‘Avengers: Endgame’ Directors’ Next Battle: Taking On Trumpian Islamophobia

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast At this year’s Venice Film Festival, nestled amid Joaquin Phoenix’s deranged star turn in Joker, Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson’s scenery-chewing clashes in the divorce saga Marriage Story, and the gross spectacle of critics…

Hillary Hunters Raise $72 Million. She Still Isn’t President.

Pier Marco Tacca/Getty President Donald Trump has been a financial windfall for a number of political organizations that identify closely with his brand. And few have benefited more in the Trump era than the legal-advocacy group Judicial Watch. Newly released…

Here’s Why Bernie and Warren Will Team Up to Crush Biden

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty In tonight’s Democratic debate, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are in the same lane, buoyed by progressive activists wanting to make the “big structural change” Warren touts, and by the grassroots revolution Sanders…

There’s One Simple Solution to Republicans’ Racism Problem

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast This may surprise you, if you haven’t been following it, but a pretty interesting dialogue has opened up on the right about whether it’s possible to build a conservative movement free of racism….

The Debate Night No One Laid a Glove on Joe Biden—Except Joe Biden Himself

Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty HOUSTON—After the third round of Democratic primary debates Thursday night, former Vice President Joe Biden emerged as he entered: the frontrunner. But it was survival. Not a win. Because over the course of three hours, and the post-debate…

Democrats: You’re Still Stuck With Joe Biden for Now

Heidi Gutman/Walt Disney Television/Getty It wouldn’t shock me if 30 years from now, some time capsule reveals that Julián Castro was trying to help Joe Biden by basically accusing him of being senile about 35 minutes into the debate. It…

Stephen Colbert Mocks Biden’s Age After Dem Debate: Not ‘A Lot of Time Left’

CBS Stephen Colbert went live after the latest Democratic presidential debate Thursday night and he began running down the highlights from each candidate’s opening statement. And when he arrived at frontrunner Joe Biden, the Late Show host noted that the…

New GOP Super PAC Burns AOC’s Likeness in Debate Night Ad

NewFacesPac A new super PAC run by a former Republican House candidate and financed by her campaign donors ran an ad during Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate during which a picture of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (D-N.Y.) was burned.  “Mine is…

Elizabeth Warren Wants Troops Home Before a Peace Deal Is Reached With Taliban

Robyn Beck/Getty Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said Thursday she would support bringing troops home from Afghanistan before the U.S. reached a peace deal with the Taliban—a surprising departure from other candidates who have voiced support for the ongoing diplomatic talks…

Julian Castro Questions Biden’s Memory at Democratic Debate

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Getty Former housing and urban development secretary Julian Castro questioned former vice president Joe Biden’s memory during a testy exchange at Thursday evening’s Democratic presidential debate. Castro and Biden were sparring over their respective health…

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