Catherine Thompson

Catherine Thompson is a senior editor for Talking Points Memo in New York City. She came to the site in 2013 and reported on national affairs. Previously, she worked as a research assistant to investigative reporter Wayne Barrett. She can be reached at

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The corruption trial against Virginia ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) and his wife veered into soap opera territory Thursday when the governor read aloud parts of an emotional note he wrote to his the first lady in September 2011, when their marriage had sunk to a low point.

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