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The Democratic establishment should chill out about Bernie Sanders

Kamala Harris needs to unlock the power of African American women voters

Democrats want to challenge Trump’s foreign policy in 2020. They’re still working out how.

Jared Kushner conveniently rewrites history of Russian interference

Google employees say the company is punishing them for their activism

For the first time, the feds criminally charged a pharma distributor for the opioid epidemic

The controversy around one Sarah Sanders lie in the Mueller report, explained

Polling shows Fox News has been amazingly effective at shaping opinion on the Mueller report

“You’re Doing It Wrong”: the century-old roots of mom-shaming

Vox’s guide to where 2020 Democrats stand on policy

Keep up with the policy debates that will shape the Democratic 2020 primary.

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Democrats’ impeachment dilemma, explained

Kate Manne on why female candidates get ruled “unelectable” so quickly

The Supreme Court case over adding a citizenship question to the census, explained

Our incel problem

3 winners and 3 losers from CNN’s marathon Democratic presidential town hall

Here’s how Bernie Sanders handled a pointed question about Soviet communism

Elizabeth Warren says impeachment is more than just a “political inconvenience”

At a town hall, Elizabeth Warren had to explain why a woman is electable. Twice.

Elizabeth Warren’s really simple case for breaking up big tech

Trump’s Fed pick wrote that women should be banned from March Madness

The largest private sector strike in years is over. Supermarket workers won.

To solve climate change and biodiversity loss, we need a Global Deal for Nature

No one knows what Joe Biden thinks about health care

It’s official: Herman Cain is not going to be on the Fed

Young voters want more action on climate change — even if it hurts the economy

Fox News has united the right against the Green New Deal. The left remains divided.

Watch: Netflix’s Knock Down the House trailer is here to make politics feel a little more hopeful

It’s worth pausing and noting that the president is now tweeting about impeachment

Trump sues House Democrats to stop them from getting his financial records

The Supreme Court just took up a set of very big cases on LGBTQ rights

The biggest questions about the 2020 Democratic primary, answered

Elizabeth Warren has the biggest free college plan yet

Rep. Seth Moulton unsuccessfully tried to oust Nancy Pelosi. Now he’s running for president.

FBI arrests leader of private militia accused of detaining migrants on US border

Top Democrats are keeping their options open on impeachment

Rudy Giuliani: There’s nothing wrong with taking info from Russians

Why conspiracy theories are getting more absurd and harder to refute

New Mexico militia seen detaining migrants at gunpoint in social media video

Republican strategist Karl Rove says Bernie Sanders could beat Donald Trump in 2020

20 years after Columbine, the guns are still the problem