Caitlin MacNeal

Caitlin MacNeal is a News Writer based in Washington, D.C. Before joining TPM, Caitlin interned and wrote for the Huffington Post, the Sunlight Foundation and Slate. She is a graduate of Georgetown University.

Articles by Caitlin

Republican National Committee co-chair Sharon Day suggested on Monday that some Wisconsin voters just aren't smart enough to vote Republican in the gubernatorial race.

"It's not going to be an easy election, it's a close election. Like I said, much closer than I can even understand why," Day said during a rally with Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "I don't want to say anything about your Wisconsin voters but, some of them might not be as sharp as a knife."

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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday suspended Justice Seamus McCaffery (pictured top left) for using his personal email to send pornographic images to state employees, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

McCaffery admitted that he sent sexually explicit emails with a private account. Chief Justice Ronald D. Castille released an account of over 200 emails sent or received by McCaffery containing inappropriate materials, according to the Inquirer.

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Republican congressional candidate Dan Sebring this week said that the Supreme Court put Wisconsin's Voter ID law on hold in order to hurt Gov. Scott Walker's (R) chances in 2016.

"The United States Supreme Court said we can’t implement it for this election," he told ThinkProgress in an interview published Sunday. "My personal feeling is that this is a play to steer the outcome of the gubernatorial election so that Scott Walker wouldn’t have a chance of getting on the ticket in 2016 for the White House. I think that’s what they’re trying to do."

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