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  1. high drama
    Trump v. Pelosi: Anatomy of a FeudA timeline of the president’s ongoing fight with the Speaker of the House
  2. whoops
    Here’s an Actual Nightmare: Naomi Wolf Learning On-Air That Her Book Is WrongSomewhere in the pantheon of anxiety dreams near “showing up to work naked” is “learning on-air that your book is totally wrong.”
  3. abortion rights
    Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Already Being Challenged in Court“We said we would, and we did.”
  4. sex math
    YouTuber Running for Congress Attempts Sex Math“Joey Salads” says he has had sex “not Thousands [of times], but deff over 1000.” Does the math check out?
  5. so you wanna be president
    A Guide to Marianne Williamson, the Spiritual Guru Running for PresidentShe has officially qualified for the first Democratic debate.
  6. the body politic
    Breaking: Nobody Knows What’s Going to Happen in 2020We’ve never had candidates like this before, and anyone who tells you they know what’s happening just doesn’t.
  7. politics
    Elizabeth Warren Did Job and Received Hourly Rate for It, Shocking Report FindsNews broke that she made $675 an hour for legal advice, prompting many to say: So what?
  8. so you want to be president
    Bill de Blasio’s Presidential Run Is a Beautiful DisasterOn the pure pleasure of watching an entirely doomed campaign.
  9. so you wanna be president
    Does Everyone Running for President Love the Band Spoon?A political investigation.
  10. the cut portfolio
    The Strange Hope of Knowing Things Will Get WorseAt Tuesday night’s abortion-rights rally, the mood on the ground called for widespread action.
  11. domestic abuse
    Mississippi Lawmaker Accused of Punching Wife Over SexAccording to a police report, state representative Douglas McLeod was enraged because his wife didn’t remove her clothes quickly enough.
  12. abortion rights
    How to Join the Nationwide Abortion-Ban Protest TodayOver 400 #StopTheBans protests are taking place today. Here’s how to join one.
  13. game of thrones
    AOC and Elizabeth Warren Are Not Happy With the Way Game of Thrones Ended“It’s like, ugh, this was written by men!”
  14. so you want to be president
    Kamala Harris Wants to Fine Companies That Pay Men More Than WomenShe has introduced “the most aggressive equal pay proposal in history.”
  15. reading the signs
    As Older Women Fight Trump, Hollywood Hands Them Pom-PomsIt’s not a coincidence.
  16. lgbtq rights
    Taiwan Just Passed Asia’s First Same-Sex Marriage Law“We took a big step towards true equality, and made Taiwan a better country.”
  17. reproductive rights
    Missouri Passes Extreme Bill Outlawing Abortion at 8 WeeksIt now heads to the desk of the governor, who is expected to sign it.
  18. 2020 election
    Do You Know What Your Democratic Candidates Have Been Up To?A quiz.
  19. the body politic
    Our Fury Over Abortion Was Dismissed for Decades As HystericalBut we were gaslit.
  20. so you want to be president
    A Guide to Elizabeth Warren’s (Many) 2020 Policy ProposalsFrom student-debt relief to universal child care.
  21. new york
    Buy Pastries, Support Abortion RightsOn May 19, Café Altro Paradiso will host its third-annual bake sale benefiting Planned Parenthood NYC.
  22. so you want to be president
    Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan to Save Abortion RightsAmid state attacks on Roe, Warren unveiled a comprehensive strategy for expanding reproductive rights.
  23. abortion rights
    The Assault on Abortion Rights Is Tyranny of the MinorityMost GOP voters want Roe v. Wade upheld. And banning abortion in all circumstances is opposed by a majority of voters in every U.S. state.
  24. abortion rights
    Abortion Is Under Attack. Misinformation Isn’t Helping.Abortion is still legal in every state. It’s crucial women know that.
  25. abortion rights
    What You Can Do to Help Women in States With Extreme Abortion BansWhere to give and volunteer.
  26. so you want to be president
    Kamala Harris Doesn’t Want to Be Anyone’s Vice-PresidentThe presidential candidate pushed back against the talk that she’d be the perfect running mate for Biden.
  27. so you want to be president
    De Blasio Campaign Announcement Scooped by High-School JournalistIt’d make for an impressive college essay, but junior journalist Gabe Fleisher is already phenomenally overqualified.
  28. abortion rights
    Alabama’s Extreme Abortion Ban Has Been Signed into LawBut it will face legal challenges before it can take effect.
  29. reproductive rights
    These Statements From Alabama’s Abortion Vote Are InfuriatingThe bill’s senate sponsor is a prime example of the attack on reproductive rights.
  30. abortion rights
    Alabama’s Governor Has a Terrible Record on AbortionAlabama’s extreme abortion ban is in the hands of a politician who’s proven herself anti-abortion.
  31. so you want to be president
    Beto Regrets That Vanity Fair Cover“I think it reinforces that perception of privilege.”
  32. so you want to be president
    Elizabeth Warren Will Absolutely Not Be Doing a Fox News Town Hall“Fox News is a hate-for-profit racket that gives a megaphone to racists.”
  33. abortion
    It’s Still Legal to Get an Abortion in Georgia After 6 WeeksA critical fact that’s getting overlooked.
  34. science of us
    Will Magic Mushrooms Soon Be Decriminalized?Everything to know about the growing national movement.
  35. 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.
  36. abortion rights
    We Have No Idea How Scary Our Abortion Future Will GetSo-called heartbeat bills should be swatted away by the Supreme Court. But will they?
  37. power
    What Would Have Changed If Biden Had Stood Up for Anita Hill?“The cultural shift we saw after #MeToo might have began in 1991,” Hill writes in an op-ed, if Biden hadn’t mishandled her hearing.
  38. politics
    Bernie and AOC Team Up Against Companies That Prey on the PoorTheir cap on credit-card interest rates won’t pass anytime soon, but it may expose big differences among Democrats on predatory financial practices.
  39. california
    Teacher Battling Breast Cancer Forced to Pay For Her SubstituteUnder California law, teachers have to pay for their own replacements while on extended sick leave.
  40. reproductive rights
    The Terrifying Rise of the 6-Week Abortion BanMore and more states are trying to ban abortion before most women even know they’re pregnant.
  41. mass shootings
    One Student Killed and 8 Injured in Colorado School ShootingThe two suspects are now facing 48 criminal charges each, including first-degree murder.
  42. 2020 election
    Incredible: Man Will Try to Campaign for President Without Unsolicited TouchingAccording to a new report, Joe Biden is taking “pains to keep his hands in plain sight.”
  43. the cut on tuesdays
    Topeka Sam and Holly Harris on Criminal-Justice ReformOn this week’s The Cut on Tuesdays podcast episode.
  44. engagements
    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Is EngagedShe’s been wearing an engagement ring since Easter.
  45. yikes
    Watch Kamala Harris Shut Down Chris Matthews’s Gross Virginity MetaphorThe MSNBC host compared giving up executive privilege to losing your virginity.
  46. abortion rights
    Alabama House Overwhelmingly Passes Bill That Would Make Abortion a FelonyIn the latest draconian attack on reproductive rights in the South.
  47. 2020 election
    Should Pete Buttigieg Change His Name for Oprah?She said in an interview, “I call him Buttabeep, Buttaboop.”
  48. vision 2020
    Stacey Abrams Takes a Pass on a 2020 Senate RunShe may run for president, for vice-president, or wait until 2022 and run for governor again.
  49. schemes
    World’s Most Incompetent Right-Wing Troll Reportedly Bungles Yet Another SchemeJacob Wohl allegedly tried to plant false sexual-misconduct accusations against Pete Buttigieg.
  50. unplanned
    A Hit Anti-Abortion Film Is Inspiring Real-World HarassmentProtesters have started standing outside a clinic with signs that simply read, “See Unplanned.”
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