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Democrats Running For President Say Social Media Companies Have A White Nationalist Problem. Some Think Regulation Should Be The Answer.

A swath of 2020 presidential candidates told BuzzFeed News that social media companies like Facebook have some responsibility for the rise of white nationalism.

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A Missouri Congressman Defended A Proposed Abortion Ban By Saying Some Rapes Are "Consensual"

Republican Barry Hovis later apologized, saying he misspoke. "When you talk about consensual rape, there's no such thing," he said. "It's either consensual or it's rape."

Ryan C. Brooks • 4 days ago

Montana Governor Steve Bullock Is Running For President

The Montana governor's entrance into the race pushes the Democratic 2020 primary field close to two dozen.

Ryan C. Brooks • 8 days ago

Here Are The Democratic Presidential Candidates Who Say They’ve Read All 448 Pages Of The Mueller Report

Just a handful of the Democrats running in 2020 say they've read the whole redacted report.

Ryan C. Brooks • 13 days ago

Cory Booker Wants To Make Gun Owners Get Licenses

The proposal is part of a far-reaching new gun control plan, which Booker said he would begin implementing on his first day as president if he wins in 2020.

Ryan C. Brooks • 16 days ago

Black Voters Get That Bernie Marched With MLK. They Want To Know What He’ll Do For Them Now.

“It’s been several years that this critique has been raised, and it feels dismissive of our experiences when it doesn’t matter what specific question is being asked — when the go-to answer has become, ‘I marched with King.’”

Ryan C. Brooks • 19 days ago

Omarosa Thinks Kamala Harris Is Running A “Historic” Campaign That Trump Would Try To Shut Down With Racist “Undertones”

Omarosa also told BuzzFeed News’ Profile that Trump is “very sophisticated in his deceit.”

Ryan C. Brooks • 27 days ago

Kamala Harris Says Congress Should Take "Steps Toward" Impeaching Donald Trump

The 2020 candidates at the CNN town halls Monday night diverged on impeachment, with Harris joining Elizabeth Warren's call for action.

Ryan C. Brooks • One month ago

Elizabeth Warren Wants The House To Begin Impeachment Proceedings Against Donald Trump

“The severity of this misconduct demands that elected officials in both parties set aside political considerations and do their constitutional duty,” Warren said Friday.

Ryan C. Brooks • One month ago

The Man Arrested With Gas Cans And Lighters At St. Patrick Cathedral Has Been Identified

A security officer inside the historic Midtown church confronted the man and quickly notified police.

Salvador Hernandez • One month ago

Tim Ryan Says Abortion Rights Are At Risk Because Democrats “Keep Losing Elections”

The Ohio representative who is now running for president said his state has been “one of the worst states in the union when it comes to women’s health.”

Ryan C. Brooks • One month ago

Joe Biden Says He'll Be "More Mindful" About Personal Space After Allegations Of Inappropriate Contact

“Social norms have begun to change, they’ve shifted, and the boundaries of protecting personal space have been reset, and I get it," Biden said in a video Wednesday.

Ryan C. Brooks • One month ago

Pete Buttigieg Is Not The First Openly Gay, Major Party Presidential Candidate. This Guy Was.

Fred Karger, who ran for the Republican nomination in 2012, has spent the past two months correcting the record.

Ryan C. Brooks • One month ago

Thomas Friedman Coined “The Green New Deal.” He’s Happy With How It’s Progressing.

The columnist is “thrilled” his phrase finally took off but thinks the real solution is more market-based than what’s been proposed.

Ryan C. Brooks • One month ago

A Pair Of Leftist Teens Are Tired Of The Democratic Party’s “Bullshit.” They’re Launching A Presidential Campaign To Fix It.

David Oks and Henry Williams are pushing a octogenarian politician to make another run at the White House to help move the Democratic Party further left.

Ryan C. Brooks • One month ago

A California Mosque Was Set On Fire And Graffitied With Christchurch Mosque Attack References

The alleged arson attack comes less than a month after 50 people were killed in a mosque in New Zealand.

Julia Reinstein • One month ago

The Cruise Ship That Lost Power Near The Norway Coast Arrived At Port After A Day Of Rescue Operations

The cruise ship arrived at port with over 890 people on board, more than 24 hours after sending out a distress call.

Ryan C. Brooks • One month ago

Cory Booker Teased The Possibility Of A White House Wedding With Rosario Dawson

“She’s just an incredible human being,” Booker told Ellen DeGeneres.

Ryan C. Brooks • 2 months ago