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Catherine Thompson is a reporter for Talking Points Memo. Before joining TPM, she worked as a research assistant to investigative reporter Wayne Barrett. She is a graduate of New York University, where she served as the deputy managing editor of NYU's student newspaper, the Washington Square News. She can be reached at email@example.com.
As commentators scrambled to make sense of how House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) lost Tuesday's primary election to a little-known and little-funded Tea Party professor, conservative radio host Laura Ingraham gloated that Cantor's defeat was a "repudiation" of the GOP establishment on immigration reform.
While the exchange of five Taliban detainees for Army Sgt. Bowe
Bergdahl is unpopular with a plurality of Americans, Republicans were
more likely than Democrats to disapprove of the deal, according to two
polls released this week.
Jon Stewart marveled on Monday's "The Daily Show" that in the
little more than a week since Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release, Fox
News has managed to turn the solider into a "Muslim-terrorist-Kennedy-assassin."
Neighbors of the couple who ambushed two police officers Sunday in Las Vegas told local newspapers the pair had bragged about spending time at Cliven Bundy’s ranch during the standoff with the federal government earlier this year.