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  1. power
    The Progressive New Face of ‘Boys Will Be Boys’Aaron Coleman won a primary at age 19. He committed revenge porn at age 12. Some progressives think we owe him a second chance — but has he earned it?
  2. so you want to be president
    Thinking About Kids? Here’s How the Candidates’ Child-Care Plans CompareChild care is expensive. Democrats don’t all agree on how to fix that.
  3. domestic abuse
    Domestic Violence Survivors Want Legal Protections, Not PlatitudesSenator Joni Ernst came out as a survivor — then held up a vote on a crucial law because it would strip abusers of their guns. A new ad calls her out.
  4. metoo
    What Happens When Me Too Comes for a Prominent Evangelical?Evangelicals believed comedian John Crist could help spread the Gospel to a wider audience. Then he was accused of sexual misconduct.
  5. power
    ‘Being Careful’ Won’t Prevent Revenge PornAfter Rep. Katie Hill resigned amidst a scandal that involved nude photos, Nancy Pelosi implied it was partially her fault.
  6. testimonials
    Coming Forward About Sexual Assault, and What Comes AfterTwenty-five people who reported sexual assault and harassment talk about what happened after they spoke up and everyone else moved on.
  7. so you want to be president
    Elizabeth Warren’s Balancing ActWarren’s avoiding Clinton’s biggest mistakes, but her path to the nomination is still difficult.
  8. sexual assault
    What We Learned From the New Book on Brett Kavanaugh and His AccusersThe book from two New York Times reporters reveals a previously unknown allegation, and offers new details from Ramirez and Blasey Ford.
  9. aoc
    Why on Earth Did an Ad Showing AOC’s Face Burning Air During the Debate?ABC is being criticized for allowing the Republican PAC ad to run.
  10. labor
    Yoga Teachers Are Unionizing to Heal the Wellness IndustryIn a historic first, YogaWorks teachers have come together to demand improved conditions across their entire industry.
  11. spicey's second act
    Sean Spicer Will Dance His Way Back Into Public LifeIt’s not the first time Dancing With the Stars has rehabilitated a right-wing figure.
  12. so you want to be president?
    Why Run For President If You Don’t Want to Fight?Elizabeth Warren’s question shook the stage on Tuesday night.
  13. so you want to be president
    Julián Castro Is an Underrated CandidateAt the first Democratic primary debates, the former mayor of San Antonio proved that he deserves more attention than he’s getting.
  14. politics
    Trump Doesn’t Have a ‘Type’All he sees is prey.
  15. politics
    Susan Collins Has a New Democratic ChallengerSara Gideon announced her Senate run, taking aim at Collins for voting to confirm Brett Kavanaugh.
  16. so you want to be president
    Elizabeth Warren Wants to Ban ‘Corrupt and Inhumane’ Private PrisonsPrivate prisons are notoriously abusive. Elizabeth Warren says she’s got a plan for that.
  17. politics
    Roy Moore Just Wants to Touch the PeopleAlabama’s most infamous judge is running for Senate again, despite misconduct allegations.
  18. politics
    There’s a Reason Men Accused of Abuse Keep Working for TrumpPatrick Shanahan would have fit right in at the White House.
  19. politics
    You Should Be Paying Attention to Jessica Cisneros’s CampaignThe 26-year-old progressive wants to oust one of the most conservative Democrats in Congress.
  20. power
    The ‘Tiger Mom’ and the Lie of MeritocracyAmy Chua created a brand preaching the values of hard work, but her daughter’s success points to something else.
  21. abortion rights
    Finally, Some Good News for Abortion RightsThe governor of Maine just signed a bill allowing nurse practitioners and others to perform abortions.
  22. so you want to be president
    What’s So Funny, Joe?Biden says he takes his inappropriate behavior seriously, but he can’t stop laughing about it.
  23. so you want to be president
    Elizabeth Warren Wants to Put a Former Public-School Teacher in Her CabinetThe candidate has pledged to nominate a former public-school teacher to be Education secretary.
  24. politics
    After Smearing of Obama, Democrats Should Know How to Defend Ilhan OmarFor eight years, the right wing lobbed false, anti-Muslim attacks at Obama. Did Democrats actually learn from it?
  25. politics
    Stacey Abrams Won’t Be Biden’s VP: ‘You Don’t Run for Second Place.’But Abrams didn’t reject the idea of becoming a nominee’s running mate later on.
  26. politics
    There’s a #MeToo Scandal Brewing in the Reproductive Rights WorldAn activist has accused Dr. Willie Parker, a prominent abortion-rights advocate, of sexual assault.
  27. politics
    There’s No Good Reason to Go on Fox NewsLike the Blob, Fox absorbs everything it touches.
  28. christchurch massacre
    What We Know About the New Zealand Mosque MassacreForty-nine people were killed and dozens were injured in a shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. A 28-year-old man has been charged.
  29. nepotism
    Ivanka Trump, Famous Nepotism Hire, Says People Want to Work for What They GetShe’s not a fan of the Green New Deal’s job guarantee because, “I don’t think most Americans, in their heart, want to be given something.”
  30. politics
    Here Are the Facts Behind an Abortion Controversy Engulfing Virginia DemocratsVirginia Democrats did not actually try to legalize infanticide, but Republicans in the state claim otherwise.
  31. government shutdown
    Flight Attendants Are ‘Mobilizing Immediately’ Over Shutdown, Union SaysSara Nelson, head of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, is urging members to visit their congressional reps and demand an end to the shutdown.