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. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said on Sunday that with a federal judge's ruling that President Obama's executive actions on immigration are unconstitutional, Congress needs to fund the Department of Homeland Security.

House Republicans passed a bill that would fund the Department of Homeland Security and block the president's immigration actions. If Congress does not pass a bill to fund DHS by the end of the month, the department will shut down.

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After initial questions were raised about Bill O'Reilly's stories on covering the Falklands War, a former CBS correspondent cast additional doubt on O'Reilly's accounts of his war reporting as a CBS correspondent in the 1980s.

According to Mother Jones, O'Reilly in 2013 discussed being "in a war zone" in the Falklands. The Mother Jones report then pointed out that no American reporter made it to the Falklands during the war and that O'Reilly actually covered a protest in Buenos Aires.

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) said that his office received some death threats after his controversial remark that President Obama doesn't "love America," CNN reported on Saturday.

Giuliani told CNN's Jim Acosta that while most of the feedback he got was positive, his secretary answered the phone to a few death threats. Giuliani added that Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) called to back up the ex-mayor's comments.

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The Oklahoma lawmaker who sponsored the controversial bill that would have cut state funding for AP U.S. History courses said on Wednesday that he would pull the bill and rewrite it.

"We’re trying to fix the bill," state Rep. Dan Fisher (R) told The Oklahoman. "It was very poorly worded and was incredibly ambiguous, and we didn’t realize that, so it’s been misinterpreted. We’re going to clear it up so folks will know exactly what we’re trying to accomplish, and it’s not to hurt AP. We’re very supportive of the AP program."

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