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

Articles by Catherine

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) spent the day following the launch of his presidential campaign getting into a series of tiffs with reporters.

The Kentucky Republican on Wednesday got into a "testy" exchange about abortion bans with an Associated Press reporter, just hours after clashing with NBC's Savannah Guthrie, whom Paul accused of "editorializing" while trying to correct her interviewing technique.

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A fundraiser for the Indiana pizzeria forced to close down this week amid widespread backlash against its owners' beliefs about homosexuality became a major source of drama by the time it passed the $750,000 mark.

Concerns about the fundraiser's legitimacy pitted Glenn Beck's TheBlaze TV network against a Virginia TV station in a bizarre spat that played out Friday on Twitter.

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