miller • One month ago

Stop Talking About Coups!

Somehow a segment of the population has chosen not to dismiss Trump's coup stuff out of hand, and instead push it as a realistic possibility to worry about.

Katherine Miller • One month ago

Inside The Plastic Heart Of Congress

A new book from the authors of Politico Playbook promises an inside glimpse at our congressional leadership during the time of Trump.

Katherine Miller • 2 months ago

Everyone Already Knows How They Feel About Joe Biden Touching Women

But the current system still isn’t ready to handle a well-known, gray-area subject like this.

Katherine Miller • 2 months ago

The Romance Of Mayor Pete In The Season Of Scam

Gotta keep an eye out for those scams, but isn't the appeal of Pete Buttigieg that he seems like the antidote to the season of scam?

Katherine Miller • 2 months ago

Into America’s Spiritual Void With Marianne Williamson

Presidential campaigns can poll at zero and still have something interesting to say about America. In Iowa on the trail with Marianne Williamson, who helped shape today's conversation about spirituality.

Katherine Miller • 3 months ago

Beto O'Rourke Has Announced He Will Run For President In 2020

"This is going to be a positive campaign that seeks to bring out the very best from every single one of us; that seeks to unite a very divided country."

Katherine Miller • 3 months ago

The Trap Of Turning This Election Into The Final Battle Of 2016

We can relitigate 2016 in all our waking days and sometimes in our dreams. Now, some people are even exploring new frontiers in relitigation, free from the original battles of the 2016 primaries.

Katherine Miller • 3 months ago

Bernie Sanders Is Running For President

"We began the political revolution in the 2016 campaign, and now it's time to move that revolution forward," he said in an interview Tuesday morning.

Katherine Miller • 4 months ago

The Robert Mueller Fan Club

Imagine telling yourself in 2003 that you’d be able to purchase a novelty prayer candle featuring the face of George W. Bush’s FBI director.

Katherine Miller • 4 months ago

The Big Design Change For 2020: An Explosion Of Colors Beyond Red And Blue!

Branding in general seems like something that doesn’t matter 90% of the time, except for the 10% of the time when it really does.

Katherine Miller • 4 months ago

This Year Looks A Lot Like The 1976 Democratic Primary. What Does That Mean For 2020?

Jimmy Carter bested a giant, divided field in 1976 with a grimly delivered message about reaffirming love and competence to government. It sounds a little similar to Beto, but with a key difference.

Katherine Miller • 5 months ago

We're Only Just Beginning To Realize How We'll Remember Bill And Hillary Clinton

The former first couple revisited their first date and major political moments onstage. But is anybody nostalgic for the Clintons?

Katherine Miller • 6 months ago

The Best TV Show Donald Trump Will Ever Create

And we, the readers and viewers of 2018, are consuming the Russia investigation news like we’re part of the biggest internet fandom there’s ever been.

Katherine Miller • 6 months ago

Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Instagram Is So Good

She embodies this surrealist thing of, like, “WHAT IF…you were elected to Congress? What would happen next? What would you do?”

Katherine Miller • 7 months ago

A Tribute To 2018's Greatest Political Ad

Let's all join together in a Maine hot dog stand and chant together, once, forever, for always, "Yeah!!!"

Katherine Miller • 7 months ago

An Hour-By-Hour Guide For Normal People Watching Tonight's Election

How we make calls, what we're expecting, and what you can expect each hour. Also watch with us tonight on Twitter or on the BuzzFeed News homepage, starting at 7 p.m. ET.

Katherine Miller • 7 months ago

First Came Trump, Then Came Beto: Ted Cruz And The Brutal Politics Of Likability

Personality has always been a big part of campaign politics, but the internet loves a villain to dunk on.

Katherine Miller • 7 months ago