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

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Sunday said that Hillary Clinton is playing a political game "24/7."

Clinton leaked a chapter in her book about benghazi to Politico, in which she defended her decision not to go on the Sunday shows after the Benghazi attack. Priebus criticized the chapter on Benghazi in her book as an attempt to cover herself politically.

Read More →

CNN's Candy Crowley put national security adviser Susan Rice on defense on Sunday over the U.S. negotiation for the release of Bowe Bergdahl, who was freed from the Taliban as a prisoner of war in Afghanistan on Saturday.

In exchange for the Bergdahl's release, the U.S. authorized the release of five Guatanamo detainees, which has some Republican lawmakers questioning the administration's decision to negotiate for Bergdahl's release.

Read More →

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who led Republicans' charge to shut down the government by trying to link federal funding to an Obamacare repeal, on Saturday said that his efforts gave the GOP an edge in the 2014 elections.

During a speech at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans, La., Cruz said that "graybeards" in the Republican party are not giving him enough credit for his help.

Read More →

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) on Thursday urged the legislature to amend state civil rights law to include protections for gays and lesbians, according to Detroit News.

State law prohibits discrimination based on "religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, height, weight, familial status or marital status," but not sexual orientation or gender identity, according to the Huffington Post.

Read More →