Aug. 11, 2017

Kamala Harris and the successful woman of color trap

How do we make fair critiques of women of color in politics in a country already hellbent on tearing them down?

Aug. 10, 2017

Despite the growing Trump resistance, the GOP is doing better than Dems with small-dollar donors

The RNC is getting more small-dollar donations than the DNC. That's a problem for reasons other than money.
Aug. 1, 2017

Bernie Sanders: It's time for Congress to step up and fix youth unemployment

The outrageously high rates of joblessness among high school graduates demonstrate why its time to take job training programs seriously.
Aug. 1, 2017

Sen. Cory Booker wants to take marijuana off the federal controlled substance list

Booker's Marijuana Justice Act would decriminalize pot at the federal level.
Aug. 1, 2017
July 31, 2017

Democratic rising star Kamala Harris has a “Bernieland” problem

Kamala Harris is having a moment. But the Bernie-wing of the Democratic party is highly skeptical.

July 26, 2017

Randy “Iron Stache” Bryce gets in on the New York City fundraiser game — of a different sort

Randy Bryce met with small dollar progressive donors at a New York dive bar to support his race against Paul Ryan.
July 23, 2017

The Democrats’ new slogan shows they learned nothing from Bernie Sanders’ campaign

Branding experts explain why 'Better Skills, Better Jobs, Better Wages' is how Republicans end up winning races.
July 21, 2017

Bernie Sanders announces opposition to bipartisan bill that could increase fracking

"Our job is to move away from fossil fuels toward sustainable energy and energy efficiency. This bill does the opposite."
July 16, 2017

The Dems’ biggest donor: The party is blowing it and should get behind Bernie's ideas

Billionaire Tom Steyer believes that the establishment left needs to embrace the issues championed by Sanders or face bleak prospects in 2018 and 2020.
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July 11, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Donald Trump Jr., Sanders investigation, Trump cancels cybersecurity unit

Important stories to know for your Tuesday.

July 10, 2017

FBI investigation into Bernie Sanders’ wife could spell trouble for the senator

An FBI investigation into Jane Sanders could derail a possible 2020 presidential run for her husband, Sen. Bernie Sanders.
July 6, 2017

The left’s “Bernie wing” is ready to get arrested to save health care — and push for single-payer

The progressive left wants to save the Affordable Care Act and push for single-payer at the same time.
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June 29, 2017

Is Bernie Sanders' wife, Jane Sanders, under FBI investigation? Here's what to know.

The GOP is already looking to capitalize on the reported probe.
June 25, 2017

Bernie Sanders makes bipartisan appeal to delay vote on Senate health care bill

A call to postpone the vote on the Senate's health care bill till after the July 4 holiday recess has bipartisan support.
June 21, 2017

A Berniecrat union ironworker challenging Paul Ryan raised $100K in the first day of his campaign

The blue-collar candidate goes by the handle @IronStache on Twitter.

June 19, 2017

Bernie Sanders is quietly building one of the most powerful progressive media outfits in America

The former presidential candidate looks to online media companies to inspire how he can best communicate his message.
June 18, 2017

Bernie Sanders says Alexandria shooting seems to be tied to suppression of free speech

"Every American has got to stand up against any form of violence," Sanders said on CBS News' 'Face the Nation.'
June 14, 2017

Bernie Sanders denounces Alexandria shooter who volunteered on his campaign

Bernie Sanders said he's "sickened" by the shooter's "despicable act."
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June 14, 2017

Virginia Primaries: Ralph Northam fends off progressive Tom Perriello with double-digit lead

Perriello conceded the race on Tuesday night, tweeting "Let's go win this thing — united."
June 12, 2017

Bernie Sanders burns Senate Republicans for writing the health care bill in secret

Bernie Sanders is not pleased that Republicans are writing their Obamacare repeal bill without any public input.

June 12, 2017

The Sanders and Clinton wings of the Democratic Party are resisting Trump — and each other

Deep divisions remain between the Democratic Party establishment and the progressive base.
June 11, 2017

Bernie Sanders: Worried about gerrymandering? Start converting Republicans.

Democrats want to pull the party to the right. Sanders says the left can win.
June 11, 2017

These are the elections that will determine the future of mass incarceration in America

Elections far outside of Washington will determine the fates of America's incarcerated.
June 11, 2017

Bernie Sanders: British Labour Party won by "standing up to the ruling class"

The socialist senator from Vermont congratulated U.K. Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn for his party's success in the recent election.
June 10, 2017

The UK election proved what the American left has been saying for years

Jeremy Corbyn won a historic victory in the UK by bringing out the country's youth. Could the same happen here?

June 9, 2017

New Democratic political director: "Definitely a need to rebrand and restore faith" in the DNC

"There's nothing greater that I could and would do at this moment," Amanda Brown Lierman, a former Sanders supporter, said of joining the DNC.
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May 17, 2017

Bernie Sanders still hasn't filed his financial disclosures, raising questions about his wealth

Three spokespeople were contacted by 'Valley News' and did not respond to inquiries as to why Sanders needed the extension.
May 3, 2017

The progressive political showdown you’ve been waiting for is already unfolding in Dallas

'Mic' spoke to two self-proclaimed progressives in a district Democrats didn't even challenge in 2016.
May 3, 2017

Nancy Pelosi says abortion is "kind of fading as an issue"

Pelosi urged Democrats not to impose a litmus test on candidates with regard to their stance on abortion rights.