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

Although Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) called in the National Guard to prepare for potential unrest in Ferguson following a grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown shooting, some local business owners and residents turned to volunteers from a group called the Oath Keepers to protect their property instead.

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