Pennsylvania Primary Wins Mean Women Are About to Break Up the Congressional Boys' Club 

After at least seven women swept Pennsylvania’s primary election for House seats on Tuesday night, there’s a decent chance that the 2018 midterm elections will finally break up the state’s entirely male congressional delegation. As the Wall Street Journal points out, Pennsylvania’s senators, 18 House representatives,…

Costa Rica Has Elected the First Black Woman Vice President in All of Latin America

Epsy Campbell Barr—a left-leaning feminist economist, author, and cofounder of Costa Rica’s power-to-the-people Citizen’s Action Party—has become the first-ever black woman vice president in the Americas, and Costa Rica’s first Afro-Latina VP. She was chosen in a landslide along with President-elect Carlos Alvarado…

What Would It Take for Trump-Loving Louisiana Voters to Elect a Democrat to the Senate? 

Tomorrow, Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell, a gun-totin’ pro-life economic populist who’s been billed as the Democrats’ last hope, will vie against Republican State Treasurer John Kennedy for a seat in the Senate in Louisiana’s runoff election. In the unlikely event of Campbell’s win, Senate…

Trump, a Sore Winner, Baselessly Attributes Popular Vote Loss to Voter Fraud

President-elect Donald Trump, a radioactive double chin with a Twitter account, has demonstrated time and again that his skin—though infused with neon bacteria—is perilously thin. And now, as Hillary Clinton’s popular vote steadily eclipses his own, and as Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein begins submitting …