Allegra Kirkland

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.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) may have been taken hostage by Donald Trump’s campaign on Super Tuesday, at least according to Twitter.

Social media lit up on Tuesday night with merciless mocking of Christie's stone-faced appearance next to Trump during the real estate mogul's news conference at his Mar-A-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida.

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Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) is smack in the middle of his opponents’ crosshairs going into Super Tuesday.

Both Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) publicly called on the Florida senator to drop out of the 2016 race if he underperforms in Tuesday's multi-state primary contest.

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