Catherine Thompson

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 catherine@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to deliver remarks Monday at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference, a day before he is scheduled to address the U.S. Congress.

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You're a reporter. You've been approached by a source who confides in you his concerns about attacks on his nascent political campaign he sees as anti-Semitic. Then suddenly, that source dies.

Now what do you do with that information?

St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial page editor Tony Messenger wrote in a column Thursday that he decided to share his off-the-record conversations with Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who authorities said appeared to have committed suicide earlier in the day.

Messenger revealed in the column that Schweich had left him a voicemail minutes before his death.

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The second day of the Conservative Political Action Conference kicks off Friday with a full slate of potential 2016 presidential contenders on the docket.

Among the GOP heavyweights scheduled to speak are Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), former Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), Donald Trump, former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA), and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R).

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