The sweet smell of family betrayal is once again in the air this midterm season. This time, Adam Laxalt, the Republican candidate in Nevada’s gubernatorial race and the state’s current attorney general, is the latest politician to get (rightfully) stabbed in the back by his kinfolk for being a total piece of shit.
Someone asked me yesterday what my favorite music of the year has been, and I thought to myself, ‘Well, it’s only been a few months.’ It’s October. I’m fine.
Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen wants you to know that he’s doing “okay” after pleading guilty to eight felonies and implicating the president in an illegal hush money scheme. Also, he wants you to vote blue this November.
Over the weekend, Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp ran a full-page ad in several North Dakota newspapers directed at her Republican opponent Kevin Cramer. The ad, framed as an open letter signed by survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or rape, stated: “As North Dakotans who have experienced this absolute…
Big wheels keep on turning. Proud Mary keep on burning. And we’re rolling. Rolling. Rolling down the river.
ORLANDO, FLORIDA — Orlando is dotted with lakes and splashy roadside attractions—Disney World, Gatorland, the intensely strange evangelical theme park Holy Land Experience—but on a recent weekday morning, the weirdest sideshow in town was just east of downtown, at an upscale biker bar. Upstairs, next to a huddle of…
It’s the freakin’ weekend! And it’s a long one too, oh yeah!
In a surprise upset for the establishment set, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum won the Democratic primary in Florida’s gubernatorial race on Tuesday night. Gillum beat out more moderate candidates like Gwen Graham and Phillip Levine who far outspent him. If elected he’ll be the first black governor of Florida.
A new poll from Emerson College places incumbent Republican senator and mutated blob fish Ted Cruz just one point ahead of his Democratic challenger, Congressman Beto O’Rourke, setting them at a statistical tie. It’s just one poll, but damn I hope it makes Ted Cruz feel like shit!
Though Massachusetts is one of the bluest states in the country, in its 230-year history, it has never elected a woman of color to Congress. Forty-four-year-old Ayanna Pressley wants to change that.
Ammar Campa-Najjar is a Palestinian Mexican American who is fluent in Arabic and Spanish and is running on a pro-union, pro-Medicare for All platform. He also, unlike his opponent, Republican incumbent Duncan Hunter, currently has zero federal indictments for misusing campaign funds on things like Star Wars beanies.…
In addition to making some pretty historic firsts, last night’s Democratic primaries were a big win for progressive women who support Medicare for All, a $15 minimum wage, and tuition-free college.
If you are constantly treading water in a news cycle of endless shit, here’s a raft to keep you afloat: Women, who are currently running for office in record numbers, may soon be taking over the state of Nevada. The Reno-Gazette Journal reports that the state could become the first to elect a majority-woman state…
No doubt encouraged by our heinous, misogynist leadership, a record-breaking number of women have filed candidacy papers to run for United States House of Representatives seats in the upcoming midterm elections.
We’ve entered 2018, which means that the midterm elections are now less than a year away. And according to a new poll, Democrats are looking strong, thanks to women and independent voters. Better late than never.
On 77th Street and Central Park West in Manhattan, penned in a holding pattern while an estimated 200,000 people waited to march, an ocean of blue was at a standstill. Situated in a cluster of about a hundred women and men was something like a roving art installation: at its fore, two six-foot pink “gates” reading…
Chelsea Manning announced her Senate bid in Maryland this week; she’ll be running against incumbent Ben Cardin, a centrist Democrat. Whatever you think of Manning’s politics, they’re definitely not compromising.
Tom Steyer, an unfathomably rich man and a major Democratic political donor, is pumping millions of dollars into voter outreach efforts with the goal of impeaching Donald Trump.
Only a few more days until the Rapture!
Katy Perry, one of Hillary Clinton’s most vocal and fashion-forward supporters, is a registered voter in California. And, like most registered voters, she seemingly didn’t hit up her local ballot box during the 2014 midterms. Her manager wouldn’t confirm her registered address, but an LA County registrant confirmed to…