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

Four people were charged with disturbing the peace after cheering too loudly at a high school graduation ceremony in Senatobia, Miss., Memphis television station WREG reported on Tuesday.

Police at Northwest Mississippi Community College, where the ceremony was held, told WREG that Senatobia Municipal School District Superintendent Jay Foster, told attendees at the ceremony to refrain from cheering and applause until the end of the ceremony.

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The Cleveland police officer acquitted in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects last month was charged with assault following an incident with his brother, according to Cleveland.com.

Michael Brelo was arrested last week after he allegedly hit his brother, Mark Brelo, in the head, face and body, according to Cleveland.com. Michael Brelo was drunk and showed "obvious signs of recent physical altercation" following the incident, according to the arrest report. He allegedly knocked on the doors of several homes in Bay Village, Ohio, before his arrest, according to the arrest report.

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Former New York Gov. George Pataki (R), who recently announced his 2016 presidential bid, on Tuesday criticized former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee's (R) recent comments about transgender people.

"Now I wish that someone told me that when I was in high school that I could have felt like a woman when it came time to take showers in PE," Huckabee said earlier this year.

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Fox Business host John Stossel on Tuesday night lamented that the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Muslim woman who was not hired at clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch when she wore a headscarf to the job interview.

"This is why people don’t hire in America anymore," Stossel said on Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor." "Nobody can understand the laws, and if you hire someone in a protected class, you may be sued if you ever try to fire them. Or if you don’t hire them you may be sued."

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The campaign to draft Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) to run for president in 2016 announced on Tuesday that it will suspend the effort next week.

The Run Warren Run campaign, organized by MoveOn.org and Democracy for America, will deliver a petition with more than 365,000 signatures to Warren urging her to run before shutting down the campaign. Warren has repeatedly said that she will not run for president in 2016.

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Fox News host Megyn Kelly on Monday night bashed media coverage of the Duggar family following allegations that Josh Duggar molested underage girls while he was a teenager.

After playing a CNN clip noting that several Republicans have posed for pictures with Josh Duggar in the past, Kelly lambasted the media for "trying to make this the problem of the Republican presidential field."

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The Garden Valley School school district in Idaho purchased four rifles and 2,000 rounds of ammunition to help school officials protect students against potential threats, Idaho television station KBOI reported on Saturday.

"We just have to protect our kids and we didn't want to do it in a haphazard way," Garden Valley School District Superintendent Marc Gee told KBOI.

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