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

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), known for his aggressive foreign policy views, slammed President Obama's approach to the Islamic state militants in Iraq.

On CNN's "State of the Union," McCain blamed the deteriorating situation in Iraq on America's failure to leave forces behind in Iraq.

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Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D) on Thursday said he would not seek the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat representing Montana.

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Now that the House has approved a lawsuit against President Obama and impeachment cries have increased, a few conservative groups have put together "National Impeach Obama Week."

The groups are organizing protests during the week of August 23 to call for Obama's impeachment, according to a blog post by activist Robert Ogden on the conservative blogging site, Western Journalism.

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Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R) on Tuesday accused Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) of selling his soul.

On the "Sandy Rios in the Morning" radio show, Rios asked McDaniel to respond to the fact that some Kentucky voters say they won't support McConnell because of his support for Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) in the Senate primary and to the Minority Leader's push to "crush the Tea Party," according to a Right Wing Watch recording.

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Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) will not go to a local Republican Party fundraiser after the party distributed flyers advertising a Ku Klux Klan discussion at the event, Business Insider reported on Wednesday.

In the flyers, the Garvin County Republicans promoted a chat about "some things that you may not know" about the KKK. One of the event's organizers said that the discussion would be focused on how some Democrats can be tied to the Klan and said that the event was not "connected" to the KKK, according to Business Insider.

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