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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

During a campaign rally for Hillary Clinton in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Tuesday evening, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-A) went after Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), who is engaged in a tough re-election fight against Democratic challenger Deborah Ross.

Warren tied Burr to Trump, just a few days after the North Carolina senator assured supporters at a rally that there's "not a separation between me and Donald Trump."

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After Fox News' Megyn Kelly battled former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) over allegations of sexual misconduct against Donald Trump, the Republican nominee's social media manager, Dan Scavino, went after Kelly on Twitter.

In one tweet, Scavino (pictured above in the center) predicted Kelly's demise after the election, telling his Twitter followers, "Watch what happens to her after this election is over."

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An interview between Fox News' Megyn Kelly and Donald Trump surrogate and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) went off the rails on Tuesday night when Kelly brought up allegations of Trump's sexual misconduct.

The discussion prompted Gingrich to rail against media bias and eventually accuse Kelly of being "fascinated with sex."

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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) on Tuesday morning dismissed reports that House Republicans are scrambling to distance themselves from Donald Trump and denied that Trump's candidacy will hurt Republican congressmen up for re-election.

During an interview on "Fox and Friends," Brian Kilmeade noted to McCarthy that some House Republicans have wavered in their support for Trump and asked if there is now a push to rally behind the GOP nominee.

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Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), who is engaged in a tough re-election fight against former Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI), said Monday that he is not concerned about climate change because "civilization thrives" in warm climates.

During an interview on Wisconsin radio station WHBY highlighted by the Huffington Post, the Republican senator said the climate was warmer during the "rise of civilizations in Mexico and Greece." He then pivoted to note that people enjoy living in places like Florida and Texas.

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During a Monday night interview, CNN's Anderson Cooper pressed Republican National Committee spokesman Sean Spicer on Donald Trump's insistence that he is winning the race despite polls showing otherwise, pushing Spicer to explain Trump's claims about "phony polls."

Cooper began by noting that Trump is trailing Hillary Clinton in a new CNN poll. In response, Spicer said that Trump is performing well in key battleground states like Florida, Iowa, Ohio, and Nevada.

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The Donald Trump campaign on Monday launched a nightly show on Facebook live with updates from the campaign's headquarters in Trump Tower.

Trump's Facebook page billed the video update as "nightly campaign coverage." In Monday night's live video, Trump advisers Boris Epshteyn and Cliff Sims began by interviewing campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, who assured Trump supporters that he will win the presidential election. The campaign will start streaming each night around 6:30 p.m. ET to air Trump's rallies live and offer commentary on the campaign.

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About a year after New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman launched an investigation into Exxon Mobil regarding the company's approach to climate change, the attorney general's subpoena has been published, confirming that the investigation centers on alleged financial fraud.

In the subpoena made public last week by Exxon, Schneiderman's office cites a few New York laws governing fraud and securities, including the Martin Act, as ClimateWire noted. The Martin Act gives the attorney general considerable power to investigate and fight fraud.

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