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

Vice President Joe Biden and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who stars as Vice President Selina Meyer in HBO's "Veep," go on an escapade through Washington, D.C. together in a video introducing President Obama at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on Saturday night.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) make cameos as Louis-Dreyfus and Biden plot to skip the Correspondent's dinner.

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A well-known "patriot" group leader and supporter of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy stirred up a crowd this week by saying that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) needed to be careful "unless you want your balls ripped off."

The gruesome language came after Reid called Bundy a "hateful racist" and described his supporters as "domestic terrorists."

Mike Vanderboegh, leader of a "patriot" group known as the Three Percenters, gave a speech at the Bundy ranch this week, during which he said that Reid was right that the fight between the Nevada rancher and the federal government was "not over," according to video published by Right Wing Watch.

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White House Press Secretary Jay Carney on Wednesday said that President Obamam approved of the NBA's decision to ban Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the league for life after he made racist remarks.

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