Billionaires don't even know how much they're worth, and we're definitely underestimating their wealth.
Elizabeth Warren And Ayanna Pressley Want To Know How Badly The US Pandemic Response Failed People Of Color
Nine months into the coronavirus pandemic, “It is not clear whether that relief has successfully reached the communities that are most impacted.”
Facebook Has A Rule To Stop Calls To Arms. Moderators Didn't Enforce It Ahead Of The Kenosha Shootings.
“What we learned after Kenosha is that Facebook’s call to arms policy didn’t just fail. It was never designed to function properly in the first place.”
Elizabeth Warren And Bernie Sanders Want Big Banking Reforms Following The FinCEN Files Investigations
Warren called for the creation of a new unit in the US Treasury Department, separate from FinCEN, “to investigate these types of financial crimes.”
A group of Democratic lawmakers is demanding answers about protester surveillance conducted by data broker Mobilewalla.
Data company Mobilewalla used cellphone information to estimate the demographics of protesters. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says it’s “shady” and concerning.
Minneapolis police killed a black man named George Floyd, and now the city is dealing with the aftermath. The US has officially hit 100,000 COVID-19 deaths. We talk with Amber McReynolds, CEO of Vote at Home, how to vote safely this fall. And to decompress from all the terrible, we list some of our favorite Sesame Street songs featuring celebrity guests.
Bernie Sanders, in announcing the end of his 2020 run, said his movement had won his party's ideological fight.
“This pandemic isn’t an excuse for polluters to ignore the law and for EPA to let them get away with it,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren said.
The senator and former presidential candidate appeared in the show's cold open with Kate McKinnon, who has been playing her in sketches.
The Hulu documentary Hillary dwells on the past without shedding much new light on Clinton’s career or our political present.
Elizabeth Warren’s exit leaves the presidential race primarily between two old white men. “All those little girls,” she said, “are gonna have to wait four more years.”
Can you blame Bailey for loving burritos, though?
Warren, once a top contender for the Democratic nomination, is dropping out of the race after a disappointing month of primaries.
Jared Mollenkof has spent countless hours trying to convince voters Elizabeth Warren can win. “I was ready to gamble a lot of money on her being president.”
One-third of delegates will be at stake in elections across 15 states and territories on Tuesday.
Joe Biden is amassing centrist support ahead of Super Tuesday. Progressives who haven’t already backed Bernie Sanders aren’t ready to go there yet for his campaign.
The group was one of the last remaining progressive organizations not to side with Sanders or Warren.
Voters don’t have to identify with Bernie Sanders to believe he’ll do the best job representing people like them — and people completely unlike them, too.
Jessica Cisneros once interned for Rep. Henry Cuellar. Now her race is a big test for a progressive group trying to shape Congress.
United We Dream Action, founded by DACA recipients, is endorsing both Warren and Sanders.
Warren is attacking Bloomberg, accepting help from a super PAC, and having more fun. But she’s running out of time to reignite her campaign.
US citizens living in China and South Korea have been told they won’t be able to cast their vote in person for the Democratic primary next month — and will instead need to vote online.
The Political Fundraising Model Is Breaking Down. The Success Of Bernie Sanders And Mike Bloomberg Are The Clearest Sign.
The fundraising model that powered politics between 2000 and 2016 is breaking down — and so is institutional party power.
Warren, who has campaigned against money's influence in politics, said the day after her debate she would not disavow a super PAC supporting her.
Elizabeth Warren had a plan to go on the attack — and she dominated the debate. But it might be too late to reignite her campaign in Nevada.
"For someone who hates socialism Bloomberg sure loves getting publicly owned."
Warren And Biden Challenged Bloomberg To Release Women From Sexual Harassment NDAs During The Debate. He Refused.
“None of them accuse me of doing anything other than maybe they didn’t like a joke I told,” Bloomberg said.
"I'd like to talk about who we're running against. A billionaire who calls women fat broads and horse faced lesbians, and no I'm not talking about Donald Trump, I'm talking about Mayor Bloomberg."
Elizabeth Warren's dealing with one of the nebulous, mysterious things in politics — the idea of momentum — even as she's stayed consistent.
Peter Hart, whose firm conducted the poll, told BuzzFeed News that the poll had “space and time” for just five candidate matchups.
Who do Ariana Grande, John Legend, and Tom Hanks support?
Warren’s campaign has been mostly static as she’s slipped in the first two states. After losing in New Hampshire, she made a more explicit call for party unity.
Pressley split with fellow Squad members in endorsing Elizabeth Warren for president, but they continue to “encourage and support” each other, she told BuzzFeed News’ AM to DM.
Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, and Joe Biden all spoke on live TV in glowing terms — without any results.
There Are No Official Iowa Caucus Results Yet Because The State Democratic Party Is Doing “Quality Control”
The nation's first presidential primary contest might be complicated, but it carries a lot of clout.
There might be three candidates who claim victory!
Also her husband. It has come to this.
Mondaire Jones, who is vying to become the first openly gay black congressman, is running in a crowded field to replace Lowey.
The Working Families Party used idealistic goals and transactional tactics to play big in New York politics. Now it’s missing out on the moment.
Elizabeth Warren’s closing pitch to Iowa voters is to stop thinking of her as the Democratic primary’s “but” candidate.
"I’m more Bernie or bust now than ever," one supporter said.
Bernie Sanders Said "Everybody Brings Some Negatives" When Asked If Gender Is An Obstacle For Women Running For Office
“I would just hope very much that the American people look at the totality of a candidate. Not at their gender, not at their sexuality, not at their age, but at everything,” Sanders said. “Nobody is perfect.”
Two giants of the progressive movement are leading candidates in the Democratic primary. It's a historic opportunity for the left.
Progressive Groups Are Uniting To Call For A Truce Between Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, And Their Allies
A wide network of groups, including top allies of both candidates, are pushing a progressive unity pledge to stop the camps from “fighting each other.”
Long-brewing frustration with Warren among Sanders’ online stans has blown up this week.
Elizabeth Warren And Bernie Sanders Seemed To De-Escalate In The Debate. The Conflict Is "Not Exactly" Over.
Warren turned her argument with Sanders into a pitch for women candidates, but the tension appeared to reemerge once the debate was over.
“I know the senator believes that as well,” she said of Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Insinuating that Sanders is sexist would be “really bad news for us,” a campaign official cautioned supporters in a pro-Warren group chat.
Warren on Tuesday announced new plans to begin canceling debt immediately under existing law.
The first voting in the 2020 primary is in just a few weeks, and tonight's debate was the last chance for the candidates on the stage to make their case.
Sanders had blamed the story on “staff who weren’t in the room [and] are lying about what happened.”
Julián Castro Is Elizabeth Warren’s New Hype Man, After Months Of Hearing His Would-Be Supporters Were Voting For Her Instead
"It’s easy to be here for Sen. Warren because our vision for America matches up very well," Castro told BuzzFeed News.
Outside, Twitter and CNN reported on ballistic missiles. Inside, as people waited for Elizabeth Warren in a crowd massive enough to reduce service to nothing, “I Wanna Dance With Somebody.”
Bernie Sanders and Andrew Yang came out unequivocally against the attack that killed Iran's Qassem Soleimani.
Time for the media to start taking him seriously.
Young Michelle Obama was TOO COOL.
“Billionaires in wine caves should not pick the next president of the United States," Warren said at the Democratic presidential debate.
Elizabeth Warren outlines how she'll begin the Green New Deal in the opening months of her presidency.
Elizabeth Warren Voted For A Sex Trafficking Crackdown. Now She’s Worried About “Unintended Consequences.”
Legislation filed by Democrats on Tuesday would study the safety and health of sex workers, particularly in light of a 2018 anti-trafficking bill that they worry had unintended ramifications.
Deval Patrick Said His Record Of Fixing Problems Other Candidates Only "Have Plans For" Is Resonating In New Hampshire
“For me it’s not about having a plan or an ambition — it’s about having results. In New Hampshire, folks know what I’m talking about," the presidential candidate told BuzzFeed News.
House Republicans Say The Senators Running For President Shouldn't Be Allowed To Be Jurors In Trump's Impeachment Trial
Republican Rep. Jason Smith will introduce legislation Thursday trying to force the Democratic candidates to recuse themselves from Trump's Senate trial — though it isn’t binding.
Last week Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren engaged with young leaders about the school-to-prison pipeline. Who else will step up?
If — or when — the impeachment trial heads to the Senate, it will trap presidential candidates in DC. But Bernie Sanders has AOC.
“The older people, they’re just comfortable, and the younger people, we’re not.”
Black Women Want To Be Seen By Presidential Candidates. Elizabeth Warren Is Trying To Show She’s Taking Them Seriously.
Warren’s Atlanta speech centered on black women’s history left some young women in the audience impressed, but the candidate still began the night with pro-charter protesters.
The fifth Democratic presidential primary debate has a different candidate rising under pressure. It is not Michael Bloomberg.
Warren's plan targeting companies for spreading misinformation comes as Exxon has been sued in multiple states for lying to investors about climate risks.
The policy may be less sweeping than CEO Jack Dorsey initially announced.
Democrats Have Spent All Year Freaked Out About "Electability." That Panic Is Increasingly Focused On Medicare For All.
Democratic voters are linking Medicare for All with the thing they see as the most important issue in the campaign: electability. It could be a new problem for Elizabeth Warren.
“I’m proud to call her my senator. I can’t wait to call her our president," Pressley said in a video.
A Biden ally dismissed Mayor Pete as “the flavor of the moment” as Buttigieg put on a show of force in Iowa.
Corddry told BuzzFeed News that the senator knew more about the show he starred on than he did.
In The Stakes 2020, BuzzFeed News' newsletter about the 2020 campaign, former governor and presidential candidate Howard Dean has advice for Elizabeth Warren.
Now that she's at the center of the primary, Elizabeth Warren’s rivals are training their attacks, and their plays for attention, on her.
Joe Biden blended in. And it wasn't a bad place for him to be.
Facebook Said Politicians Can Lie In Ads. It's Taking Down Ads From Warren, Biden, And Trump For Other Reasons.
A BuzzFeed News examination found that in the first half of October, the social network has canned more than 160 ads from Biden, Warren, Sanders, Steyer, and Trump for breaking rules around profanity and fake buttons.
Twelve Democrats will be on stage tonight on CNN for the fourth presidential primary debate. Here's what to look out for.
"Tbh a candidate knowing to pause for laughter and not rush through the rest of the joke is an electable skill."
We don't deserve Maya Rudolph.
In The Stakes 2020, BuzzFeed News' newsletter about the 2020 campaign, former presidential candidate Jay Inslee talks about the key differences between the candidates' climate plans — and about being objectified on Twitter.
A New Poll Shows Elizabeth Warren And Joe Biden Leading After The Last Debate. And Warren Has More Support From Other Candidates’ Voters.
Last week’s debate barely changed a thing, according to a new Civiqs and Data For Progress poll.
In a speech in New York City's Washington Square Park, Elizabeth Warren brought her plans together under an anti-corruption message with an inside/outside strategy to create change.
The Bernie Sanders Campaign Says It Needs A Movement To Win. The Democratic Socialists Of America Are Building One.
The socialist organizers who helped get Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez into Congress are now working to get Bernie Sanders into the White House.
“I’m fulfilling the legacy of Barack Obama, and you’re not,” Castro told Biden at Thursday’s Democratic debate.
“If I could be any candidate right now, I would want to be her.”
"I'm Asian, so I know a lot of doctors."
Warren would radically alter the Social Security program with new benefits and new taxes on top earners.
Following a BuzzFeed News investigation into Amazon's delivery network, Sens. Richard Blumenthal, Elizabeth Warren, and Sherrod Brown wrote to Jeff Bezos, accusing the tech giant of disregarding public safety and workers’ rights and demanding information about the companies that deliver its packages.
Thursday’s Democratic primary debate will make it really clear who the top presidential candidates are.
Each of the top 10 candidates will have 40 minutes to talk exclusively about the climate crisis.
With Joe Kennedy III potentially challenging Ed Markey, what one-quarter of “the Squad” does next could be a big political move.
The contentious vote comes after presidential candidates overwhelmingly endorsed the debate and young activists rallied for one at Democratic National Committee offices nationwide.
"Me running for the bathroom when the movie is over."
Elizabeth Warren Took On Obama Over Student Debt Forgiveness. How She Won Is Central To Her 2020 Campaign
“Her theory of change is that you focus on one or two levers, and you push them hard.”
Warren’s new gun control plan, much of which overlaps with other candidates’ plans, would put pressure on gun manufacturers.
We analyzed recently released ActBlue data to find out which combinations people gave to when they donated to multiple candidates.