Ted Cruz And Beto O’Rourke’s Likely Final Senate Debate Got Heated
“Well, it’s clear Congressman O’Rourke’s pollsters told him to come out on the attack,” Cruz said.
The First Openly Transgender Nominee For Governor Says Democrats “Should Use Identity Politics”
“With what’s happening today, we all have to fight harder for what’s right and what is just — and you can call that identity politics, you can call it anything you want, but it’s the right thing to do," Christine Hallquist told BuzzFeed News' Profile.
What If Democrats Lose The Senate Because Of New Jersey? Progressives Are Trying To Make Sure That Doesn't Happen.
The charges against Bob Menendez were dropped after a mistrial, but they're still clouding a surprisingly competitive Senate race.
Here’s Why Republicans Kept Bringing Up Joe Biden During Brett Kavanaugh’s Hearing
A spokesperson for the former vice president said his 1991 comments were being taken out of context.
Ted Cruz And Beto O’Rourke Argued About Everything From Trump To Police Shootings In Their First Debate
“We have a real race in the state of Texas,” Cruz said Friday night.
The Progressives Who Shook Up This Year’s Primaries Are Skeptical Of Joe Biden’s Politics
“The blind quotes over the past few months from a series of consultants that suggest he’d run as this neo-centrist New Democrat show that he would be profoundly out of step with the direction of grassroots energy.”
Lucy McBath Says Her Son’s Murder Was A “Catalyst” For Her Campaign For Congress
“Everything I was teaching him to be, and I thought and assumed that I was grooming him for, I’ve ended up assuming that role,” McBath told BuzzFeed News' Profile.
Andrew Cuomo Beat Cynthia Nixon In New York’s Intense Primary For Governor
The governor now heads to a November race, and more speculation about his presidential ambitions.
Cynthia Nixon Defends Herself Against Anti-Semitism Attack And Calls Cuomo "Notoriously Vindictive"
"The idea that they would accuse me of being soft on anti-Semitism is an outrage," the insurgent progressive candidate for governor in New York said on BuzzFeed News' "AM to DM."
A Progressive Challenger To An Establishment Democrat Lost Her Race. Here’s Why She Says She Won.
“Tomorrow we fight some more, tomorrow we know that we have just begun.”
A Longtime Delaware Senator Just Beat Back A Progressive Primary Challenger
Sen. Tom Carper defeated Kerri Evelyn Harris, a gay black community activist and Air Force veteran.
An Old-School Delaware Democrat Is Trying To Survive A Political Movement Ready For Change
“We’ve changed the definition of viability, to be quite honest,” says Kerri Evelyn Harris, who is trying to unseat Democratic Sen. Tom Carper.
How Michael Avenatti Got His Start In Political Dark Arts Under Rahm Emanuel
In the 1990s, as an entry-level opposition researcher, Avenatti once climbed aboard a moving train to get research to FedEx on time.
Tom Steyer On The Case To Impeach Trump: It's The Corruption, Stupid
The Democratic megadonor said that 30% of the 200,000 people polled by his group believe the president should be impeached for corruption.
Democrats Preview The 2020 Primary, And It's Intersectional, Antiestablishment, And Democratic Socialist–Friendly
At this year’s Netroots Nation, Democrats embrace the language of the new left.
Bernie Sanders Goes After The Cash Bail System
The United States, Sanders said, has a cash bail system that’s essentially “criminalizing poverty.”
Bernie Fans Say They’re Excited To See Him Campaign With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — Because She’s Proof Their Politics Are The Future
"I see her as the future — I’m hoping Bernie runs in 2020 — but I think she’s the future of the party."
The New Progressives Seek To Solve The Democratic Party’s Biggest Problem
"If we only talk about racial justice issues or if we only talk about economic issues we’re going to be leaving some people out."
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.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Trying To Unseat “The King Of Queens” And Net The First Major Win For The Anti-Establishment Left
“I can’t tell you how many people in New York politics who I’ve met with that tell me, ‘if this wasn’t about me and not being afraid of power I would’ve endorsed you a long time ago.’”