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.

Articles by Catherine

Barack Obama's video venture with BuzzFeed continued to hit a nerve Monday with those who think the President filming himself with a selfie stick was well beneath the dignity of the office.

In an op-ed titled "President BuzzFeed," Wall Street Journal deputy editorial page editor Bret Stephens faulted Obama for trying to come across as plugged-in with millennials, the age group that the BuzzFeed video was designed to encourage sign up for health insurance before the federal enrollment deadline.

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Obama Prepares For DHS Shutdown

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama convened a meeting with key administration officials on Friday…