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

The Hillary Clinton campaign Sunday sent cease-and-desist letters to broadcasters telling the stations not to air ads from super PACs supporting Donald Trump that claim that Clinton is under FBI investigation, CNN reported on Monday.

"These ads falsely claim Secretary Clinton is under investigation by the FBI," the letter from the campaign general counsel Marc Elias reads, according to CNN.

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Donald Trump, who has a tendency to dismiss polls that show him trailing Hillary Clinton, declared on Tuesday morning that many polls are "phony" during an interview on "Fox and Friends."

"I do think a lot of polls are purposefully wrong," he said when asked if some pollsters have incorrectly predicted the level of support Trump has garnered. "I think I can almost tell you by the people that do it. The media is very dishonest, extremely dishonest, and I think a lot of polls are phony. I don't think they interview people. I think they just put out phony numbers."

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Early Tuesday morning, Donald Trump made his final appeal to voters at a rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he pitched himself as a champion for the working class and hit on his tried-and-true topics like immigration.

"The corrupt politicians and their special interests have ruled over this country for a very long time," he told the crowd. "Today is our Independence Day. Today the American working class is going to strike back finally.”

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In one of her final rallies ahead of Election Day, Hillary Clinton told a crowd in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Monday that the presidential election presents a clear choice between herself and the "temperamentally unqualified" Donald Trump and his dark vision of the country.

Throughout the general election, Clinton has painted Trump as a different candidate, arguing that he is uniquely unfit to be president and railing against his angry rhetoric. She sought to drive that point home on Monday, attempting to define the election in stark terms.

"The choice in this election could not be clearer. It really is between division or unity. Between strong and steady leadership or a loose cannon. Between an economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top, and an economy that is set up and run for those at the top," Clinton said.

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It seems Glenn Beck likes to catch everyone off guard every once in a while with a compassionate revelation or opposition to the conservative mainstream.

The pundit has been outspoken about his dislike for Donald Trump, has criticized Republicans for refusing to consider President Obama's Supreme Court nominee, and he has even urged "empathy" for the Black Lives Matter movement.

And now, Beck — who once said that Obama has a "a deep-seated hatred for white people" — says that the President has made him a better person.

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