Nic Rowan

Biden: ‘I Don’t Know’ If I Could Have Beaten Trump in 2016

Obama did not encourage him to run

When asked if he could have beaten Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election, former vice president Joe Biden told the New York Times, "I don't know." "Everybody says that," he continued. "But look, I don't know. You've got to be in the game. I thought Hillary would have made a good president."

Booker Reverses, Won’t Meet With Farrakhan

The senator was open to talking to him last month

Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) said on Sunday that he would not meet with anti-Semitic leader Louis Farrakhan, after indicating last month that he would be open to the possibility.

WaPo Editorial Board Ignores Paper’s Own Reporting

Editorial board blames Mnuchin for 'delay' in twenty dollar bill design

A piece published by the Washington Post editorial board on Friday blames Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin for delaying a redesign of the $20 bill just days after the paper reported that the delay was an Obama-era decision.

Biden and Harris to Rematch at Second Debate

Warren and Sanders to face off night before

A panel of eight CNN hosts picked the candidates who will face each other during the second Democratic presidential primary debates, during a live drawing on a Thursday night episode of Anderson Cooper 360.

Sanders: Single Payer Means Tax Hikes for Middle Class

'Healthcare is not free'

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) said that if his Medicare-for-All tax plan is adopted, he will impose tax hikes on the middle class because "health care is not free." Sanders's comment came in response to a question from the Washington Post's Robert Costa during an interview on Tuesday.

Cotton Calls to Renew American Dream

Arkansas senator advises tough stance on China

Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) spoke about recovering the American Dream during a Senate hearing on Wednesday, saying that the United States needs to provide "more viable career paths that don't involve expensive educations" to compete with Chinese competition.

Planned Parenthood Staffers: Wen Fired Over ‘Lack of Leadership’

'S⁠—t has been crazy, there was a whole system of insanity'

After Planned Parenthood fired Leana Wen on Tuesday, sources told BuzzFeed News Wen had been in negotiations with the board over her departure for weeks because of poor relationships with staff and "a complete lack of leadership capability."

Apocalypse Later: Climate Activists Gather at Capitol

Climate change activists will have to draw on the Capitol building another day

It's 5:00 p.m. on a Tuesday, and about 100 people have gathered in a park behind the House of Representatives office buildings. They've taped up the trees and lamp posts with yellow emergency tape. A man standing by a picnic table hands out vests which look like they were filched from the gilets jaunes. Passersby stop and gawk at the spectacle.