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

Jeb Bush defends positions on immigration, Common Core at CPAC

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Jeb Bush participated in a question-and-answer session with Fox News host Sean Hannity at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday during which he defended his positions on immigration and Common Core for which he has received criticism in the conservative community.

Donald Trump: ‘I’m not a politician, thank goodness’

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Donald Trump said at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday that he is “very seriously” considering running for the Republican nomination for president in 2016.

Congressman calls on Obama to award ‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle Medal of Honor

In this April 6, 2012, photo, former Navy SEAL and author of the book “American Sniper” poses in Midlothian, Texas. (AP Photo/The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Paul Moseley, File)

Congressman Roger Williams (R-Tex.) introduced legislation Thursday authorizing and urging Obama to give the medal to Kyle posthumously, as reports The Hill.

Catwoman comes out as bisexual in DC Comics book series

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In the most recent issue of DC Comics’ “Catwoman” book series, the main character Selina Kyle comes out as a bisexual, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Sen. James Inhofe throws snowball on Senate floor

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Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), who has been vocal about his denial of climate change, brought a snowball to the Senate floor Thursday when he was called to deliver his remarks.

Scott Walker: Deliver hope to young Americans by taking ‘power out of Washington’

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) during his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday emphasized the need for the next U.S. president to deliver hope to the American youth by “[taking] the power out of Washington.

Jonathan Gruber forced to step down from Massachusetts Obamacare board

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The now-infamous Obamacare architect has been forced to step down from the Massachusetts health exchange board, as reports WBZ-TV.

Carly Fiorina challenges Hillary Clinton: ‘Name an accomplishment’

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Carly Fiorina challenged Hillary Clinton to “name an accomplishment” during her speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday afternoon.

Hillary Clinton on hosting Oscars, being presidential candidate: ‘Both jobs are really painful’

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During the question-and-answer portion of her speech at a Silicon Valley women’s leadership conference Tuesday, Clinton was asked which she would prefer in 2015: The job of Academy Awards host or that of a candidate for U.S. president.

Piers Morgan has a number of descriptions for Hillary 2016. None of them are flattering.

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The British journalist suggested on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Thursday that Republicans will likely have an advantage against Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election because the former secretary of State and first lady is “no spring chicken.”

Hillary Clinton steals a line from Carly Fiorina

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While speaking at the Silicon Valley women’s leadership conference “Lead On” Tuesday, Clinton used a line that bared uncanny resemblance to a phrase used by one of her potential 2016 competitors: Possible GOP presidential candidate and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina.

Increasing diversity of American population poses challenge for GOP

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The American population is growing more and more diverse, meaning that the Republican party will likely need to win a record percentage of the minority vote in order to secure the presidency in 2016.

Whoopi Goldberg on Hillary equal pay hypocrisy: ‘It’s like a bad fart’

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Goldberg and her fellow hosts on “The View” Tuesday discussed the reports that Hillary Clinton paid the female staffers in her U.S. Senate office 72 cents for each dollar paid to their male counterparts between 2002 and 2008.

Vermont considering legal action against Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber

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In a memo sent to Administration Secretary Justin Johnson Monday, Auditor Doug Hoffer presents evidence that suggests Gruber “overstated” the hours worked on his economic modeling contract for the state, as reports the Burlington Free Press.

Hillary Clinton targeting ‘Lean In’ demographic ahead of 2016 presidential campaign

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The former secretary of State is speaking at “Lead On,” a Silicon Valley women’s leadership conference taking place Tuesday at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California, a move that, according to the San Francisco Chronicle, indicates Clinton’s interest in the “Lean In” demographic.

Rep. Aaron Schock might have a Katy Perry problem

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Fresh off “Downtown Abbey” red office fame, Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) is currently being scrutinized for reportedly spending taxpayer money and campaign funds on private plane flights, concerts and festivals.

David Axelrod: Ready for Hillary PAC a ‘dangerous’ problem for Hillary Clinton

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The former Obama advisor in an interview with Katie Couric for Yahoo! News expanded on why he has said in the past that the super PAC Ready for Hillary obscures Clinton’s candidacy for president.

Conservative group releases ad knocking Hillary Clinton with Elizabeth Warren’s voice

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The conservative group American Crossroads released an advertisement entitled “Rigged” Sunday that slams Hillary Clinton using Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s voice.

Hillary Clinton’s equal pay hypocrisy

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According to an analysis by the Washington Free Beacon, Hillary Clinton — a proponent of equal pay — paid her female staffers in her U.S. Senate office 72 cents for each dollar paid to their male counterparts.

Hillary Clinton crashes #AskHerMore Oscars social media campaign

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“Ready for Hillary” — the super PAC that vigorously supports Clinton — posted a photo of Hillary on Twitter before the Oscars with the hashtag #AskHerMore, thereby inserting Hillary into a social media campaign previously occupied only by Hollywood’s female elite.