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  1. 2020 election
    Democrats Think They Need … More? Candidates?Wealthy donors have an insatiable appetite for primary flesh.
  2. politics
    Abortion and Same-Sex Marriage Will Finally Be Legal in Northern IrelandActivists and supporters celebrated the overturn of draconian abortion laws that have governed the country since 1861.
  3. power
    The Bernie Rally Felt So Much Bigger Than BernieThe coalition behind Sanders — overwhelmingly made up of young, female politicians of color — shows the future of the progressive movement.
  4. transgender rights
    School District Flooded With Death Threats Over Trans-Inclusive BathroomsThe threats have been so extreme, the Georgia school district reversed the bathroom policy.
  5. boyfriends
    Cory Booker Subjected Rosario Dawson to the World’s Longest Bedtime StoryAbout World War II!
  6. power
    A Diplomat’s Wife Killed a Boy in the UK. Now, Trump Is Protecting Her.Anne Sacoolas hit and killed a British teen with her car. Trump is resisting calls to make her return to the U.K.
  7. politics
    Bernie Will Reportedly Get the Coveted AOC EndorsementAlong with endorsements from fellow progressive congresswomen Ilhan Omar.
  8. politics
    Democratic Candidates Have Promised to Codify Roe v. Wade. What Does That Mean?Unpacking the promise made by numerous Democratic candidates at last night’s debate.
  9. politics
    The Least Boring Moments From the Democratic DebatesThe candidates still managed to surprise us … sort of.
  10. power
    Giuliani’s Ukrainian Associates Are As Bumbling As He IsJust innocently not interfering in foreign elections, operating a beach club called “Mafia Rave.”
  11. so you want to be president
    Spend Your Day Rewatching This Elizabeth Warren Mic-Drop MomentShe had a perfect zinger at the LGBTQ town hall when asked about gay marriage.
  12. totally kind of hot
    Who Is This Handsome-ish Mayor?The DL on Jacob Frey.
  13. power
    Women Know Warren Isn’t Lying About Pregnancy DiscriminationDebunking the latest smear attempt against the presidential candidate.
  14. politics
    Ellen DeGeneres Defends Her Friendship With George W. Bush“Just because I don’t agree with someone on everything doesn’t mean that I’m not going to be friends with them,” she said on her show.
  15. power
    Julian Castro Escorts LGBTQ Asylum Seekers Across Mexico-U.S. BorderBut hours after the group was told their cases were reviewed, they were returned to Mexico.
  16. culture
    Ah Yes, Another Thing About White Male PoliticiansJust what we need!
  17. abortion rights
    Here We Go: Supreme Court Accepts First Big Post-Kavanaugh Abortion CaseThe Court could begin the long march back to a pre–Roe v. Wade era by validating laws designed to shut down abortion providers.
  18. arrest this man
    Smear Attempt Just Makes Elizabeth Warren Seem CoolJacob Wohl has accused the candidate of being a “cougar” in an open marriage in his latest ridiculous grift.
  19. scammers
    All of Jacob Wohl’s Spectacularly Failed Smear AttemptsA guide to the impressively bad schemes of the MAGA-loving 21-year-old trying to smear Elizabeth Warren.
  20. health
    Yes, an Anti-Vaxxer Did Throw Human Blood on California SenatorsAs an investigation confirmed this week.
  21. linguistics
    How Do You Pronounce Candidate?The most pressing question this political season.
  22. memes
    *Nickelback Voice* Look at This Meme Trump TweetedWe have reached out to Nickelback for comment, obviously.
  23. politics
    Trump Denies Demanding a ‘Moot Stuffed with Alligators’The ridiculousness of Trump’s border patrol ideas belies the cruelty of his whims, and the complicity of his staff who leaked them.
  24. politics
    Bernie Sanders Has Heart Surgery, Cancels Campaign EventsHe is now awake and in “good spirits,” according to his campaign.
  25. power
    Trump’s Border Solutions Included Snake Moats, Shooting Migrants’ Legs: ReportMore evidence of the president’s internal conflict between stupidity and evil.
  26. politics
    What’s Become of All the Extreme Abortion Bans From This Year?Seven states tried to ban abortion in the first trimester earlier this year. Here’s what’s happened in the months since.
  27. oh!
    Amy Klobuchar Shares Fun, Relatable Story About Accidentally Killing a Duck“I don’t think it’s a good idea for the bird population of America if I play golf.”
  28. power
    Hillary Clinton Tells People to ‘Get Over’ Joe Biden’s Ceaseless Creepy TouchingShe called Biden’s kisses, nuzzles, and hugs “a little annoying habit.”
  29. metoo
    Another Woman Says Al Franken Groped HerFranken said, “I feel terrible that anyone came away from an interaction with me feeling bad.”
  30. trump impeachment
    Just Checking in on Rudy GiulianiThe president’s personal lawyer has responded to the impeachment scandal by making frequent and incoherent media appearances.
  31. power
    Conan O’Brien Bravely Offers Al Franken a Shoulder to Cry OnFranken could not have asked for a more sympathetic interviewer.
  32. power
    ‘You’re a Real Sweetheart’: When Biden Talks to Women, We’re the JokeBiden has a habit of responding with sarcastic condescension to young women who dare question his record.
  33. hotshot
    Is This Spider Brooch a Secret Message or a Simple Fall Goth Accessory?The British Supreme Court’s president, Lady Hale, wore a giant rhinestone spider brooch to make a big announcement in court.
  34. please mother
    Mother Pence Reportedly Wouldn’t Kiss Her Victorious BoyA new book says the second lady rebuffed her husband’s advances twice on Election Day.
  35. trump impeachment
    Nancy Pelosi Announces Formal Trump Impeachment InquiryPelosi cited Trump’s refusal to disclose information supplied by a whistle-blower to accuse him of betraying his oath of office.
  36. hot shot
    Greta Thunberg Accidentally Warms Globe With Her Scorching GlareThe activist did not seem pleased to see President Trump at the United Nations.
  37. power
    Greta Thunberg Just Gave the Best Speech of Her Life“How dare you?” she demanded of world leaders at the U.N. “You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words.”
  38. sure jan
    Joke’s on You, Michael Cohen Loves PrisonSure, Michael.
  39. politics
    Warren Takes Lead in Key Iowa PollShe’s narrowly ahead of Biden, but Iowa Democrats remain mostly uncommitted with less than five months before the caucuses.
  40. power
    The Most Ingenious Signs From the Climate Strike ProtestsThe teens around the world brought the “climemes” out IRL.
  41. field trips
    Melania Starts a Near Riot at the United Nations Private SchoolInside the drama over diplomat kids and a FLOTUS field trip.
  42. 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.
  43. so you want to be president
    So Who Is Still Running for President?There are still, somehow, 19 Democratic candidates.
  44. 2020 elections
    Groundhogs Everywhere Can Rest Easy NowBill de Blasio has dropped out of the presidential race.
  45. collective action
    Thousands of Students Are Protesting Climate Change Today. Here’s How to Help.Today, hundreds of thousands of young people are walking out of school to demand immediate action on the climate crisis.
  46. justin trudeau
    Justin Trudeau Wore Brownface Makeup to a Private-School Party in 2001A yearbook photo shows the Canadian PM in brownface at an ‘Arabian Nights’ party. And a new video shows him wearing blackface in a separate incident.
  47. climate change
    Teen Climate Activists Make Congress Look Like Incompetent Children“I don’t want you to listen to me. I want you to listen to science, and then act.”
  48. abortion rights
    U.S. Abortion Rate Drops to Lowest Level Since Roe v. WadeBut restrictive, anti-choice laws didn’t cause the decline, experts say.
  49. rest in power
    Pioneering Journalist Cokie Roberts Has Died at 75The award-winning political commentator died from complications from breast cancer.
  50. power
    How Did That Messy Kavanaugh Article Even Happen?New York Times editors attempt to explain.
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