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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

The ever-colorful Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) called “the squad” — Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) — the “four horsewomen of the Apocalypse” Tuesday night, adding that “they’re the reason there are directions on a shampoo bottle.”

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President Donald Trump issues statements that span the spectrum of exaggeration to downright lying all the time — and one CNN fact checker has identified a mainstay of those comments that nearly always signals dishonesty.

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