Allegra Kirkland is a New York-based reporter for Talking Points Memo. She previously worked on The Nation’s web team and as the associate managing editor for AlterNet. Follow her on Twitter @allegrakirkland.
A top official with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department resigned Sunday after emails surfaced in which he made derogatory jokes about Muslims, blacks, Latinos and women, the Los Angeles Times reported.
After hundreds of protesters forced Donald Trump to ditch his motorcade Friday and enter the hotel playing host to the California Republican Convention on foot, the GOP frontrunner said the experience “felt like I was crossing the border.”
Several hundred protesters clashed with police and blocked the highway Friday afternoon in front of the Burlingame, California venue where Donald Trump was scheduled to kick off the California Republican Convention.
Brushing aside the potential spoiling effect of two divisive presidential candidates, the chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee insisted Friday that the House will stay red come November.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) denied that his wife rolled her eyes at Donald Trump’s remarks about "playing the woman's card" during his Tuesday night victory speech, accusing the press of being “obsessed with stupid stuff.”