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

A Missouri man allegedly made plans to shoot President Obama and solicited help from a former Aryan Nation member to carry out his plot, according to federal charges filed Tuesday in Jefferson City, Missouri.

Cameron Stout of Stover, Mo. was charged in federal court on Tuesday with making threats against the President.

Stout allegedly told a confidential federal informant, who authorities said is a former member of the Aryan Nation white supremacist group, about his plans to shoot Obama, according to an affidavit filed in the case.

Stout's public defender, Troy K. Stabenow, told TPM in an email on Wednesday that it's not yet clear whether Stout's threats were serious.

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A Pennsylvania State University fraternity was suspended after police discovered that members were using Facebook to post nude photos of women, Pennsylvania television station WJAC reported on Monday.

WJAC obtained a copy of the search warrant, which claimed that several members of the fraternity were accused of taking photos of women while they were asleep or passed out and posting them to secret Facebook groups.

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Fox News host Megyn Kelly on Monday night said that the State Department is "stonewalling" Fox News' requests for information on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails.

Fox submitted Freedom of Information Act Requests for two documents last week. "The Kelly File" requested Clinton's OF-109 form, which would have given the State Department access to her classified materials.

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Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder (R) on Monday said that the U.S. Justice Department is more racist than the St. Louis region and placed blame the Obama administration for the protests following the shooting death of Michael Brown.

NewsmaxTV's Steve Malzberg asked Kinder about the reaction in Ferguson, Mo. to the shooting and said that the Obama administration had acted on the "false premise" of "Hands up, don't shoot."

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Potential 2016 candidate and former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) last week suggested that President Obama is attempting to negotiate a nuclear deal with Iran in order to earn the Nobel Peace Prize he won in 2009.

During an interview on Joe Piscopo's AM970 radio show, "Piscopo In The Morning," Santorum said he was "very thankful" that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Congress about the Iran deal, according to audio posted by Buzzfeed News.

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