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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

Fake Barack Obama orders mojito at bar in Cuba, stuns onlookers

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On Thursday night in Havana, Cuba, a fake Obama actually walked into a bar — several, in fact — and ordered a mojito. As anticipated, individuals looked on in amazement, attempting to snap pictures of the “president” and chronicle his historic trip into the country.

The 7 most hideous items from Hillary Clinton’s campaign store and what they really say

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Instead of forcing you to browse through all the (mostly overpriced) items, I thought I’d give you a sampling of the truly most outrageous accessories, signs and clothing pieces put up for sale by the Clinton campaign … and what they really say about those who buy them.

Bernie Sanders: Clintons ‘hustle money,’ are out of touch with regular Americans

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The Democratic presidential candidate recently told CNBC chief Washington correspondent John Harwood over a meal at a speakeasy that Hillary and Bill Clinton’s lifestyle likely precludes them from being able to identify with the regular Americans who a truly struggling in the current economy.

Woman who struck husband with car for not voting in 2012 gets 3.5 years in prison

(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Holly Nicole Solomon of Mesa, Arizona, ran over her now-ex husband Daniel Solomon with their Jeep after learning he didn’t cast his ballot for GOP nominee Romney, a crime for which she was sentenced to three and a half years behind bars Thursday.

Mike Huckabee: Americans more distrustful of government than ever

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Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee claimed on Fox News Sunday over the weekend that Americans are more distrustful of government than ever.

Clinton Foundation reveals $26 million in previously undisclosed payments

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The Clinton Foundation on Thursday made public that it received up to $26.4 million in previously undisclosed payments from corporations, universities, and even foreign sources, according to the Washington Post.

AP reporter: Hillary’s ‘small events’ only involve ‘preselected, prescreened supporters’

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According to Associated Press reporter Julie Pace, the small events that have made up the bulk of Hillary’s presidential campaign thus far have involved the Democratic candidate only interacting with Americans who support her and not a more representative fraction of the actual U.S. population.

Bernie Sanders made less than $2K delivering paid speeches last year

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When Bernie Sanders suggested that Hillary Clinton will have more money than him in 2016, he wasn’t kidding. The Independent senator from Vermont, who will compete with Hillary for the Democratic nomination for president next year, made a grand total of $1,867.42 for two paid speeches and a television appearance during the entire year of 2014, as […]

50 Cent endorses Hillary Clinton, commends the ‘love between her and Bill’

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The rapper, who flip-flopped on his support for Clinton in 2008 to instead back Barack Obama, endorsed Hillary in a recent interview with The Daily Beast.

Super PAC backing Hillary Clinton struggling to raise money, report says

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According to a report in the Wall Street Journal late Wednesday, the super PAC Priorities USA Action supporting Clinton in her presidential bid is experiencing some fundraising trouble.

Marco Rubio receives first celebrity endorsement from ‘Pawn Stars’ host Rick Harrison

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The Florida senator and official GOP candidate for president has just received a big celebrity endorsement from Rick Harrison of the popular show “Pawn Stars,” according to a report in the Las Vegas Sun.

Donald Trump: Jeb Bush not a ‘smart person,’ Marco Rubio ‘foolish’ and ‘stupid’

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Potential GOP presidential candidate and business mogul Donald Trump weighed in on several of his 2016 challengers in a segment for ABC News, particularly expressing his negative assessments of Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio.

George Stephanopoulos engaged in daily ’round-robin chatter’ with Clinton insiders in 2009

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Since ABC News chief anchor George Stephanoupolos was found to have gifted $75,000 to the Clinton Foundation without publicly disclosing the donations, a 2009 story in Politico has regained attention for alleging that the “This Week” host regularly engaged in conversation with Clinton insiders back in 2009.

Hillary Clinton’s shadiness extends beyond email hiding

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According to a recent report in the Wall Street Journal, Clinton’s staffers during her stint as secretary of state attempted to limit and even block the release of documents asked for under Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

Howard Dean: Hillary Clinton has the right to shield media from her email


Howard Dean, who served as chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 2005 to 2009, claimed on MSNBC’s Morning Joe Wednesday that it is Hillary Clinton’s “prerogative” — her right — not to show the media the emails from her personal system.

Scott Walker: ‘Why do the Clintons think there is a different set of rules for them?’

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The Wisconsin governor and likely GOP presidential candidate in an interview with Fox News’ Bret Baier Tuesday demanded that Hillary Clinton release the entirety of her State Department emails.

Like mother, like daughter: Chelsea Clinton deemed ‘difficult’ to work with at foundation

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Since assuming the position of vice chairman in 2011, many individuals have fled from the charity, allegedly because Bill and Hillary’s daughter is a “difficult” individual with whom to work.

Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush have something in common

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Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush appear to have something in common: Namely, their involvement with the for-profit education company Academic Partnerships.

Groundbreaking: Hillary Clinton actually answers a few questions from the press

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Clinton was meeting with small business owners at a bike shop in Cedar Falls, Iowa, when Fox News reporter Ed Henry called out the Democratic presidential candidate for not fielding questions from journalists. Clinton has refused to answer inquiries from the press for nearly a month.

Another day, another music artist: Snoop Dogg endorses Hillary Clinton for president

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Snoop Dogg became the latest rapper to endorse the Democratic presidential candidate during his appearance on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live” over the weekend.