Morgan Chalfant

Morgan Chalfant


Staff Writer


Morgan is a Staff Writer at Red Alert Politics. She is originally from western Massachusetts, and she graduated from Boston College in May of 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Mathematics. While at Boston College, Morgan worked for the English Department and wrote for and edited BC’s conservative paper The Observer, serving as the Editor-in-Chief of the newspaper for 2012. She worked at The Washington Examiner in Washington, D.C., as a CN intern during the summer prior to her senior year of college. She served as the year-long Collegiate Network fellow at USA TODAY until June of 2014. You can follow Morgan on Twitter at @mchalfant16.

Articles From Morgan

Uber limits price surges during Northeast blizzard


The ridesharing service said Monday that it will cap price surges at 2.8 times the normal rates during the Northeast blizzard, according to Bloomberg.

Michelle Obama inspires ‘first lady’ bra

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Lingerie shop Coup de Foudre Lingerie in Washington, D.C., is currently carrying a rather popular “first lady” bra inspired by Michelle Obama, reports The Hill.

Carly Fiorina jabs Hillary Clinton for Benghazi, criticizes her foreign policy

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Fiorina, who is a possible GOP presidential candidate, spent considerable time criticizing Hillary during her speech at the Iowa Freedom Summit Saturday.

Possible presidential candidate Sarah Palin delivers confusing speech at Tea Party event

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The 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate spoke to the crowd at the Iowa Freedom Summit Saturday, and the teleprompter broke during her address, according to the New York Daily News, causing Palin to improvise and make some rather curious and nonsensical statements.

James Franco: ‘Weird’ that ‘right-wingers’ defended ‘The Interview’

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James Franco thought it “weird” when “right-wingers” like Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney urged Americans to see his film “The Interview” in an effort to stand up for the First Amendment.

‘Full House’ cast reunites, sings theme song, melts hearts

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YouTube footage shows several of the cast members — John Stamos (Uncle Jesse), Bob Saget (Danny Tanner) and Lori Loughlin (Aunty Becky), among others — singing on stage to celebrate show creator Jeff Franklin’s birthday.

SharknadObama? Tara Reid says ‘political people’ might be in movie, Obama unlikely


During an interview with an Australian radio show last week, the actress and star of the immensely popular “Sharknado” made-for-TV movie series said that the filmmakers will undoubtedly try to get “some political people” involved in the third movie’s making.

Josh Earnest makes a pretty funny #DeflateGate joke about Tom Brady

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The White House press secretary made quite the joke when asked about President Obama’s reaction to the New England Patriots’ “deflate gate” controversy during Friday’s press briefing.

First Amendment defender FIRE wins $200k in settlements

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The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has won over $200,000 in settlements for the individuals it has helped to coordinate free-speech lawsuits against universities across the country that threaten the First Amendment.

When Madonna is hacked, the FBI comes to the rescue

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The pop star, who fell victim to a computer hack last month that resulted in some of her incomplete songs being leaked online, posted to Facebook Wednesday thanking the FBI and Israeli authorities for arresting a Tel Aviv man for the crime.

Hillary Clinton brought 65 Secret Service agents to Canada speech, report says

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According to a local radio station sponsoring one of Hillary Clinton’s paid speeches in Canada this week, the former secretary of State brought some baggage — 65 U.S. Secret Service agents, to be exact — to the event.

Wish the beer can a happy 80th birthday by shotgunning it

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The company American Can Co. developed the first can, a project it had been working to perfect since 1909. The new beer vessel came just two years after individuals toasted to the end of Prohibition in 1933.

Rand Paul trolls Mitt Romney, Jeb Bush on Twitter

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The Kentucky senator, who is expected to make a bid for president in 2016, trolled former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney on Twitter Thursday as the two were privately meeting in Utah.

Sarah Palin: Congressional Republicans have ‘deflated balls’

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The former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate spoke to The Blaze at the 2015 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, Thursday about the new Republican Congress and found a way to relate the GOP to the New England Patriots “deflate gate” controversy.

President Obama speaks to GloZell Green, other YouTube stars

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President Obama invited three YouTube stars to the White House Thursday to give an unconventional interview and undoubtedly attract the young audiences of the three online personalities.

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: Obama has secured the border

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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Tex.) — one of GQ’s “craziest politicians” — said Wednesday that President Obama has secured the nation’s border.

Former Destiny’s Child member to Mike Huckabee: Beyonce comments were ‘very low’

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The former Arkansas governor and possible GOP presidential candidate faced Michelle Williams, a former member of the band Destiny’s Child that skyrocketed Beyonce to fame, when he sat down for an interview on “The View” Thursday morning.

Americans label President Obama an ‘incompetent’ ‘good man’

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According to a survey by the Pew Research Center, Americans are most likely to describe President Obama as either a “good man” or “incompetent.”

Joe Biden on #DeflateGate: ‘I like a softer ball’

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The vice president appeared on “CBS This Morning” Wednesday and voiced his opinion about the “deflate gate” controversy surrounding the New England Patriots.

Hillary Clinton might have a presidential challenger: Joe Biden

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Biden spoke to ABC’s George Stephanopoulos on “Good Morning America” Wednesday following President Obama’s State of the Union address and admitted that “there’s a chance” he will pursue the Democratic nomination for president.