Morgan Chalfant

Morgan Chalfant

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Staff Writer

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mchalfant@redalertpolitics.com

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

Nestle factory getting electricity from leftover chocolate

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One of Nestle’s factories in the United Kingdom is receiving a considerable portion of its electricity from leftover chocolate, as reports National Journal.

Young Americans express strong approval of U.S. Postal Service

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According to November Gallup poll, Americans currently rate the U.S. Postal Service as the best out of 13 major government agencies in terms of their performance.

Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber agrees to testify at House panel

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The now-infamous Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber will have to answer for his past remarks about the “stupidity of the American voter” when he testifies at a House panel in December.

RNC releases video exposing Hillary Clinton’s ‘hypocrisy’ on immigration

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A video released by the Republican National Committee Friday points out Hillary Clinton’s “hypocrisy” in approving of President Obama’s use of executive power to deal with the immigration issue.

Students complain about school lunches on social media using #ThanksMichelleObama hashtag

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Over the last few months, several tweets that include pictures of off-putting school lunches have popped up with the hashtag #ThanksMichelleObama.

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo: Obama should have given new Congress chance to work on immigration

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CNN anchor Chris Cuomo grilled White House press secretary Josh Earnest on “New Day” Friday morning regarding President Obama’s controversial announcement of executive action on immigration Thursday night.

Carney admits Obama doing ‘literally’ what he said he could not do lawfully on immigration

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Former White House press secretary Jay Carney admitted on CNN Thursday night following Obama’s immigration address that the president is now doing “literally” what he said he could not do back in 2011.

Jimmy Fallon talks Obama’s immigration speech, calls president ‘sad guy’

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Jimmy Fallon addressed President Obama’s speech outlining his planned executive action on immigration during the opening monologue of “The Tonight Show” Thursday.

Jon Stewart mocks Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu for failed Keystone XL pipeline bill

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Jon Stewart targeted Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu (La.) during “The Daily Show” Thursday night, spotlighting her last attempt to hold on to her Senate seat: The Keystone XL Pipeline.

PETA wants Sasha and Malia Obama to become vegans, end turkey pardon

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According to The Hill, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) penned a letter to Sasha and Malia Obama Thursday that dubbed the Presidential Turkey Pardon “offensive.”

State Department debunks Islamic State tweet with Hungarian porn

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The Twitter handle Think Again Turn Away, which is controlled by the State Department and designed to sound the whistle on “some truths about terrorism,” made an odd observation on the social media site Tuesday.

Josh Earnest: Obama wears critical ‘emperor’ label with ‘badge of honor’

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According to White House press secretary Josh Earnest, President Obama takes pride in the fact that House Republicans are slapping him with the label of “emperor.”

Obama spent $1,539,402.10 in taxpayer dollars in one weekend

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Since the start of his presidency in January 2009, Obama has used Air Force One a whopping 398 times to travel to fundraisers, accordion to CBS News’ Mark Knoller.

Trey Gowdy calls Jonathan Gruber ‘an insomniac with Tourrette’s syndrome’

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Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) called Gruber ” an insomniac with Tourrette’s syndrome” for his constant blabbing about Obamacare’s “lack of transparency” and the “stupidity” of the American people.

Seth Rogen: I’m probably not ‘allowed’ in White House because I want to smoke weed

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Seth Rogen told The Hill in a recent interview that he believes he is now on a “list” of individuals banned on from President Obama’s residence because of his recent tweet expressing his desire to smoke marijuana in the White House.

Ashton Kutcher goes on Twitter rant to defend Uber executive

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Kutcher took to social media to stand up for Uber executive Emil Michael who proposed the company hire researchers to investigate journalists that criticize them.

FCC to fund high-speed Internet system for first responders

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According to National Journal, the Federal Communications Commission will fund a high-speed Internet system for all first responders — firefighters, police officers and the like — across the nation.

WH press secretary Josh Earnest dodges question about Obama’s immigration executive action

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During the White House press briefing Tuesday, ABC News chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl pressed press secretary Josh Earnest on President Obama’s promise to use executive action to move forward on the immigration reform issue without Congress.

MSNBC host Ari Melber: ‘No one cares about Jonathan Gruber’

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Melber described Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber as “some dude” who “didn’t work directly” on the health care law during an episode of “The Cycle” Tuesday.

Jon Stewart: Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber is a ‘super egghead’

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Jon Stewart jumped on the #Gruber bandwagon during “The Daily Show” Tuesday by skewering MIT professor and Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber for his now viral remarks about the “stupidity of the American voter” that allowed the opaque health care law to gain passage.