Caitlin MacNeal

Caitlin MacNeal is a News Writer based in Washington, D.C. Before joining TPM, Caitlin interned and wrote for the Huffington Post, the Sunlight Foundation and Slate. She is a graduate of Georgetown University.

Articles by Caitlin

When Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) voted against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in a procedural vote on Friday, she later explained to reporters that her decision was about more than the nominee. It was about the process and fairness to sexual assault survivors overall.

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As senators prepare to vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after examining the FBI’s report on its latest background check focusing on the sexual misconduct claims made about him, we’re slowly learning more about what is and isn’t included in the report.

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Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) announced Thursday morning that after receiving a briefing from his committee staff on the contents of the new background investigation into Judge Brett Kavanaugh, he plans to vote in favor of confirming Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

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