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Twitter to Warn 677,000 Users
They Were Duped By Russian Propaganda Twitter to Warn 677,000 Users They Were Duped By Russian Propaganda

Twitter says it will email 677,775 people in the U.S. to warn that they interacted with Russian propaganda accounts linked to the Internet Research Agency (IRA), a St. Petersburg–based troll farm that significantly disrupted the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

White Women Keep Fucking Us Over White Women Keep Fucking Us Over

On Tuesday evening, 63 percent of white women voted for Roy Moore, a man accused of assaulting multiple teenage girls, and cruising for more—so aggressively that he was thought to have been banned from the Gadsen Mall. I’ll say it again: 63 percent of white women voted for the guy who was probably banned from a…

Election Night at the Mall That (Maybe) Banned Roy Moore Election Night at the Mall That (Maybe) Banned Roy Moore

In the early 1980s, accused sexual predator Roy Moore may or may not have been barred from his hometown shopping mall in Gadsden, Alabama, due to questionable conduct with teenage girls. Decades later, on the eve of Alabama’s special election to replace Jeff Sessions’ Senate seat, we went back to Moore’s old haunt,…

The Trump Family Literally Doesn't Know How to Vote???  The Trump Family Literally Doesn't Know How to Vote??? 

Many things are difficult when you are a Trump. Telling the truth, for instance, or touching your top teeth and your bottom teeth together when your mouth is closed. It is not necessarily surprising, then, to hear that members of the Trump family have had trouble voting, particularly considering their medium-to-low…

Emails Show Pretty Much Everyone on Trump's Transition Team Knew Mike Flynn Talked to Russians Emails Show Pretty Much Everyone on Trump's Transition Team Knew Mike Flynn Talked to Russians

Shortly after noon on Saturday, President Donald Trump logged on to Twitter and inadvertently posted what seemed an awful lot like an admission he obstructed justice by admitting he knew former national security adviser and now-government witness Michael Flynn lied to the FBI about his contacts with Russian officials.…

How to Win An Election, According to Danica Roem  How to Win An Election, According to Danica Roem 

Last Tuesday, the election of Danica Roem to Virginia’s House of Delegates—part of a wave of progressive electoral wins across the country—lit up the internet. A local journalist, proud metalhead, and the first openly transgender person seated in a U.S. statehouse, Roem defeated her loudly transphobic opponent,…

A Guide to New York City's Municipal Primary Elections for the Barely Informed Voter A Guide to New York City's Municipal Primary Elections for the Barely Informed Voter

New York City’s municipal primary elections are tomorrow, and across the five boroughs, New Yorkers are saying, wait, there is a mayoral race happening right now, as in this year?

An ACLU Attorney Explains How Trump Is Trying to Strip Away Your Voting Rights An ACLU Attorney Explains How Trump Is Trying to Strip Away Your Voting Rights

Though he won the election, Donald Trump has been unable to get over the fact that he lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton. His baseless claim that millions of undocumented immigrants voted illegally in the election, has, perhaps, inspired the recently-created Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity…

Marine Le Pen Concedes Defeat as Exit Polls Indicate Emmanuel Macron Will Be the Next President of France Marine Le Pen Concedes Defeat as Exit Polls Indicate Emmanuel Macron Will Be the Next President of France

Many who couldn’t help but notice stark similarities between France’s impending presidential election and the recent American one feared the result would be repeated too—that a far-right, Islamophobic nominee with only a small hope of winning would triumph anyway.

How to Make Your Voice Heard in Politics Between Elections How to Make Your Voice Heard in Politics Between Elections

You don’t need to wait four years before you get your next say in how the government is run. Presidents get a lot of coverage, but there are also plenty of day-to-day decisions in government, both national and local, that shape our laws and lives. Here’s how you can make your voice heard before election day rolls…

These People Are Too Old to Run for President Now, Sorry These People Are Too Old to Run for President Now, Sorry

Joe Biden is fine. Bernie Sanders is fine. If humans lived until the age of 145, either one of these white men might appear a promising option for a 2020 bid. But they’re old—too old, scientists might say.

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

After Nearly a Month, Pat McCrory Concedes to Roy Cooper in North Carolina Governor's Race 

In a video released on Monday, Republican North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory ended almost a full month of political maneuvering and protest filings and conceded the gubernatorial election to Democrat Roy Cooper, who won with a slim but decisive margin that’s grown to about 10,000 votes.

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

Hillary Clinton Addresses Her Supporters: 'This Is Painful, and It Will Be For a Long Time' Hillary Clinton Addresses Her Supporters: 'This Is Painful, and It Will Be For a Long Time'

Hillary Clinton spoke Wednesday morning from the ballroom of the New Yorker Hotel in midtown Manhattan, where she calmly, graciously conceded to Donald Trump and urged her supporters to keep fighting for Democratic values. Clinton appeared before a crowd of staff and supporters, many of them looking stricken or openly…

George R. R. Martin Wants Westeros to Remain Fiction, Campaigns for Clinton George R. R. Martin Wants Westeros to Remain Fiction, Campaigns for Clinton

Game of Thrones writer George R. R. Martin, perhaps unnerved by the similarities between Donald Trump and the barbaric King Joffrey, made an appearance on the campaign trail to support Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

Rudy Giuliani Concerned About Dead People Voting for Hillary Clinton Rudy Giuliani Concerned About Dead People Voting for Hillary Clinton

Rudy Giuliani, head advisor to Donald Trump and taxidermic gopher, is fretting over the slim but mighty corpse voter contingency. On Sunday, he told CNN’s Jake Tapper that the election could tip in Hillary Clinton’s favor due to corrupt voting practices—keeping dead people registered, for instance—in the inner cities.

Trump Reportedly Ogled Teen Beauty Pageant Contestants in Their Dressing Rooms Trump Reportedly Ogled Teen Beauty Pageant Contestants in Their Dressing Rooms

I know you will find this hard to believe, but shaved bear Donald Trump, still dealing with the fallout of a tape of him being gross about women, is facing more allegations of being gross about teenage girls. Four former Miss Teen USA contestants told Buzzfeed News they remember Trump strolling into the dressing room…

Former Exec at Ivanka Trump's Company Says She Had to Fight for Maternity Leave Former Exec at Ivanka Trump's Company Says She Had to Fight for Maternity Leave

The former Chief Marketing Officer at Ivanka Trump’s clothing company says there was no maternity leave policy in place when she got there, and that employees had to fight to get Trump to agree to eight weeks paid leave. Marissa Velez Kraxberger wrote on Facebook that after seeing a recent ad where Trump and her root…

Paul Ryan Wearily Concedes Hillary Clinton's Probably Going to Win, But Isn't 'Unendorsing' Trump Paul Ryan Wearily Concedes Hillary Clinton's Probably Going to Win, But Isn't 'Unendorsing' Trump

Poor, exhausted Paul Ryan would just like to enclose himself in a one-man tent somewhere deep in the woods and sleep for several weeks, waking only to lift something heavy, but instead he has to keep talking about Donald Trump. In a conference call today with the House GOP, he said Hillary Clinton is probably going to…

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