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

Hillary Clinton is all about flaunting her celebrity friendships

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We already knew that Hillary Clinton was tight with Hollywood’s music stars, but the Democratic presidential candidate appears to have several celebrity friends that she is just dying to show off on social media.

President Obama: 2016 Republican primary will resemble ‘The Hunger Games’

President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse, in La Crosse, Wisc., Thursday, July 2, 2015, about the economy and to promote a proposed Labor Department rule that would make more workers eligible for overtime. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Ever the Hollywood fan, President Obama made a clever cinematic reference during his remarks on the economy in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, Thursday afternoon.

Republicans most proud to be American, Millennials least, poll says

The United States Marine Corps War Memorial, better known as the Iwo Jima Memorial, is seen in Arlington, Va., July 4, 2011, as fireworks burst over Washington, during the annual Fourth of July display. The Washington Monument and the Capitol can be seen in the distance. (AP Photo)

The share of Americans identifying themselves as “extremely proud” to hail from the United States is waning, according to a Gallup poll released Thursday.

George Takei: Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is ‘a clown in blackface’

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Actor George Takei is not shy about his anger towards Clarence Thomas in the wake of the Supreme Court justice’s dissent in the court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide last week.

NBC Universal to Donald Trump: You’re fired

FILE - In this Tuesday, June 16, 2015, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally, in Des Moines, Iowa. A petition asking NBC to cut ties with Trump because of recent remarks he made on immigration, has collected more than 200,000 signatures. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

NBC Universal announced Monday via a press release that the network would be ending its business relationship with Donald Trump because of his “derogatory statements” about Mexicans in his presidential announcement speech.

Beau Biden urged his father to run for president in 2016 before death, report says

Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the 7th US China Strategic and Economic Dialogue  (S&ED) and 6th Consultation on People-to-People (CPE) at the US State Dept. in Washington, Tuesday, June 23, 2015.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

According to individuals close to the vice president, both of Biden’s sons — Hunter and Beau before his death — expressed desire for him to make a bid for the presidency in 2016, reports the Wall Street Journal.

Bernie Sanders: ‘We’re going to win the presidency’

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., waves to the crowd before speaking during a town hall meeting at Nashua Community College in Nashua, N.H., Saturday, June 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

During an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that aired on This Week Sunday, the Independent Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate declared that he believes he will win the race for the White House in 2016.

Ahead of presidential announcement, Chris Christie is ‘telling it like it is’

FILE - In this June 19, 2015, file photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at the Northeast Republican Leadership Conference in Philadelphia. Christie's supporters appear resigned to the fact that his expected 2016 presidential campaign will be very different from the one they envisioned two years ago, before he dropped to the back of crowded pack. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Ahead of a planned Tuesday announcement event, the New Jersey governor has launched his campaign website — — advertising his tagline, “Telling it like it is.”

CNN’s Tapper stumps Trump: ‘What’s traditional about being married three times?’

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally, Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

The Republican presidential candidate was specifically commenting on the historic Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage that came down Friday, explaining that he supports “traditional marriage.”

Mike Huckabee on Obama eulogy: ‘I see a recording contract in his future’

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee speaks at the Iowa Faith & Freedom 15th Annual Spring Kick Off, in Waukee, Iowa, Saturday, April 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

During an appearance on ABC’s This Week Sunday, the Republican presidential candidate complimented President Obama on the eulogy he delivered Friday in South Carolina at the funeral for Reverend Clement Pinckney.

Amy Schumer explains why she turned down ‘The Daily Show’ host gig

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Comedian Amy Schumer confirmed to The Daily Beast Friday that she was in fact offered the position of host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show ahead of Jon Stewart’s departure.

Jeb Bush, Donald Trump surge after presidential announcements, poll says

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush takes the stage as he formally join the race for president, Monday, June 15, 2015, at Miami Dade College in Miami. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

A Fox News poll released Wednesday demonstrates that the former Florida governor is the favored candidate among likely Republican primary voters, while the business mogul follows in second.

Millennial Clinton supporter demands of Hillary: ‘Pay your interns’

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A die-hard fan of the Democratic presidential candidate recently penned an op-ed in USA TODAY during which she blasts Clinton for perpetuating the abuse of unpaid interns.

Jeb Bush targets wealthy Millennials with offer of exclusive picnic

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, upper left, poses for a selfie with a supporter as he signs autographs from the window of a food truck after he formally announced that he would join the race for president with a speech at Miami Dade College, Monday, June 15, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

The Republican presidential candidate’s campaign sent a document to wealthy Republican Millennials teasing an “evening picnic” in Kennebunkport, Maine, to which the individuals could secure an invite if they raise a sufficient amount of money for Bush.

Obama ‘Hope’ poster street artist Shepard Fairey faces arrest

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Street artist Shepard Fairey, who is famous for creating the “Hope” poster for Barack Obama during the 2008 presidential election, is being met with felony charges in Detroit, Michigan, for allegedly pasting graffiti on properties in the city without permission.

Bernie Sanders could be blocked by law from New Hampshire Democratic primary

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials, Friday, June 19, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

The Democratic presidential candidate could face difficulty in New Hampshire — a state in which he presents a legitimate challenge to opponent Hillary Clinton — when he embarks on the filing process for presidential candidates there.

Conservatives have more self control than liberals, study reveals

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The study sought to specifically examine “the self-control consequences of individuals’ political ideologies” and found that self-identified conservatives actually exhibit more self control than those who identified as liberals, regardless of race or gender.

Hillary Clinton doesn’t actually work from campaign headquarters in Brooklyn

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The Democratic presidential candidate has been working out of midtown Manhattan when in the state despite the fact that in April she signed a lease for her campaign headquarters at 1 Pierrepont Plaza in Brooklyn.

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal becomes 13th Republican presidential candidate running in 2016

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks during the Road to Majority 2015 convention in Washington, Friday, June 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal jumped into the 2016 presidential race already crowded by 12 Republican candidates with a video announcement on social media Wednesday that was first reported by IJ Review.

Comedian Lewis Black endorses Bernie Sanders but contends most candidates are ‘idiots’

FILE - In this Monday, June 8, 2015 file photo, Lewis Black, center, attends the Los Angeles premiere of  "Inside Out" at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles. Black’s Anger stars alongside Fear (Bill Hader), Disgust (Mindy Kaling), Sadness (Phyllis Smith) and Joy (Amy Poehler) in the animated Disney-Pixar feature out June 19. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)

Comedian and actor Lewis Black, who voices the character Anger in Pixar’s Inside Out, followed actor Mark Ruffalo in endorsing Sanders for the Democratic presidential nomination during a recent interview with The Daily Beast.