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

The Department of Energy lost some plutonium after leaving it in the back of a rental car and the Trump administration rolls back protections for endangered species.

Cynthia Nixon and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez call out Cuomo for his Women’s Equality Party snub

The two female candidates took shots at the Women's Equality Party for endorsing the men in their respective races over them.

Can Kerri Harris be the first progressive to oust a sitting Democratic senator?

Kerri Evelyn Harris looks to take the progressive revolution Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez started all the way to the U.S. Senate.

Barack Obama signals support for a universal basic income

The former president signaled his openness to the policy in a speech Tuesday in South Africa.

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 important things Trump’s Cabinet did this week that don’t involve NATO

The Justice Department tries to strip a Florida grandmother of her citizenship, Trump taps another space novice for NASA and Ryan Zinke may be investigated over his socks.

Ocasio-Cortez defeated Crowley in the primary, but he won’t take his name off the November ballot

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is once again battling with Rep. Joe Crowley, this time over whether or not he is running a third party challenge to her campaign.

Protesters shut down NYC Amazon store over company selling surveillance equipment to ICE

Activists in New York City shut down a local Amazon facility over the company's decision to market facial recognition software to law enforcement agencies like ICE.

Meet Ayanna Pressley, the congressional candidate poised to become the next Ocasio-Cortez

The first black woman to ever sit on Boston's city council is running an insurgent campaign against a long-serving Democratic congressman.

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

A former Fox News executive who resigned over his handling of sexual harassment allegations gets a White House job and a neo-Confederate sails through his confirmation hearing.

Kirsten Gillibrand becomes first senator to call for abolishing ICE

The movement to dismantle the immigration enforcement agency is rapidly gaining steam among progressives.

Court packing might become the next internal battle for Democrats

A political scientist just published a timely book arguing that Democrats should pursue court packing as part of a broader strategy to take back power in Washington.

Today in Trump’s America: Washington contemplates press freedom after the Annapolis shooting

Five people are dead after a shooter attacked a local newspaper's offices in Annapolis, Maryland.

Kennedy’s retirement leaves Washington in chaos

Democratic lawmakers scramble to react as major court precedents on everything from abortion to the death penalty hang in the balance.

Democratic Socialist star Ocasio-Cortez topples a member of Democratic leadership

Ocasio-Cortez's victory sends a clear message to Democratic leadership across the country about minding their young enthusiastic base.

Progressive challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez bests top-ranking Democrat in stunning primary upset

The race represents the biggest upset against the Democratic establishment in 2018.

Dan Donovan wins in Trump-obsessed battle for Staten Island Republican nomination

One of the oddest Republican primary races of 2018 is finally over.

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster narrowly escapes defeat in primary runoff

The incumbent governor faced a strong challenge from a Trump-like candidate while touting Trump's endorsement.

Insurgent progressive candidates Cynthia Nixon and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rally together

Cynthia Nixon has teamed up with progressive candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who is trying to unseat a high-ranking incumbent Democratic congressman.

Big primaries in key states will help determine the fate of 2018

Primaries are being held today in New York, South Carolina, Maryland, Colorado, Oklahoma and Utah.

Pelosi and Schumer weigh in on debate over “civility,” drawing deeper divisions in Democratic Party

Democratic leaders are now echoing Republicans' calls for civility in the discourse.