We still have more than 18 months to go before the 2020 presidential election, but there’s already an emerging trend in the way we’re talking about female candidates versus their male counterparts. According
Love or loathe her, freshman Democratic congressperson Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez seems to be the legislator everyone can’t stop talking about in DC and around the country. In a new cover profile for Time,
Days after a man killed 50 worshippers and injured dozens more during Friday prayer services at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, the small nation is banning military-style weapons and related
Student loan debt is a tremendous burden that affects more than 44 million Americans. Student debtors in the US are currently shouldering more than $1.5 trillion in debt, according to figures from Make
On Friday, March 15, students around the world came together for what has become a weekly protest of young people against inadequate climate change policy among world leaders. The new wave of global student
Last week, Kirstjen Nielsen, the Homeland Security Secretary, testified once again in front of Congress in an attempt to justify the federal government’s ongoing actions against undocumented people at
How Beto O’Rourke Went from 2018 Midterms Superstar to Controversial 2020 Presidential Candidate
Robert O’Rourke, the former Texas representative better known as Beto, has at last announced his anticipated run for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Among progressives, there was a huge amount
The Democratic Party has become increasingly reliant on women, voters of color, and other marginalized voting blocs to win elections. That’s why it’s so important that party leadership listens to the of
Republicans in Ohio have aggressively pushed an anti-abortion agenda for years, and now have the judicial backing to bring related policy measures to fruition. The US Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals decided
California’s governor, Gavin Newsom, is set to announce a halt to the death penalty in the state on Wednesday, March 13. The move will grant a temporary reprieve to the 737 incarcerated people currently
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made headlines once again when, in a recent Instagram live chat, she broached the topic of the ethics of having children given the implications of climate change. Two weeks later,
The Trump administration has been quietly working behind the scenes to create a proposal that would use social media to target people receiving federal disability payments, according to the New York Times.
Everyone has an opinion on the Green New Deal including first daughter Ivanka Trump. The eldest Trump daughter, who also acts as a White House aide to the president, spoke out against the progressive and
Proposed Crackdown on Spousal Visas for Skilled Workers Suggests a Pattern in Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda
From the get-go, a major priority of the Trump administration’s anti-immigration policy has been the restriction of “chain migration,” the trickle-down immigrant sponsorship process by which many families
Now that she’s officially in the running for the Democratic presidential nomination, Senator Elizabeth Warren is slowly rolling out platform ideas, including changing how we view child care in this country.
On Friday, President Trump declared the state of national emergency that he’s been threatening for months in order to circumvent Congress and fund his long-promised “border wall.” Almost immediately, California
Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders officially announced his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday, February 19. With his announcement, the 77-year-old Sanders becomes a frontrunner
President Trump declared a national emergency at the US-Mexico border Friday, February 15, in order to get the money he wants to build his promised border wall. The declaration, which was made in the House
According to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, President Trump plans to declare a national emergency at the southern border in order to gain access to funding to finally build his long-promised wall.
Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar hadn’t even officially announced her 2020 presidential campaign before three prospective candidates to lead her campaign team dropped out of the running — reportedly, in
In January, the Department of Health and Human Services quietly announced that a federally funded, Christian foster care agency would be allowed to reject non-Christian and same-sex families looking to
Nearly two weeks after the longest government shutdown in US history, Democrat and Republican negotiators from Congress have reached a tentative budget deal. The most pressing question — will President
With back-to-back announcements over the weekend, Senators Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar are officially joining the Democratic race to unseat President Donald Trump in 2020, raising the number of
The Supreme Court issued a stay in a critical Louisiana abortion case on Thursday, offering some temporary relief in an ongoing legal battle that hints at potentially bleak implications for Roe v. Wade.
Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ed Markey’s Green New Deal
New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez put her money where her mouth is on Thursday, February 7, with the release of a Green New Deal alongside Democratic Senator Ed Markey. The resolution seeks
President Donald Trump gave his second State of the Union address on Tuesday evening. The speech was supposed to take place in January, but Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi delayed the SOTU during the
Women sent a loud and proud message at Tuesday night’s 2019 State of the Union address, where dozens donned suffragette-white in a show of solidarity, and as a signal of the women-led political future
President Trump’s 2019 State of the Union address clocked in at 82 occasionally tense minutes — the longest such speech since President Clinton’s 2000 SOTU address — but it wasn’t without its moments levity