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Kelsey Osterman

Kelsey Osterman

Title

Opinion Editor

Email

kosterman@redalertpolitics.com

Fun Fact

Kelsey and her fiancé, Henry, met on Twitter.

Kelsey is the Opinion Editor at Red Alert Politics. She was born and raised in St. Paul, Minn., but moved to the District shortly after graduating from college. She attended Biola University in La Mirada, Calif., and received a bachelor's degree in print journalism and a minor in biblical and theological studies. Kelsey has been a guest on "The Michael Koolidge Show" and "The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann" on Russia Today. She's also a complete coffee addict. Follow her on Twitter at @kelseyosterman.

Articles From Kelsey

Jon Stewart skewers Harry Reid for Koch bros. hypocrisy

Jon Stewart and Harry Reid

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has a crazy obsession with the conservative Koch brothers, and at this point, it’s gotten so unhealthy that even comedian Jon Stewart can’t help but mock him.

But what makes things even more interesting is Reid’s hypocrisy.

Black mass at Harvard canceled, likely held off-campus

Harvard University

The satanic mass scheduled to be held at Harvard University last night was canceled, according to reports in the local media. But it’s rumored that the event might have been held at an off-campus location instead.

Sterling to Cooper: “You’re more racist than I am”

(AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

In an utterly bizarre interview aired in its entirety on Monday night, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling apologized for his racist comments — and accused Anderson Cooper of being more racist than he is.

Sriracha maker says U.S. reminds him of communist Vietnam

AP Photo/Nick Ut, File

The CEO of Huy Fong Foods — the company that makes the famed Sriracha sauce — sees a lot of similarities between the United States government and communist Vietnam.

Scared chihuahua rescued from California highway

chihuahua rescued

One terrified little chihuahua got a second chance on Friday evening when a California highway patrol officer rescued her from the median of a busy freeway.

Donald Sterling: I was “baited” into making a “terrible mistake”

(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is making an impassioned plea for forgiveness, claiming he was “baited” into making a “terrible mistake.”

Bachmann and Wasserman Schultz go head-to-head in ugly Benghazi interview

AP/Alex Brandon

When you put together two of the most outspoken and volatile women in Congress on live TV, there’s bound to be sparks. And sparks there were on Sunday morning, when Reps. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) faced off over Benghazi, fighting and interrupting one another during the tense interview.

Marco Rubio gives Hillary Clinton an F grade as Secretary of State

Sen. Marco Rubio

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) thinks Hillary Clinton was a terrible Secretary of State, giving the former First Lady an F grade for her time serving in the Obama administration.

Michelle and Hillary battle over who’s the best on ‘SNL’

Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton SNL

First Lady Michelle Obama and former First Lady Hillary Clinton wanted to give a special Mother’s Day message to the nation — but instead got wrapped up in a battle over who’s better. Typical.

Rand Paul to Millennials: Your phone activity is “none of the government’s damn business”

Red Alert Politics/Cedric Terrell Photography

Don’t try to tell Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) that young people are a lost cause for the Republican Party.

Twitter users to First Lady: You’re not my mom

AP Photo/Charles Dharapak

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, but the most high-profile mother in the United States, Michelle Obama, shouldn’t expect any extra congratulations from many Americans.

Bryan Cranston and Jimmy Fallon sneak ridiculous words into ordinary conversation

Bryan Cranston and Jimmy Fallon

Ever tried to sneak ridiculous words into an ordinary conversation as casually as possible? That’s exactly what actor Bryan Cranston and comedian Jimmy Fallon attempted to do on Monday — with outrageous results.

Michelle Obama’s brother is out of a job

FILE - In this July 24, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama greets his brother-in-law, Oregon State basketball coach Craig Robinson, after arriving at Portland International Airport in Portland, Ore. Oregon State fired Robinson, Monday, May 5, 2014,  after six seasons without making the NCAA tournament. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Uh oh! First Lady Michelle Obama’s brother, Craig Robinson, is out of a job after being fired from his role as coach of the Oregon State basketball team.

Biden once again says that illegal immigrants are “Americans”

In this Sept 12, 2013, file photo, Vice President Joe Biden gestures while speaking in Washington. ( AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

Vice President Joe Biden is doubling down on his assertion that illegal immigrants are, in fact, already Americans, according to a pool report on Monday.

David Plouffe: Benghazi conversation driven by a “delusional minority” of GOP

David Plouffe

Former White House Senior Adviser David Plouffe and fellow This Week panelists got into a heated discussion about Benghazi on Sunday morning, after Plouffe said the conversation about the attack is being driven by a “delusional minority” of the Republican Party.

President Obama’s best jokes from the WHCD

President Barack Obama speaks during the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA) Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel, Saturday, May 3, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

President Barack Obama brought his best jokes to the White House Correspondents Dinner on Saturday night — and he was way funnier than actual comedian Joel McHale.

Joe Biden and Julia Louis-Dreyfus hang out, get tats with Pelosi

Joe Biden in his natural habitat. (File)

What would happen if Vice President Joe Biden and actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus — who plays the vice president on HBO’s Veep — hung out together? They’d break into the Oval Office, get tattoos with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and chow down on a snack that’s definitely not ‘Let’s Move’-approved.

George W. Bush: Putin has “changed”

George W. Bush

President George W. Bush thinks Russian President Vladimir Putin wasn’t always the volatile, land-grabbing leader he is today, revealing in an interview that aired Thursday that the former KGB officer has “changed.”

Pelosi on Benghazi: “Why aren’t we talking about something else?”

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) doesn’t want to talk about the attack in Benghazi, telling reporters at her weekly briefing on Thursday that the conversation about the recently released emails is just Republican “subterfuge” and “diversion.”

Taco Bell reveals its meat is 88 percent beef

Courtesy of Taco Bell

The mystery of Taco Bell’s mystery meat has finally been solved!