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Ivanka Trump Told Some Unexpected Jokes About Her Father During Her Gridiron Dinner Appearance

By Lara Walsh
After President Trump opted out of an annual tradition that calls for a good-natured meeting of media and Washington D.C. on Saturday, March 2, you might be wondering: What is the Gridiron Dinner? And, why wasn't Trump in attendance? Every year,…

Bernie Sanders Has Reportedly Already Raised Millions For 2020, So Here We Go

By Daniella Bondar
It's not déjà vu, Bernie Sanders is stepping up to the plate once more and is running for president in the 2020 election. The former 2016 candidate first announced his bid for the White House on Tuesday, Feb. 19. Following the news, Bernie Sanders…

Twitter Is Having A Field Day With Trump's Nickname For Bernie Sanders

By Chelsea Stewart
President Donald Trump is back at it. On Wednesday, Feb. 20, he revived the nickname "Crazy Bernie" to welcome Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) to the 2020 Democratic primary one day after the senator announced he would seek the nomination. As you'd…

Bernie Sanders Is Running For President Again, & Twitter Already Has Thoughts

By Chelsea Stewart
Is second time the charm? With any luck, it will be for Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) who announced on Feb. 19 that he's making another run for the White House. Of course, the news has garnered mixed reactions, but for many, this is a day that…

Elizabeth Warren Took Shots At Trump In Her Official Presidential Campaign Announcement

By Chelsea Stewart
Warrenators, the moment is here: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) is officially running for the White House. According to multiple reports, the announcement came during a rally on Saturday, Feb. 9 and, while it included some cheery comments,…

Gov. Ralph Northam Apologized For His "Racist" Yearbook Photo, But He Missed Something

By Chelsea Stewart
Ralph Northam, seriously? You're only making this worse. For those who don't know what going on, on Feb. 1, a photo of Gov. Ralph Northam (D-Virginia) surfaced, which reportedly shows him and another unidentified man apparently wearing blackface and…

Donald Trump Complained That The Presidency Has Cost Him "Massive Amounts Of Money"

By Chelsea Stewart
President Donald Trump made his name and his fame as a businessman, but that's all in the past. And apparently, the presidency is costing Trump big time. In a Jan. 31 interview with The New York Times, the president said that he's losing "massive…

Cory Booker Announced His 2020 Presidential Run With This Inspiring Video

By Chelsea Stewart
Are you ready for this? On Feb. 1, Sen. Cory Booker (D-New Jersey) announced his bid for the White House, embarking on a road to become the second African American president in United States history. And he did it in a really inspiring way. In Cory…

These Are All The Democrats Running In 2020, So Get Ready

By Shelby Black
Election season can be a stressful time for many of us, but it's looking like 2020 might be the most suspenseful time yet. At this point, its no secret that Democrats have been eagerly waiting to take on President Donald Trump in the 2020…

Kamala Harris' Presidential Bid Announcement Reminds Us Truth & Justice Aren't Just Words

By Shelby Black
As 2018 comes to a close, it's time to look toward the future. Of course, the 2018 November midterm solidified that we could expect some long-anticipated changes coming our way in 2019, but Kamala Harris' presidential bid announcement is a reminder…

Get To Know This Woman Tossing Her Hat In The 2020 Presidential Race

By Chelsea Stewart
The 2020 presidential election is nearly two years away, but people are already lining up to take on President Trump. The latest person to toss their hat in the 2020 race is Tulsi Gabbard, a Democrat from Hawaii who has served in Congress since…

These Allegations Of Sexism In Bernie Sanders' 2016 Campaign Are Deeply Troubling

By Shelby Black
It's a new year, and you know what means: a whole new election season is just around the corner. As familiar faces are beginning to announce their 2020 presidential runs, it's important to acknowledge problems still facing the political landscape,…

The 2020 Presidential Campaign Season Is Already Starting With This Early Announcement

By Chelsea Stewart
It might only be 2018, but the list of potential 2020 presidential candidates is already being assembled. It's been heavily speculated that some of those presidential hopefuls could include Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont), Rep. Beto O’Rourke…

The Green New Deal Is Challenging This Old Myth About Fighting Climate Change

By Hannah Golden
A startlingly ambitious proposal that could change the face of the climate change fight in the United States has been picking up steam among House Democrats. The Green New Deal, as it's called, is something of a legislative moonshot that, while…

Beto O'Rouke Reportedly Met With President Obama, Which Might Mean Something Major

By Shelby Black
The 2018 November midterms was historic for many reasons, but perhaps one of the biggest was that we were introduced to new (and influential) players in the political game. He may have lost his bid in the U.S. Senate race in Texas, but this…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Pointed Out An Important Issue About Health Care Over Twitter

By Shelby Black
By now, we all know that Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez means business. Since clinching her victory to represent New York's 14th District, the 29-year old politician has openly voiced her plans for 2019, and they could change…

'SNL's Tribute To George H.W. Bush Highlighted A President Who Could Laugh At Himself

By Mehak Anwar
On Saturday, Dec. 1, Saturday Night Live aired a clip commemorating the late former president George H.W. Bush, who passed away on Friday, Nov. 30. SNL's tribute to George H.W. Bush highlighted a president who could laugh at himself and join in on…

Twitter Is Hilariously Over Florida & Its Tense Election Results

By Chelsea Stewart
The 2018 midterm elections are underway and all eyes are on Florida. The gubernatorial race between Mayor Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis had long been projected to be a tight one. But nothing could have prepared Floridians for how…

Twitter Is Gutted After Andrew Gillum's Loss In Florida — But This Isn't Over

By Chelsea Stewart
Bad news here. Andrew Gillum, the progressive Democrat running in Florida's governor race, lost the election to Republican Ron DeSantis in perhaps one of the most closely watched races in American history. While many of his supporters reacted the…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Midterm Victory Reveals A Lot About American Politics

By Hannah Golden
In one of the most publicized House races in the country, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won in her bid for New York's 14th district, according to the Associated Press, which called her race shortly after 10 p.m. ET. In a year characterized by as the…

Twitter's Response To Trump's Op-Ed On Medicare Calls Out His "Inaccuracies"

By Chelsea Stewart
Twitter often gets upset about a lot of things. This time, however, it's seemingly for a pretty solid reason. On Wednesday, Oct. 10, USA Today published an op-ed by President Donald Trump, in which the commander-in-chief criticized Democrats on the…

Donald Trump Said Photo IDs Are Required To Buy Groceries & Um, Nope

By Shelby Black
On July 31, Donald Trump attended a rally in Tampa, FL to support Florida Rep. Ron DeSantis. However, it's no surprise that Trump had to slip in his plans for the remainder of 2018, and Donald Trump's comment about voter ID laws has everyone face…

Asking If There Should Be More Millennials In Congress Misses A Much More Vital Question

By Hannah Golden
On Tuesday, June 26, the world of U.S. politics was upended when a 28-year-old Latina ousted longtime Democratic incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley in New York's 14th congressional district. The win for first-time candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, which…

Here's What You Should Know About Democratic Socialism, The Activist Organization Making Waves

By Nick Ciccone
The movement made popular by Bernie Sanders in the 2016 presidential election is getting national attention again — but for people who have been organizing with Democratic Socialists for years, the media blitz is old news. For those curious enough,…

Here Are The Politicians Who Are Backing A Bill To Abolish ICE Immediately

By Joseph Milord
Among the many reasons that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's House primary win in New York was notable, there's the fact that she ran on an ambitious set of campaign policies, including a goal to abolish the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency…

Here's What Would Have To Happen For ICE To Be Abolished

By Joseph Milord
On Tuesday, June 26, the House primary won by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York wasn't just a victory for a young Democrat. It was a win for a liberal candidate who ran on what is slowly becoming a more popular campaign promise: Abolish ICE, the…

Millennials On Twitter Were Pumped After Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Primary Win

By Joseph Milord
On Tuesday night, June 26, a young Democratic challenger named Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pulled off a major upset in the House primary for New York's 14th congressional district (NY-14). The 28-year-old Ocasio-Cortez won the Democratic nomination for…

Meet Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, The 28-Year-Old Running For Congress In The Bronx

By Hannah Golden
There are a host of things that set Alexandria, a native Bronxite, apart from your run-of-the-mill House candidate. For starters, she's probably the only candidate in a House race who still gets carded at bars. And it's not hard to see why: with a…

Bernie Sanders Might Run For President Again & Twitter Doesn't Know How To Feel

By Chelsea Stewart
I know you've already seen the headlines: a ton of people have teased at a presidential run in 2020, from Kanye West to Mark Cuban. I've gotta be honest: the thought of some of these folks running for office has been quite a bit disturbing (and even…

This Georgia Democrat Could Be The Country's First Black Woman Governor

By Hannah Golden
In the primary elections on Tuesday, May 22, one name in particular is getting a lot of attention, and for good reason. Stacey Abrams, a Georgia Democrat running for governor, is set to make history. If elected, she'd become the first woman and…

Donald Trump's Response To The Santa Fe High School Shooting Was Nonchalant

By Joseph Milord
Shortly after news reports indicated a mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas, President Donald Trump offered a response to the developments via Twitter. "School shooting in Texas. Early reports not looking good," the president said. "God…

Bernie Sanders Just Shouted Out Cardi B & Yes, This Is Real Life

By Joseph Milord
If you woke up this morning expecting a sitting U.S. senator to cosign a rapper's views on politics, then step right up, it's time to claim your prize. That's exactly what Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders did on Thursday, April 18, when he used a…

Some Democrats Were Seriously Pissed About How The Government Shutdown Ended

By Joseph Milord
When President Donald Trump signed a three-week funding bill that ended the government shutdown on Monday, Jan. 22, it was because enough Democratic senators agreed to vote for the Republican bill, pushing it past the 60-vote threshold required in…

10 Women’s March Speakers Who Will Get You So Excited For This Year’s Event

By Collette Reitz
One year after the historic Women's March, which took place in many cities across the U.S. and abroad on Jan. 21, 2017, the resistance against President Donald Trump and his controversial administration is still going strong. This year, the main…

People Are Sharing Why Their Countries Don't Deserve What Trump Said About Them

By Hannah Golden
Twitter was alit with inspiring stories on Friday, Jan. 12 as users threw comments reportedly made by President Donald Trump back in his face. These tweets by immigrants Trump dissed show the positive side of the countries — and people — he threw…

Erica Garner, Activist & Daughter Of Eric Garner, Dies Following A Heart Attack

By Carolyn Bernucca
On Saturday, Dec. 30, it was announced on Twitter that Erica Garner had passed away after suffering a massive heart attack. For those wondering who Erica Garner is, the activist dedicated her life to racial justice following the death of her father,…

This Is How You Can Tell If Your 2018 Taxes Will Go Up Under The New GOP Plan

By Joseph Milord
As Republicans in Congress were passing their sweeping tax reform bill, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to express his confidence that the legislation would produce easily recognizable benefits. "This is truly a case where the results will…

President Obama Is Still The Most Admired Man In America, Gallup Poll Finds

By Joseph Milord
Despite his departure from the White House in January, a poll from research firm Gallup has found that former President Barack Obama is still the most admired man in America. The poll, which surveyed over 1,000 people across all 50 states, saw 17…

Trump’s Tweet About Obama’s Hanukkah Party Is Pretty Embarrassing Right Now

By Hannah Golden
On Thursday, Dec. 7, the White House held its first Hanukkah Party under President Donald Trump. But attention is being drawn to his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, over a years-old tweet. A 2011 Trump tweet about Obama's Hanukkah party…

This Is How Democrats Could Prevent A Government Shutdown, & It'll Take Convincing

By Yasaman Khorsandi
Dec. 6 marks just two days before our government could go into shutdown mode if Democrats and Senators on the hill still haven't reached a compromise on the spending bill. Republican lawmakers have been revising their version of the spending bill…

The Senate's Tax Reform Bill Is Literally Covered In Scribbles & Twitter Is In Shock

By Thea Glassman
While you were fast asleep Friday night, the United States Senate managed to squeeze together enough Republican votes to pass a tax reform bill. The process was long, down to the wire, and very, very messy (both literally and figuratively). Tweets…

Here's How DACA & Tax Reform Could Make Or Break A Government Shutdown

By Hannah Golden
On Tuesday, Nov. 28, President Donald Trump drew a bleak line ahead of a scheduled meeting with congressional leaders in which they were supposed to hash out a deal to avoid a government shutdown. Whether there will be a government shutdown in part…

Elizabeth Warren Comparing Trump’s Presidency To "Dog Years" Is So, So Accurate

By Joseph Milord
If you're exhausted by the political news cycle of President Donald Trump's tenure, don't worry, you're not alone. Elizabeth Warren feels you, and so does Stephen Colbert. During Elizabeth Warren's appearance on The Late Show with Colbert, the…

The GOP Is Trying To Get Rid Of Obamacare (Again) & It's So Underhanded

By Thea Glassman
Someone famous once said, "If you don't at first succeed, you must try, try, and try again." It seems like the GOP is taking that tactic very literally when it comes to repealing Obamacare. Despite continuously failing to dismantle the current…

Alec Baldwin Claims Melania Trump "Loves My Impersonation" Of Her Husband, So That's Unexpected

By Yasaman Khorsandi
On Monday, Nov. 6, Alec Baldwin appeared in a interview with WNYC's The Brian Lehrer show saying that First Lady Melania Trump loved Baldwin's Donald Trump impersonation from Saturday Night Live (SNL). During the interview, Baldwin said, “Someone…

Trump Wants FBI To Investigate Hillary Clinton Despite, Um, Everything

By Hannah Golden
The president was proven unshakable on Friday, Nov. 3 as he tweeted again and again about his former opponent. In a series of tweets, Donald Trump keeps asking why Hillary Clinton isn't being investigated. Trump has long been calling for the…

Former Dem Leader Says Clinton Rigged The Party & Bernie Fans Are Pissed

By Joseph Milord
Well over a year after the primary race for the Democratic nomination for president ended, a former leader of the party has detailed how she says she discovered that the process was tilted in Hillary Clinton's favor, seemingly confirming the…

Here Are The Facebook Ads Russia Used To Get In Your Head During The Election

By Yasaman Khorsandi
On Wednesday, Nov. 1, lawmakers released photos of Russia's election Facebook ads to the House Intelligence Committee. The ads were reportedly bought as part of an effort to influence the 2016 election in President Donald Trump's favor. The House…

Twitter Is Straight Up Roasting Donald Trump’s Ridiculous Tax Act Name

By Thea Glassman
They say you shouldn't judge a book by its cover. But sometimes, it's kinda hard not to. It turns out that Donald Trump wants to name his new tax proposal "The Cut Cut Cut Act," and ummmm, I'm sorry, what? Tweets about Trump's Cut Cut Cut Act are…

Bernie Sanders Is Speaking At The Women's March Convention & People Are Pissed

By Alexandra Svokos
On Thursday, Oct. 12, it was announced that Senator Bernie Sanders is speaking at the Women's March convention in Detroit at the end of October. The Women's Convention is being hosted by the same team behind January's Women's March and the…