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

Carly Fiorina on Tuesday dismissed recent calls by her fellow Republican presidential candidates for walls at both the southern and northern borders of the United States.

During an interview on Tuesday, radio host Michael Medved asked Fiorina about Walker's suggestion that a wall at the U.S.-Canada border is a "legitimate issue," which he has since walked back.

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For those exhausted by analysis of Donald Trump's commanding lead in the polls, the Washington Post has taken a delightful deep dive into the presidential candidate's attempt to cheat his way to a top-notch golf game.

The Washington Post spoke with numerous golfers who have played with Trump and either witnessed him cheat or caught wind of the real estate mogul's reputation as a cheater.

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Following inflammatory statements about Mexican immigrants and policy proposals targeting undocumented immigrants from Latin America, Donald Trump on Tuesday sat down for a meeting with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's CEO, Javier Palomarez.

Palomarez told CNN on Tuesday that he was "encouraged" by his meeting with Trump. According to Palomarez, Trump joked that he didn't need the Hispanic vote, but then indicated that he's looking for support from that community.

"I want it. I feel like I've been mischaracterized and treated unfairly and my name has been slandered to some extent with this audience," Trump said, according to Palomarez.

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Conservatives have long viewed the Black Lives Matter movement with skepticism and questioned the group's tactics, but this week pundits grabbed hold of a new label for the organization: hate group.

After the Friday shooting death of a sheriff's deputy in Texas and a Black Lives Matter protest at the Minnesota State Fair on Saturday, conservatives doubled down in their criticism. Numerous hosts at Fox News took issue with the group's recent chant in Minnesota, "pigs in a blanket, fry 'em like bacon," tying that protest to recent deaths of police officers.

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Donald Trump on Tuesday took aim at Club For Growth, launching a late-night Twitter feud between the Republican presidential candidate and the conservative group.

Trump began the fight out of the blue by noting that he once turned down a Club for Growth request for a donation.

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On the same day that Donald Trump released a video blasting Jeb Bush on immigration, the former Florida governor published a web video highlighting Trump's past statements supporting liberal policy ideas.

The video titled "The Real Donald Trump" strings together clips of Trump saying he is pro-choice, noting that single-payer health care has worked in other countries, and praising Hillary Clinton.

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