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. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) last week said that Democrats are "desperate" for House Republicans to impeach President Obama, but warned the GOP against falling into such a "trap."

"Believe me, let’s make one thing perfectly clear. The only people who want impeachment more than the right wing of the Republican Party is the entire Democrat Party," Mulvaney said in an interview with WQSC 1340, according to audio obtained by Buzzfeed.

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The pro-life site Life News on Tuesday published a piece suggesting that an abortion in actor Robin Williams' past may have contributed to the depression he struggled with throughout his life.

The story, titled "Robin Williams: Abortion of His Unborn Child May Have Added to Struggle With Depression," surfaced part of a biography of Williams that mentions that his girlfriend had an abortion in the 1970s.

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The National Republican Campaign Committee has created fake news sites about House candidates, presumably to take advantage of readers who don't pay close attention to what news sources they read, National Journal reported.

Earlier this year, the NRCC got in some trouble for creating deceptive fake campaign sites for Democrats that ask people to contribute in order to help "defeat" the candidate.

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A Minnesota Republican official on deleted tweets in which he responded to a Democrat mourning the death of actor Robin Williams in a strangely political way.

Ellen Anderson, director of digital media and social organizing for the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, published a tweet Monday night commemorating Williams.

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