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

Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union on Monday lamented a federal court's decision to uphold a specific drug protocol in Texas that limits doctors' use of abortion medications. 

Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, said she was pleased with the victory for clinic access, but said the court failed to protect women's access to abortion medications.

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The Senate will hold a vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) before Thanksgiving, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced Monday.

ENDA would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in the workplace.

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The Republican National Committee announced Monday that it will focus more on grassroots operations year-round instead of saving money to spend on campaign ads right before elections.

"In the past, the committee would spend an off year accumulating cash and then, during the election year, we would continue stockpiling cash until the last 90 days," RNC Communications Director Sean Spicer wrote in a memo. "Things have changed. That strategy is both outdated and ineffective."

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