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. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) on Sunday said that she and her fellow female senators are "very resolute" to address the way the NFL deals with cases of domestic assault.

After a video of former Ravens player Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancee Janay Palmer, the league has come under fire for the way it addresses domestic violence among its players.

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The Democratic nominee in the Kansas gubernatorial race on Saturday addressed a report that surfaced this weekend about a strip club raid he was caught up in 16 years ago.

The Coffeyville Journal reported in its Saturday print edition that Paul Davis was found in a strip club during a drug raid in 1998, according to Politico. He was never charged with a crime.

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The U.S. Justice Department investigation into the lane closures on the George Washington Bridge has not yet linked New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) to the traffic jam, federal officials told NBC 4 New York.

Investigators have not found evidence that Christie ordered or knew about plans to close the lanes on the bridge. Officials told NBC that the probe is still ongoing, however.

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The Guttmacher Institute found that the health care law's provision requiring insurance companies to cover contraception has resulted in more women obtaining birth control without a copay.

According to a new study, since the fall of 2012, the number of women who paid nothing extra to obtain birth control pills increased from 12 percent to 67 percent. More women have also obtained other forms of contraception with no out-of-pocket costs, according to Guttmacher.

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Conservative pundit Ann Coulter on Wednesday laid out the strategy she thinks will help the GOP win the Senate, trying to scare Republicans into following her detailed instructions.

She seems incredibly concerned that libertarian candidates and the people that vote for them will ruin the election for everyone.

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