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

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez (D-NJ) said Sunday that he supports France's stance in nuclear talks with Iran, and said that new sanctions are possible.

"I am glad to see … that the French took a hard position," Menendez said on ABC's "This Week," after the French foreign minister requested greater restrictions on a plutomium reactor on Saturday.

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The first phase of nuclear talks with Iran went well, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday.

"It is not a partial deal. Let me make that crystal clear," Kerry said on NBC's "Meet the Press." "It is a first step in an effort that will lock the program in where it is today, in fact set it back, while one negotiates the full deal."

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) on Sunday slammed the Affordable Care Act rollout, criticizing President Obama for lying to Americans about being able to stay on their health insurance plan.

Perry said that Obama's apology last week was not sufficient.

"I don't think that's even close to enough," Perry said on ABC's "This Week." "He needs to stand up in front of the American people and say, you know what? I perpetuated a fraud on you."

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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Sunday defended his use of a "60 Minutes" report on the 2012 Benghazi, Libya attack that was retracted this week due to questions about the report's truth.

Graham said on CNN's "State of the Union" that he would not approach his investigation into Benghazi differently even though the British contractor cited in the report gave a different account of the night of the attack to FBI officials.

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