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.
A federal judge in Montana decided Monday that Daily Stormer founder Andrew Anglin owes real estate agent Tanya Gersh more than $14 million after rallying other white supremacists on his site to inundate her and her family with a barrage of threats and vitriol.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced Monday that some House Democrats born abroad were introducing a resolution to condemn President Donald Trump’s racist comments aimed at four congresswomen of color.
MSNBC host Joe Scarborough ended his Monday show with an entreaty to Sens. Ben Sasse (R-NE) and Mitt Romney (R-UT) to condemn President Donald Trump’s comments about a group of Democratic congresswomen of color.
Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney has quietly built up an infrastructure of influence from his post in the White House, hammering Cabinet secretaries weekly on their plans to strip back regulation from a whole host of areas.
Just days after ex-Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigned, chatter is already circulating that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is headed out the door next after the administration’s defeat on the citizenship census question.