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.
A majority in every U.S. congressional district supports legislation that would ban discrimination in the workplace based on sexual orientation and gender identity, according to new research by UCLA's Williams Institute.
An official in Wasatch County, Utah told the Associated Press Wednesday that Wallsburg, a small town that forgot to hold municipal elections in 2011 and 2013, will definitely remember to hold them in 2015.
Three hospitals with psychiatric units near the home of Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds (D) had beds available on Monday, the day before Deed's son Gus allegedly stabbed the senator and shot himself, according to the Washington Post.
The town recorder in Wallsburg, Utah forgot to advertise for and organize municipal elections this year, the Salt Lake Tribune reported Tuesday.
The town of fewer than 300 people must wait until 2015 to elect a new mayor and town council members, and in the meantime, Wallsburg must appoint people to the town government, Wasatch County Clerk Brent Titcomb told the Tribune.
A group of senators wrote to Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday urging him to not roll back sanctions on Iran without first securing assurances that it would not roll back its nuclear weapons program.
Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Robert Menendez (D-NJ), John McCain (R-AZ), Bob Casey (D-PA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) all signed onto the letter.