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.
During the first debate in late June, CNN moderator Jake Tapper served up a question to Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) on former Vice President Joe Biden’s assertion that the two share the same position on busing.
Texas Republican state Rep. Rick Miller has opted out of his reelection bid after his derogatory comments about his primary challengers lost him the governor’s endorsement and attracted national attention.
A cluster of world leaders, including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron, was caught on tape seemingly making fun of President Donald Trump.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) said shortly after the release of the report into President Donald Trump’s pressure campaign that his committee is still investigating whether the situation predated Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky.
In an attempt to make the sprawling impeachment inquiry and the cast of characters it orbits digestible, House Democrats have produced a two-minute movie-trailer-style video aimed at highlighting the most damning moments for President Donald Trump during last month’s hearings.
Attorney General William Barr is already breaking with a point in the Justice Department Inspector General’s upcoming report that would undermine President Donald Trump’s constant protestations that the probe into his 2016 campaign was a “witch hunt.”
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), one of President Donald Trump’s most vocal acolytes, threatened Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) with a primary challenger in 2022 should he not select Trump’s preferred candidate for a soon-to-be-open Senate seat.