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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some Texas officials and anti-Muslim activists continued to suggest more than a week after Ahmed Mohamed’s arrest that there was something nefarious afoot when the 14-year-old student brought a homemade digital clock to school.
A white Florida Republican suggested knocking a black, longtime Democratic congresswoman out of her seat by gerrymandering more prisoners into her district, according to audio obtained by Politico and published on Wednesday.
Fox News chairman Roger Ailes plans to meet with Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump next week to iron out their "differences of opinion" about the network's coverage of the real estate mogul's campaign.