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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

A third grade teacher in South Carolina called into Rush Limbaugh's radio show on Tuesday to thank him for his children's book, "Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims," which she used to teach her students about slavery and the Civil War.

"Rush, thanks so much for writing these books. They're incredible. I'm telling you, I think that there need to be teachers guides that go with the books. I think teachers need to have classroom sets of these books," the caller, Ivy, told Limbaugh during his show.

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Rep. Bill Flores (R-TX) said that while he thinks impeaching President Obama would be a bad move for House Republicans, a number of his colleagues would vote to oust the President.

"If you were to ask persons and many folks in the House, has the president violated the law and will he be worthy of impeachment, I think a fair number of people would say yes," Flores said during a telephone town hall last week, according to audio obtained by Buzzfeed.

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After The Intercept approached the National Counterterrorism Center for comment on a story about the government's terrorist watch list, the agency then alerted the Associated Press to the story, according to the Huffington Post.

The Intercept's Jeremy Scahill and Ryan Devereaux reported on Tuesday that nearly half the people in the government's terrorist suspect database are not linked to terrorist groups. They noted that the database has expanded significantly under the Obama administration.

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Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) on Monday accused Democrats of making the Republican party's push for stronger border security about race, the Huffington Post reported.

"This is a part of the war on whites that’s being launched by the Democratic Party. And the way in which they’re launching this war is by claiming that whites hate everybody else," Brooks told conservative radio host Laura Ingraham. "It's part of the strategy that Barack Obama implemented in 2008, continued in 2012, where he divides us all on race, on sex, greed, envy, class warfare, all those kinds of things. Well that’s not true."

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