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New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio Will Run For President And Try One More Time To Be A National Progressive Icon

Bill de Blasio is (depending on how you want to count) the 23rd person seriously trying to win the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.

Matt Berman • One month ago

Terry McAuliffe Will Not Run For President In 2020

“Where can you help people the most and change people’s lives," McAuliffe said Wednesday night. "As you know, it happens at the state level."

Ruby Cramer • 2 months ago

Beto O'Rourke's Young Hacker Days Are A Preview Of Millennial Politicians' Teen Internet Days

We have officially reached the age of politicians with LiveJournals from their youth.

Matt Berman • 3 months ago

California's Governor Thinks Democratic Presidential Candidates Should Commit To Taking Federal Prisoners Off Death Row

"That should be part of the conversation of a presidential damn campaign," Gavin Newsom told BuzzFeed News' Profile.

Matt Berman • 3 months ago

Pete Buttigieg, Asked About Joe Biden Calling Mike Pence A “Decent Guy,” Says Pence Has “Absolutely Fanatical” Views

The Democratic presidential candidate told BuzzFeed News' Profile that Pence's rise "chills a lot of us, especially in the LGBTQ community, to see that somebody like that can be in that kind of position of power.”

Matt Berman • 3 months ago

Michael Bloomberg Won't Run For President In 2020

After considering a run, the former New York City mayor said he has decided he can do more outside a campaign. "I’ve come to realize that I’m less interested in talking than doing."

Matt Berman • 3 months ago

Jeff Merkley Has Decided Not To Run For President And Will Instead Run For His Senate Seat

Merkley will instead run for reelection to the Senate. Under state law, he could not do both.

Matt Berman • 3 months ago

Chris Christie Says He "Might Run For President Again"

The former New Jersey governor said he isn't going to run against Trump, but he told BuzzFeed News' Profile he would run again if he believed he had a chance to win.

Matt Berman • 4 months ago

An Indiana Mayor Is Joining The 2020 Race In Hopes Of Becoming The First Millennial President

Pete Buttigieg is positioning himself in a crowded primary as a candidate for generational change.

Matt Berman • 5 months ago

Tom Steyer Won't Run For President And Will Instead Pour Millions Into His Push To Impeach Trump

The California billionaire announced that his group Need to Impeach will soon hold town halls, a summit in Washington, DC, and launch a public education campaign.

Matt Berman • 5 months ago

Florida's Messy Senate Recount Is Over And The Republican Has Won

After days of multiple recounts, lawsuits, and protests, the race is over.

Ema O'Connor • 7 months ago

Stacey Abrams Has Effectively Ended Her Campaign For Governor In Georgia

But Abrams did not end her fight against voter suppression, with a speech condemning Republican Brian Kemp.

Darren Sands • 7 months ago

Scott Walker Just Lost The Wisconsin Governor Race

Walker made it through a recall, two gubernatorial elections, and an unsuccessful presidential campaign. He couldn’t make it through 2018.

Henry J. Gomez • 7 months ago

Nikki Haley Is Leaving Her Job As Ambassador To The United Nations

The UN ambassador and former South Carolina governor has diverged from the president on some foreign policy issues.

Matt Berman • 8 months ago

Millennial Men And Women Are Divided On Race And Gender Issues, New Poll Finds

About a third of millennial men surveyed say they would prefer white political candidates, if everything else was equal.

Matt Berman • 8 months ago

Chief Of Staff John Kelly Is Leaving The White House, Trump Says

Trump’s second chief of staff tried to impose order on a chaotic White House.

Tarini Parti • 6 months ago

A Young Progressive Woman Beat One Of The Most Powerful Democrats In Congress

In a shocking upset, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won over Joe Crowley, who was considered a likely successor to Nancy Pelosi.

Matt Berman • 12 months ago

Trump Says Russia Should Be Part Of The Group Of The World's Largest Economies

"Russia should be in this meeting. Why are we having a meeting without Russia being in the meeting?"

Matt Berman • One year ago
Matt Berman • One year ago

Ty Cobb Is Leaving His Job As Trump's White House Lawyer On The Russia Investigation

Cobb's departure is the latest shakeup to the president's legal team. Veteran white-collar defense lawyer Emmet Flood will replace him in the White House.

Zoe Tillman • One year ago