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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

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), who will step down as chair of the Democratic National Committee following the convention, will no longer gavel in the convention on Monday, the Sun Sentinel reported.

By removing herself entirely from the convention's proceedings, Wasserman Schultz will avoid the potential for supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to boo her off stage. Sanders supporters already hesitant to back Hillary Clinton as the Democratic nominee have become emboldened by the news that DNC officials mocked their campaign over email.

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Both CNN and ABC News have ended their contracts with Donna Brazile now that she plans to take over as interim chair of the Democratic National Committee when Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz steps down from the role after the convention, Politico reported Sunday.

Brazile was a contributor for both networks while serving as the DNC's vice chair for civic engagement and voter participation.

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