Catherine Thompson

Catherine Thompson is a senior editor for Talking Points Memo in New York City. She came to the site in 2013 and reported on national affairs. Previously, she worked as a research assistant to investigative reporter Wayne Barrett. She can be reached at

Articles by Catherine

Rush Limbaugh on Tuesday joined the ranks of those questioning whether Hollywood movies played a part in motivating Elliot Rodger, the son of a filmmaker, to go on a shooting rampage before taking his own life near the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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After waging a lengthy turf war with the federal Bureau of Land Management and offering his thoughts on the current state of "the Negro," Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy has decided his views no longer align with the Republican Party.

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