Kate Riga

Kate Riga is a news writer for Talking Points Memo based in New York City. Before joining TPM, Kate was the political reporter for The Southampton Press. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and a native of Philadelphia.

Articles by Kate

Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX), challenger to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), raked in a whopping $38.1 million in campaign donations in just three months.

Despite his impressive fundraising, Real Clear Politics still has him trailing Cruz by 7 points.

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The postal service is instituting price hikes, including on a parcel delivery system used by Amazon, though the department denies that the increases are due to President Donald Trump’s desire to punish the online giant, according to a Thursday Politico report.

Amazon and other large bulk shippers enjoy special rates with the postal service, so it is not immediately clear how hard it’ll be hit by the hike.