May 25, 2018

While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from the Trump Cabinet that aren’t about so-called witch hunts

Two federal agencies appear poised to roll back anti-discrimination rules, the EPA bars reporters from a water contamination event and the Interior Department roles back animal cruelty rules.

May 23, 2018

Why progressives are fine with Hillary Clinton endorsing Andrew Cuomo over Cynthia Nixon

Former critics of Clinton say the decision is completely in keeping with Clinton's politics.
May 23, 2018

How a Native Hawaiian Democrat is pushing the party left on his home turf

Kaniela Ing, 29, thinks Democrats have gotten complacent in blue states like Hawaii. He wants to change that.
May 19, 2018

Report: The Trump campaign may have colluded with two other countries in the 2016 election

Donald Trump Jr. is said to have had a meeting with representatives from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates about how to get his father elected.
May 18, 2018

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about Mueller’s probe

The Trump administration may have tried to cover up a major water contamination crisis and Homeland Security is preparing a plan to separate immigrant families.
May 16, 2018

Progressive challenger ekes out victory over former incumbent in Nebraska primary

Kara Eastman's victory in the Democratic primary for Nebraska's second congressional district is one of the first big blows to the Democratic party establishment in 2018.

May 16, 2018

Native American woman wins Democratic primary for Idaho governor’s race

Paulette Jordan would be the nation's first Native American governor if she wins the election in November.
May 16, 2018

Susan Wild wins Democratic nomination for hotly contested 2018 congressional race

Pennsylvania's 7th Congressional district is key to Democrats plan for trying to retake the House of Representatives in November.
May 16, 2018

Mary Scanlon wins crowded primary for newly drawn safe Democratic Pennsylvania district

Mary Gay Scanlon will likely be in the next Congress, thanks to a newly drawn district that was the result of a Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision.
May 16, 2018

Rep. Lou Barletta wins the Republican primary for Pennsylvania’s Senate race

Barletta is one of the few GOP members of Congress who have succeeded in clinching the nomination for Senate.
May 15, 2018

Bernie Sanders emerges as Washington’s leading voice against Gaza violence

The senator is taking an increasingly bold stance against the Israeli government's treatment of Palestinians.

May 15, 2018

Political fundraising site suspends GOP accounts after backlash over pro-Trump co-founder

Crowdpac co-founder and CEO Steve Hilton, a vocal Trump supporter and Fox News host, will be stepping down as the company takes an overt stand against Trumpism.
May 14, 2018

Trump’s embassy move could be a turning point for the young American left

More than 100 young Jewish activists came out in D.C. to protest Trump's decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
May 11, 2018

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about Michael Cohen

The person overseeing our response to pandemics is leaving on the verge of an Ebola outbreak and Mick Mulvaney tries to hide complaints against companies that gave him money.
May 11, 2018

Trump is back in campaign mode — but have the cable networks learned their lesson?

Trump is back on the campaign trail but some networks are not giving him the free airtime they used to.
May 9, 2018

Potential Democratic 2020 presidential contenders just signed on to pro-union bill

The bill is the latest in a series of bold progressive measures that rumored 2020 candidates have raced to endorse.

May 9, 2018

Coal baron Don Blankenship loses West Virginia GOP Senate primary

Don Blankenship oversaw a mine where 29 coal miners lost their lives in 2010. That clearly didn't help his political ambitions.
May 9, 2018

Richard Cordray wallops Dennis Kucinich in brutal Ohio Democratic gubernatorial primary

The race pitted progressives against each other, both in Ohio and nationally.
May 9, 2018

Pro-Trump businessman Mike Braun defeats sitting congressmen to win Indiana GOP Senate primary

The primary race to face off against vulnerable Senate Democrat Joe Donnelly was one of the most expensive races of the 2018 cycle so far.
May 9, 2018

Greg Pence wins GOP primary in Indiana for his brother’s former House seat

Greg Pence just won the race to be the Republican nominee in Indiana's 6th Congressional District. The Republican district hasn't voted for a Democrat in decades.