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

Forget the poll numbers -- Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), who lost the 2008 presidential race to Barack Obama, knows that you can't write off an incumbent based on his approval ratings.

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