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

Kids get political this Halloween, dress as Rand Paul, Chuck Todd and others

Image via Twitter/Senator Rand Paul

According to Twitter, several children — perhaps at the suggestions of their parents — are playing Halloween politics by donning costumes inspired by lawmakers, Supreme Court justices and media personalities.

Chelsea Handler slams Instagram for removing naked Putin-mocking photo

Image via New York Daily News

Thursday, the comedian crafted an Instagram post that featured a topless photo of herself riding a horse next to a 2009 photo of a shirtless Putin doing the same, reports the New York Daily News.

Rand Paul, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus thank GOP ‘campus captains,’ college Republicans

AP Photo/Ben Margot

Just days before the midterm elections, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kent.) and Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus held a conference call Thursday evening to thank GOP “campus captains” for their hard work spreading the Republican message across their universities.

Michael Bay might be directing Benghazi movie ’13 Hours’

Image via AP/Isaac Brekken

Bay, who has spent the last several years gaining popularity for his “Transformers” films, is reportedly in talks to direct the Benghazi film “13 Hours,” according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Eric Holder wants Denzel Washington to play him in movies

Image via AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta

Holder spoke to The Hill about Hollywood and politics while at an event at the Washington Ideas Forum Wednesday that was hosted by The Aspen Institute and The Atlantic.

Michael Jordan: Obama is a ‘hack’ and a ‘s—y’ golfer

Image via AP/Chuck Burton

While discussing his ideal golf foursome in a recent interview with former NFL player Ahmad Rashad, Michael Jordan considering including Obama as one of his choices — but then abruptly vetoed the idea.

Republican radio ad inspired by ‘House of Cards’ sounds a lot like Frank Underwood


A recently released radio advertisement from the Republican Now or Never PAC features a male voiceover that sounds creepily like Kevin Spacey’s Frank Underwood from the hit Netflix television show.

Will Hillary Clinton appear on Vogue cover a second time?

Image via Vogue

According to the New York Daily News’ “Confidential,” Hillary, Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour and longtime Clinton aide (and wife to Anthony Weiner) Huma Abedin met at the studio for Michael Kors.

Store sells ‘Baby Marijuana Costume’ for Halloween

Image via Brands on Sale

The online store Brands on Sale is selling a “Baby Marijuana Costume” for a steep $29.99 that you can cloth your child in Friday evening.

College Republicans had the perfect response to Cosmopolitan’s model ‘party bus’

Image via CRNC

The College Republicans had the perfect Twitter response to Cosmopolitan magazine’s decision to send a “party bus” of models to transport young voters at North Carolina State University to the polling booths next week during the midterm elections.

Senators join in bipartisan effort to survive in ‘Rival Survival’ premiering Wednesday

Image via Discovery Channel

Senators Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) are getting ready to show America their bipartisan fire-starting skills on “Rival Survival,” a reality show starring tho lawmakers that premiers Wednesday night on the Discovery Channel.

Costume store selling ‘Barackula’ Obama vampire mask for Halloween

Image via Morris Costumes

Morris Costumes in Charlotte, N.C., is selling various spooky masks that combine politics and monsters for a truly horrific Halloween impression.

Jay Carney: Democrats are ‘going to have a bad election no matter how you slice it’

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Former White House press secretary Jay Carney admitted on CNN’s “The Lead with Jake Tapper” Tuesday that Democrats running in the midterms are “going to have a bad election day no matter how you slice it.”

Sarah Palin: CNN anchor Carol Costello and liberal media ‘want to crush us’

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Sarah Palin appeared on Fox Business Network Tuesday to fire back at CNN’s Carol Costello for mocking the recent assault of her daughter, Bristol Palin.

Friends of ‘Operation’ inventor launch crowdfunding campaign for his $25k oral surgery

Image via Hasbro

John Spinello, who invented the game 50 years ago while studying industrial design at the University of St. Louis, needs a 25,000-dollar oral surgery, according to the Huffington Post.

Russian government agency: Before you selfie, think about head lice

Image via Twitter/Trevor Wall

A Russian government health agency called the Kursk branch of the Rospotrebnadzor warned recently that selfies are a predominant reason for the spread of head lice, reports The Moscow Times.

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus: Hillary Clinton is ‘not really good at politics’

AP Photo/Susan Walsh

During a recent phone interview with NewsmaxTV, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said that Hillary Clinton is “not really good at politics.”

Redskins name officially becomes campaign issue ahead of midterm elections

Image via Ed Gillespie

The Washington Redskins are having a good week. First, they beat the Dallas Cowboys in Texas, and now, they’ve got a Senate candidate in Virginia rooting for them amid the mascot name controversy.

Hillary Clinton tries to market ‘jobs’ comment as botched line

Image via AP/Seth Wenig

At a campaign rally for a Democratic House candidate in New York Monday, Hillary Clinton tried to pass off her comment last week about business and corporations creating jobs as a botched line.

Cosmopolitan sending ‘party bus’ full of models to take college kids to voting polls

Image via Cosmopolitan

Cosmo will send a “party bus” full of models to transport college voters on the campus of North Carolina State University to the polls during the midterm elections next week, reports the Washington Post.