Press Freedom Groups Say The New Charges Against Julian Assange Are A Threat To Journalists

Legal experts say the new indictment against Assange is the first time the Justice Department has used the Espionage Act to charge a third party — not the government leaker — with publishing classified information. View Entire Post ›

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Is Facing 17 More Criminal Charges In The United States

A grand jury returned a new indictment against Assange adding charges related to his alleged conspiracy with Chelsea Manning to solicit and publish classified government information. View Entire Post ›

Congress Finally Has A Deal To Help Puerto Rico And Other Disaster-Stricken Areas After Trump Caves On Border Funding

The $19.1 billion deal includes close to $1 billion in funding for Puerto Rico that Trump had objected to. Congress is expected to pass the bill rapidly. View Entire Post ›

The Only Latino Running For President Thinks Democrats’ “Electability” Fight Is Missing The Point

“The worst thing we can do is to make assumptions or use some cookie cutter formula about who ought to be the nominee of the party,” Julián Castro told BuzzFeed News. View Entire Post ›

The Justice Department Is Arguing Congress Can’t Sue The Trump Administration At All

A federal judge in Washington, DC, heard arguments on Thursday in House Democrats’ lawsuit challenging Trump’s plan to reprogram billions in federal funds to build a border wall. View Entire Post ›

Democrats Like The Idea Of A Gay President. But Some Are Quietly Worried About Mayor Pete.

“I’ve heard him talk, and I like him, and I really support him,” one voter said of Pete Buttigieg. “But I’m concerned that we might not be able to bring as many people to vote in the general election.” View Entire Post ›

Most Democrats Running For President Want To Make Abortion Legal Nationwide — No Matter What

The proposal isn’t new, but before last week it lived in relative obscurity. Now, more than half the Democrats running for president have it at the top of their platforms. View Entire Post ›

Nancy Pelosi Is Accusing Trump Of A Cover-Up, But Tells Democrats To Hold Off On Impeachment For Now

A growing number of Democratic members are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, but one party leader warned that “might tear the country apart.” View Entire Post ›

Democrats Running For President Say Social Media Companies Have A White Nationalist Problem. Some Think Regulation Should Be The Answer.

A swath of 2020 presidential candidates tell BuzzFeed News that social media companies like Facebook have some responsibility for rising white nationalism. View Entire Post ›