Georgia’s Brian Kemp investigates Democrats as courts reject his voter suppression efforts

The investigation comes as Brian Kemp runs for governor against Democrat Stacey Abrams.


‘Mic Dispatch’: CBD and the science behind it; Christine Hallquist’s historic Vermont primary win

On this edition of 'Mic Dispatch,' we meet Christine Hallquist, the first out transgender person nominated for governor by a major U.S. party, and investigate the health effects of CBD.

Movement Must-Reads: Dispatches from Unite the Right 2, ‘BlacKkKlansman’ and Crop Over in Barbados

Plus, a new amendment introduced in the California Senate that would limit police use of deadly force

‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 3: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Cynthia Nixon; Fat Girls Dance

'Mic Dispatch' talks with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon, and ventures to Harlem to visit the co-founders of a body-inclusive dance collective.

California congressman has a “jobs for all” plan to unite both wings of the Democratic Party

Rep. Ro Khanna wants to change the terms of debate within the Democratic Party from "if" America should give everyone a job to "how" we should do it.

A closely watched 2018 House race now features a Nazi candidate

Democrats were already paying close attention to the race in Illinois' 3rd Congressional District. Then a Nazi became the likely Republican candidate.

After Brazile’s bombshell, Democrats are meeting to take a stab at problems plaguing the party

Democrats formed commission of Sanders and Clinton supporters to resolve their issues from the primary. Now their deadline is almost here.

Al Sharpton: Democrats need to dramatize their differences with Trump, not just talk about them

The longtime activist and broadcast host said the Democrats need to change strategies on confronting Trump — and fast.

“We can promise an army”: The Democratic Socialist plan to help progressives win America back

The Bernie Sanders movement can be a powerful force for Democrats willing to work with them.

Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown says abortion shouldn’t be his party’s “litmus test”

The California governor said instead of abortion rights, the party's litmus test should be "caring about the common man."

A look inside the candidate boot camp training the next wave of progressive political hopefuls

"We need to elect badass leaders ... at every level of government.”

Senate Republicans advance Obamacare repeal effort to debate

Senate Republicans may have cleared their first hurdle, but many more remain.

Here are 4 reasons Tuesday’s health care vote will be different than the ones before it

We don't actually know what Republicans will be voting on.

“We’re getting our asses kicked in the elections.” But the new Democratic message may not fix that.

"One three-line slogan is never going to resonate with all the Democrats we see across the country."

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe ahead of Drive for Our Lives tour: “Health care is a right”

Progressives are coming out to speak against dismantling Obamacare.

Are Democrats about to repeat Republicans’ mistake on health care?

The party out of power is refusing to coalesce around a single health care plan. Sound familiar?

GOP Sen. Capito won’t vote on strict Obamacare repeal: “I did not come to Washington to hurt people”

Capito voted for a straight Obamacare repeal with no replacement in 2015. Two years later, Capito says she won't vote for that again.

Here is what will happen next with health care in the Senate

While Mitch McConnell is pushing repeal, some fellow Republicans are calling for a fresh start.

Straight Obamacare repeal vote could expose GOP senators’ true feelings about the health care law

Without President Barack Obama to save them with a veto, Senate Republicans will show whether their Obamacare repeal vote was for real, or just a political ploy.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announces plan for Senate vote to repeal Obamacare

McConnell said the vote will happen "in the coming days."

Senate health care bill: The five forces killing Trumpcare

The bill faces stiff opposition on all fronts.

Senate delays health care vote until John McCain recovers from surgery

The vote on the controversial bill will wait until Sen. McCain has recovered from his recent surgery.

Trump’s six-month approval rating hits record low for any president in last 70 years, poll shows

The second historic low for President Donald Trump.

The Democrats’ biggest donor says the party is blowing it and should get behind Bernie’s platform

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

Mitch McConnell has $200 billion to convince wary senators to repeal Obamacare

At least six states are slated for favorable treatment.


Poll: Republican voters say repealing Obamacare shouldn’t be GOP’s first priority

"Other issues" could decide midterm elections, researcher says.

One of Jared Kushner’s lawyers is dropping off of the Russia case

The prominent lawyer is known to run in primarily Democratic circles in Washington.

GOP operative who said he looked for Clinton emails on Flynn’s behalf reportedly died by suicide

Peter W. Smith, a political operative who reportedly sought out Russian hackers on Flynn's behalf, killed himself, according to the 'Chicago Tribune.'

Revised GOP health plan slammed by Democrats, faces uncertainty from Republicans

The revised Better Care Reconciliation Act faces an uncertain path forward.