Trayvon Martin's Mother, Sybrina Fulton, Is Running For Office

'Until recently, I didn’t see myself as someone who would run. But if not me, then who? If not now, then when?'

Kamala Harris Wants To Close The Wage Gap For Good

It's part of her plan to 'correct what has been wrong about the way we have designed this system'

What You Need To Know About The Equality Act Just Passed By The House

'The question before us is not whether the LGBTQ community faces outrageous and immoral discrimination,' Rep Jerrold Nadler said at the time of voting

How To Keep Track Of The Over 200 People Running For President

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio marks the 23rd high-profile Democrat to enter the race

What You Need To Know About Alabama's Vote To Ban Abortion

All 25 legislators who voted in favor of the measure were white, male Republican senators

College Democrats Are Taking A Stand For The Next AOC

'I think the DCCC is scared of us and I think that they need to be'

The Attacks On Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Don't Surprise Young Muslim People

'There can be no question why their identities are at the forefront of every discussion about their actions and words'

Cory Booker Unveils 2020's Most Comprehensive Gun Reform Policy Yet

The proposal touches on gun licenses, providing support for gun violence survivors, and closing the 'boyfriend loophole'

6 Ways The Government's New Health Rulings Could Affect You

The Department of Health and Human Services just made it easier for a medical professional to deny you care

Trump Wants To Start Charging Migrants To Apply For Asylum

Nancy Pelosi said the President's newest memo is 'cruel, unprecedented and fails to address the root causes of migration'

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams Just Ruled Out One More 2020 Race

'The fights to be waged require a deep commitment to the job, and I do not see the U.S. Senate as the best role for me in this battle for our nation’s future'

What 2020 Presidential Candidates Don't Understand About The Black Student Vote

'We want to be centered, and we want our politicians to be sincere about it.'

Rep. Ayanna Pressley Won't Let Pundits Derail The Voting Rights Conversation

'Don’t dare invoke one of the darkest days of terrorism in MY city to stoke fear and derail a meaningful conversation about fundamental rights'

How One Question Could Majorly Impact The 2020 Census Numbers

The Supreme Court has until the end of term to decide

What Weld's Challenge To Trump's Presidency Means, According To History

Incumbent presidents who win their party's nomination after facing serious primary challenges often go on to lose their general elections

What Elizabeth Warren's Student Debt Plan Means For You

And how it would affect school funding for future generations of scholars

'This Is the End of My Presidency': All The Mueller Report Details Everyone Is Talking About

From Hope Hicks to Sarah Sanders to Donald Jr.

We Asked Mayors Of Sanctuary Cities About Trump's Plan To Relocate Migrants

'Accepting refugees is not a burden. It's a privilege'

Ilhan Omar Remains Resilient In Face Of Increased Death Threats

'No one person – no matter how corrupt, inept, or vicious – can threaten my unwavering love for America," she said

As Activists Rebuild Puerto Rico, Lawmakers Are Trying To Restrict Abortion

'We are so dehumanized that our government feels like they can do whatever because nobody is fact-checking'

Young Voters Aren’t Convinced Joe Biden Is The Right Man For The Job

And that joke, they told MTV News, was 'the icing on top of the cake'

The Government Has Ignored Puerto Rico For Decades — Trump's Insults Are Just The Latest Example

'We're asking for our lives and our experiences to be validated and for our humanity to be protected after years of a process of colonization'

Joe Biden Turned Women's Discomfort Into A Punch Line

Playing 'permission' for laughs serves a point – but not necessarily the one he intended

8 Ways The Trump Administration’s 2020 Budget Could Affect You

From student loans to the Special Olympics, the administration is once again making it clear what they don't view as priorities