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‘The Bold Type’ Gets A Lot Wrong About Millennial Women & That's Why You Should Watch It

By Sarah Halle Corey
There's a storyline in Season 2 of The Bold Type that sets out to tackle America's gun control issue. In the episode, Sutton (Meghann Fahy) reveals to her roommate and best friend Jane (Katie Stevens) that she's been secretly keeping a gun in their…

Kamala Harris Plans To Stop Abortion Bans With This Proposal

By Chelsea Stewart
As the 2020 field takes shape, White House hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris (D-California) has been laying out an ambitious set of goals for her potential presidency. She's pitched everything from executive orders on gun control to Medicare for All — and…

Ivanka Trump Has Weighed In On Gun Reform Less Than You Probably Thought

By Chelsea Stewart
Americans have really been talking about gun control. As school shootings continue to make headlines, Democrats and Republicans alike have demanded presidential and congressional action on firearm laws. But there are some like, say, White House…

Donald Trump Called The Highlands Ranch School Shooting "Unspeakable Violence"

By Shelby Black
Another mass shooting tragedy has hit the United States. On Tuesday, May 7, two people opened fire at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Colorado, killing one student and injuring eight. Since the shooting, the public has been expressing their sympathy…

The Highlands Ranch Shooting Is At Least The 43rd Shooting At A School In 2019

By Shelby Black
On Tuesday, May 7, the United States experienced yet another tragedy when two armed gunmen opened fire at the STEM School Highlands Ranch in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. This marks yet another school within the United States in 2019, and points out a…

President Trump Sent "Thoughts & Prayers" To The California Synagogue Shooting Victims

By Lara Walsh
President Donald Trump is sharing his condolences in light of a deadly shooting at a California synagogue on the final day of Passover. Trump's response to the synagogue shooting in Poway, California on Saturday, April 27 aired his deepest…

Twitter Is Calling Oliver North's Resignation "The Beginning Of The End" For The NRA

By Chelsea Stewart
There's a shake-up happening within the National Rifle Association (NRA). According to multiple reports, NRA president Oliver North announced on Saturday, April 27 that he will not seek a second term as the leader of the gun rights group. Elite…

Twitter Is Taking Action To Report Voting Misinformation In A Well-Timed Move

By Daniella Bondar
In today's society, few things are free from the mark of social media. While many of us still view it as a way to see what our pals are up to or share pictures of our lattes, it's also the way some of us get our news updates, connect globally, or…

Here's How Kamala Harris' Gun Control Proposal Could Have A Major Impact On Women

By Chelsea Stewart
As the 2020 election cycle continues to heat up, presidential possible Sen. Kamala Harris (D-California) is hunkering down on a big issue: gun control. On April 22, the presidential candidate vowed to enact a sweeping gun reform plan if she is…

New Zealand Is Taking Action On Gun Control Less Than A Week After A Mass Shooting

By Daniella Bondar
New Zealand is still reeling from the mass shootings that occurred at Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Mosque in central Christchurch on March 15, killing 50 people. But as the nation mourns, it's also already moving towards action. Less than a week after…

Ariana Grande Is Getting Political On Her 'Sweetener' Tour With This Awesome Move

By Chelsea Stewart
Going to see Ariana Grande on her Sweetener tour? Lucky you, because not only are you in to hear an amazing setlist, but you can also get registered to vote. You heard me, people — you can get registered to vote at Ariana Grande's Sweetener tour,…

Kim K Applauded New Zealand's Vow To Ban Semiautomatic Guns With A Question For U.S. Officials

By Chelsea Stewart
Following a mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand that claimed the lives of 49 people and left another 20 injured, the country has taken a major step: It vowed to change its gun laws. It's an announcement that has earned the applause of many,…

Here's What To Know About Gun Laws In New Zealand

By Chelsea Stewart
If you haven't heard the sad news, New Zealand experienced its deadliest shooting in decades on Friday, March 15. As is the case in any situation like this, people are speaking out and sharing their thoughts, condolences, and more. But many are also…

Experts Say These 5 Red Flags Mean You & Your Partner Are Politically Incompatible

By Rachel Shatto
Would you ever consider dating someone across the political spectrum? Do you feel like the answer to that question has changed in recent years? If so, then worry not. More and more people, particularly Millennials, are discovering they either don't…

These 2 New Gun Control Bills Moving Through Congress Are A Huge Milestone

By Shelby Black
The fight for stricter gun reform has never been more relevant than today, and while activists across the nation are pushing for change, little has been done. Well, as of Feb. 27, it looks like Congress has taken a positive step to end gun violence,…

Donald Trump Responded To The Aurora, Illinois Shooting With A Message That Was Missing One Thing

By Lara Walsh
After a gunman opened fire at an Illinois-based manufacturing plant on Friday, Feb. 15, killing five people and injuring five law enforcement officers, per CNN, President Donald Trump addressed the tragedy on Twitter. Falling one day after the…

Barack Obama Had A Kind Message For Parkland Survivors On The Shooting Anniversary

By Daniella Bondar
Feb. 14, 2019, marks one year since a gunman opened fire at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing 17 people. Many of the survivors of that day have since committed to championing gun control reform in this country…

Donald Trump Shared A Statement To Honor The One Year Anniversary Of Parkland

By Shelby Black
Thursday marks one year since the tragic Feb. 14, 2018, shooting of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in which 17 people were killed, and no one has been able to forget. While people ranging from student activists to…

Gun Laws Have Changed Since Parkland, But There's Still More Work To Be Done

By Shelby Black
It's been one year since the tragic Feb. 14, 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, one of the top 10 deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history. Since then, the conversation surrounding gun violence and stricter…

This Former Astronaut Just "Launched" His Inspiring First Senate Campaign

By Hannah Golden
The campaigns for 2020 are well underway, but on Tuesday, Feb. 12, the latest announcement by a Democrat to join the next election cycle wasn't in a run for the presidency. Rather, it was another key race: The Senate seat vacated last year in the…

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…

Trump's Supreme Court Nominees Aren't The Only Ones You Should Be Paying Attention To

By Hannah Golden
Amidst all the other drama ensuing around Washington of late, here's one piece of legal news you might've missed: President Donald Trump has been busy filling up the judicial branch with new picks. In fact, he's already successfully placed a…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Opened Up About How Political Self-Care Can Actually Be

By Annakeara Stinson
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a remarkable, inspiring person for many reasons. At 29 years old, the Bronx-born progressive politician is the youngest woman to be elected to Congress, and she's passionate about working on issues like climate change,…

The Best Of Elite Daily: Our Favorite 50 Stories From 2018

By Kylie McConville
It's been a loooong 365 days, and there's no denying 2018 was one Big Mood. Political chaos aside, this past year was filled with so many feelings, prompted by so many *Very Important Events.* I'm biased, but what better way is there to recap those…

Serena Williams Got Real About The Struggles That Come With Being A "True Perfectionist"

By Jordan Bissell
People have often told me I'm my own worst critic, and honestly, they're right. I want to do my best at whatever I do — even something as mundane as vacuuming my living room — and when I don't quite live up to the standards I've set for myself, I…

Instagram's 2018 Year In Review Results Further Prove BTS Totally Dominated The World

By Kelli Boyle
The end of 2018 is quickly approaching, and I for one would like to know where the heck this year went? Seriously, how the hell are we already approaching 2019? I thought 2016 was last week! However the hell we got here, now is the time that all of…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Putting Her Money Where Her Mouth Is On Paying Interns

By Daniella Bondar
Odds are that if you're reading this right now you might have been an unpaid intern at some point over the last few years. Interns, while usually gaining experience and knowledge, have been known to take on a brutal workload with zero compensation.…

Barack Obama Shared The Perfect Tweet To Honor Hanukkah

By Shelby Black
Sunday, Dec. 2 marked the start of Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish holiday that celebrates the rededication of Jerusalem's Second Temple. In honor of this holiday, a number of people took to social media to kick off the celebrations, and Barack…

The Trump Administration Is Reportedly Taking A Major Step On Gun Policy Reform

By Daniella Bondar
By any metric, gun violence in the United States is a huge problem. As mass shootings reappear in the news over and over, survivors and activists have been pushing for the government to take action on gun control — there was even a worldwide March…

20 Celebrities Who Have Famous Family Members You Never Would Have Guessed

By Kelli Boyle
How do people get famous? There are a couple of ways. Sometimes, it's the result of years of hard work and burning the candle at both ends until, one day, preparation meets opportunity and you catch a big break. Other times, it's because you were…

There's Hope For Gun Control After The 2018 Midterms

By Daniella Bondar
It's become a tragically familiar story in America: A mass shooting has left a dozen people dead and sent the country into mourning, again. Late on Wednesday, Nov. 7, a shooter opened fire in a bar in Thousand Oaks, California, reportedly killing 12…

Melania Trump Shared Her Condolences After The Thousand Oaks Shooting

By Daniella Bondar
It feels like every other month there's a new tragedy America is mourning. Late night on Wednesday, Nov. 7, there was a mass shooting at Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California, that killed 12 people, according to CNN. Among those to…

Millennials Made A Big Change In The Way They Voted In The 2018 Midterms

By Lara Walsh
After months of intense campaigning on both sides of the political spectrum, the midterms are finally over, and now the rest of us are dealing with the political hangover. Considering reports that millennials turned out in force to vote, you might…

Alexadria Ocasio-Cortez Shared This Heartfelt Message After Winning In New York

By Daniella Bondar
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is one of the record-number of women who stepped into the ring and decided to run in the 2018 midterm elections. In June's Democratic primary, Ocasio-Cortez beat out a veteran politician and snagged a win in New York's 14th…

It Was A Good Election Night For The Democrats In The House, Thanks To These Key Wins

By Lara Walsh
The results are in, and you might be asking yourself, "Did Democrats flip the House after the midterm election on Nov. 6?" Rest assured that they did in fact flip it. For the first time since the House was last blue in 2008, the Republican party…

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…

Sharice David's Victory In Kansas Just Made History For Congress

By Hannah Golden
Even before voters hit the polls on Election Tuesday, the 2018 midterm election had already proved to be a pivotal one. In a year marked by seismic political energy, Democrat Sharice Davids' win in Kansas is a huge victory for more than just "Blue…

Lupe Valdez's Loss In The Texas Governor Race Has Everyone Thinking Of This Candidate

By Chelsea Stewart
Democrat Lupe Valdez's bid for governor of Texas ended on Nov. 6, when Republican incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott secured the governor's seat in a stunning upset. The reaction to her loss was swift, with many people taking to social media to express…

Snapchat Is Going All Out To Make Sure You Don't Miss Voting On Election Day

By Chelsea Stewart
The midterm elections are a pretty big deal this year, but they historically have low voter turnout, which is why many outlets out there are working to motivate people to get to the polls. Social media platform Snapchat is just one of many companies…

Oprah Came Out To Support This Candidate For Governor With A Powerful Speech

By Daniella Bondar
Is there a higher honor having Oprah Winfrey on your side? I doubt it. There's not many folks who know what it's like to have Oprah championing their ideals, but someone who does is Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams. If you…

Kanye West Just Renounced Politics In A Big Way On Twitter: "My Eyes Are Now Wide Open"

By Kelli Boyle
Just days after the "Blexit" site launched with merchandise reportedly designed by Kanye West, the rapper is distancing himself from the "Blexit" movement aimed at encouraging black Americans to leave the Democratic party. Kanye West's tweets…

7 Women Who Dumped Their Partners Over Politics Reveal Why They Did

By Griffin Wynne
For me, attending a Liberal Arts college meant a lot of people asking for non-dairy milk, hating on Lena Dunham, and contemplating "the big questions" like, "Is the personal political?!" and "Should you break up with your partner over politics?"…

Here's How Gun Control Will Show Up On Your Ballot, So You Can Vote Your Conscience

By Hannah Golden
The topic of gun violence is again on Americans' radars after another mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh over the weekend. Having taken place just over a week before Election Day, the shooting has ignited anew the conversation around how to…

People Aren't Here For Donald Trump's "Bad Hair Day" Joke After The Pittsburgh Shooting

By Mehak Anwar
On the evening of the mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that killed at least 11 people, President Donald Trump gave a speech at the Future Farmers of America Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. It was during the speech that President Trump…

Melania Trump Says “The Violence Needs To Stop” In The Wake Of The Pittsburgh Shooting

By Lara Walsh
Hours after news broke of a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, First Lady Melania Trump is condemning the act of hatred, which left at least 11 dead and several others injured. She took to Instagram on Saturday, Oct. 27 to post a message…

Trump Responded To The Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting In The Most Typical Way

By Chelsea Stewart
The deadly shooting that occurred on Saturday, Oct. 27 near the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is far from the first one this year. President Donald Trump often addresses them in similar fashion. This time doesn't look any…

The Number Of Democrats Needed To Flip The House Might Surprise You

By Chelsea Stewart
Come Nov. 6, voters will have the opportunity to elect a new Congress right at their fingertips. Though Republicans currently have the majority in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, the two chambers have experienced their fair share…

These Responses To Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court Confirmation Are Saying This One Thing

By Collette Reitz
On Saturday, Oct. 6, Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court. With 50 Yeas and 48 Nays, President Donald Trump saw his second Supreme Court nominee confirmed to the highest court in the land. Of course, this confirmation process has been…

There's A Big Clue We'll See Ivanka & Jared At Karlie Kloss & Josh Kushner's Wedding

By Daniella Bondar
The Kushner/Trump (extended) family is about to get a little bigger now that Jared Kushner's brother Josh Kushner is engaged to model Karlie Kloss. A wedding date hasn't been released, but everyone's already buzzing about who from the Trump crew…

Brett Kavanaugh Finally Explained Why He Ignored A Parkland Victim's Father

By Shelby Black
During the week of Sept. 3, Supreme Court hopeful Brett Kavanaugh took the hot seat in preparation for the confirmation hearings that would possibly affirm him as former Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's replacement. However on Sept. 4, a…