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

Mitt Romney says ‘one out of a million’ chance he will run for president, says a younger Republican candidate could beat Hillary Clinton

(Associated Press)

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told Hugh Hewitt on his radio show Tuesday that there is a “one out of a million” chance that he will run for the Oval Office again in 2016.

UNLV president labels elements of Hillary Clinton’s $225k speech contract ‘distasteful’

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It looks like students aren’t the only ones at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas that are scandalized by Hillary Clinton’s outrageous demands ahead of her speech at the school’s foundation dinner this fall.

President Obama gets cold welcome from veterans at American Legion National Convention

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President Obama delivered a speech at the American Legion’s 96th National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, Tuesday and was met with little enthusiasm from a crowd of 10,000 American military veterans.

Texas brewery Austin Beerworks releases 99-pack of beer

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Ninety-nine bottles of beer in your fridge, 99 bottles of beer. Yes, that’s right. The company Austin Beerworks is celebrating the release of their Peacemaker Anytime Ale by selling 99-packs of beer in select stores in Austin, Texas.

MSNBC host Joe Scarborough rips Republicans for criticizing Obama on ISIS

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Joe Scarborough had some harsh words for his fellow Republicans on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Tuesday because of recent criticism of President Obama’s effort to deal with ISIS terrorists in Iraq and Syria.

Hypocritical Hillary: Clinton attempts to distance herself from President Obama after supporting Obamacare

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama

Hillary Clinton has a tough presidential race ahead of her if she decides to compete for the Oval Office in 2016, especially considering 56 percent of Americans disapprove of the way in which President Obama is handling health care.

[WATCH] John Boehner introduces you to the monkey in his office

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John Boehner wants you to meet his pet monkey. Well, it’s not a real monkey, but the Speaker of the House certainly enjoys the company of the clapping wind-up monkey toy that has been a fixture on his coffee table since Boehner’s 62nd birthday.

 

These New York City diners take boozy brunch to a whole new level

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There’s a boozy brunch, and then there’s a blackout brunch. According to video caught by an unnamed individual, the brunch feasts at New York City restaurant Pranna are something of the latter.

Arby’s sells ‘Meat Mountain’ with 8 different meat products for $10

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After creating a poster to showcase the multitude of meat products its menu has to offer, sandwich chain Arby’s started receiving inquiries from customers about the towering poultry, pork and cow pile.

Comedian Adam Hills revokes offer to send Westboro Baptist Church to protest ISIS in Iraq

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On his UK show “The Last Leg” over the weekend, Adam Hills explained that he would donate to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital the money he had jokingly reserved to send members of the Westboro Baptist Church to protest ISIS in Iraq.

Miley Cyrus trades tongue-wagging and twerking for raising awareness about youth homelessness

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Miley Cyrus won the “Video of the Year” prize at MTV’s Video Music Awards Sunday night and treated the audience to an incredibly unexpected acceptance speech. Instead of ascending the stage and taking the award herself, Cyrus asked a young man named Jesse to accept the prize and give a speech to raise awareness about youth homelessness.

Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan: ‘Hillary Clinton is very beatable’

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Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) told the Tampa Bay Times Sunday during a stop in Brandon, Florida, to promote his new book that likely Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is “very beatable.”

New data shows Millennials more likely to be conservative after parenthood

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Who knew that parenthood and conservative values could go hand-in-hand? According to a new study entitled “Millennials as Parents,” young Americans between the ages of 25 and 34 are becoming more conservative as they settle down and start families.

Statue of President Obama goes missing (update: found)

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A Pennsylvania woman reported recently that her expensive statue of President Obama went missing after sitting on her porch for over a year, according to NewsWatch 16.

Obama’s best friend Harry Reid makes jokes about Asians

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.)  showcased a little racially-charged comedy routine during a speech at the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce Thursday, according to footage captured by research group America Rising.

 

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel: ‘Prepare for everything’ amidst ISIS threat

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel described the Islamic State (ISIL or ISIS) as “beyond anything that we’ve seen” during a Pentagon briefing Thursday following the beheading of American journalist James Foley by ISIS terrorists earlier in the week.

Politico reporter Ben White on CNBC: Obama’s golfing is ‘troubling’ Americans and ‘dragging Democrats down’

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Politico’s chief economic correspondent Ben White heavily criticized President Obama Friday for golfing immediately after delivering a statement on the beheading of American journalist James Foley by ISIS terrorists.

Paul Ryan: I’d drive Romney’s bus in 2016

US Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., gestures as he speaks during a gala prior to the start of the Virginia GOP Convention in Roanoke, Va., Friday, June 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

THE HILL – Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) dodged questions about his 2016 plans Wednesday but said he would be a big backer of Mitt Romney if he were to make another run for the White House.

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough on Obama golfing amidst ISIS terror threat: He’s saying ‘screw you’ to terrorists

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“Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough offered up an odd defense of President Obama Thursday for his decision to play golf on Martha’s Vineyard following his statements on the murder of American journalist James Foley by ISIS terrorists.

CNN anchor Don Lemon reporting on Ferguson doesn’t know difference between automatic and semiautomatic weapons

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Clearly, CNN chose the wrong anchor to report on the riots in Ferguson, Missouri, and the militarization of police that has exacerbated the unrest there. Reporter Don Lemon during CNN’s coverage of Ferguson confused semiautomatic weapons with automatic ones when speaking to anchor Ben Ferguson.  “The gun law says that you and I can’t just […]