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

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) did his best to push Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) out of the Democratic primary for the Florida Senate seat, and now that Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) has won re-election, Grayson is attempting to throw Reid's move back in his face.

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Donald Trump will win the state of Alabama, according to projections from the Associated Press and CBS News.

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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