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

80 percent of GQ’s ‘craziest politicians’ are Republicans

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GQ ranked “America’s 20 Craziest Politicians” for its January 2015 issue and — surprise! — a strong majority of them hail from the GOP.

President Obama calls ‘The Interview’ star James Franco ‘James Flacco’

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During his end-of-the-year press conference, President Obama expressed his adoration for the stars of “The Interview” Seth Rogen and James Flacco.

Obama: LeBron ‘did the right thing’ by wearing ‘I can’t breathe’ t-shirt

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President Obama supports LeBron James’ decision to wear an “I can’t breathe” t-shirt during warmup before the NBA game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Brooklyn Nets last week.

Why did Justin Bieber lose 3.5 million Instagram followers?

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A whopping 3.5 million accounts are no longer following Justin Bieber on Instagram. Was it because of this photo?

Al Sharpton becomes Hollywood’s Sony Liaison

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In a private meeting with Rev. Al Sharpton at the Greenwich Hotel in New York City Thursday, Sony Pictures chair Amy Pascal told Sharpton that he could have a voice in how the movie studio makes its films.

George Clooney: ‘We cannot be told we can’t see something by Kim Jong Un’

FILE - This Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 file photo George Clooney is interviewed by Fabio Fazio during the Italian State RAI TV program "Che Tempo che Fa", in Milan, Italy. Sony Pictures announced Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 that Clooney will co-produce and direct the film version of “Hack Attack,” reporter Nick Davies’ book about the British phone hacking scandal. (AP Photo/Giuseppe Aresu, File)

George Clooney may have the most awesomely toothy response to the Sony Pictures cyberattack that forced the movie studio to pull the film “The Interview” from its December 25 release.

Obama administration reverses ban preventing Ecuadorean donor from entering U.S.

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The Obama administration reversed a ban preventing an Ecuadorean television executive from entering the U.S. after her family donated tens of thousands of dollars to Democrats.

Texas plumbing company truck used as military vehicle by Islamic militants

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A truck formerly belong to a plumbing company based in Texas City has wound up in the hands of Islamic militants fighting in the Syrian civil war.

Boehner knocks Obama’s executive orders in his rendition of holiday poem

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Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) released his version of “A Visit from St. Nicholas” Thursday, wishing Americans everywhere a “Happy Christmas.”

Michelle Obama told Target story last year, left out racism

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During a recent interview with People magazine, Michelle Obama cited an example of how she, as the first lady, has experienced racism in America.

Rep. Ed Royce suggests banking sanctions on North Korea in response to Sony attack

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Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.) wants to slap banking sanctions on North Korea in response to the Sony Pictures cyberattack and terror threats related to the film “The Interview.”

‘The Interview’ will be delivered to North Korea via hydrogen balloons

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Human rights groups are set to drop DVDs of “The Interview” into North Korea via hydrogen balloons, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Sony Pictures cyberattack just got a lot scarier

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The group allegedly behind the cyberattacks — which identifies itself as “Guardians of Peace” — suggested that it will organize terror attacks at movie theaters when the film “The Interview” premiers.

Obama sneaking executive actions through as ‘memoranda’

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President Obama has been issuing executive actions in the form of “presidential memoranda,” thereby concealing the actual number of times he has enforced unilateral action.

Barack, Michelle Obama talk experiences of racism with People magazine

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People magazine conducted an interview with Barack and Michelle Obama during which the first couple discussed their experience with racism in America.

Former Obama adviser Axelrod: ‘Ready for Hillary’? More like ‘Ready for what?’

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Former Obama adviser David Axelrod said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Tuesday that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is attempting to “influence” Hillary Clinton’s likely campaign for president in 2016.

Rand Paul: Jeb Bush might need to ‘practice up a bit’

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul speaks to the Chase Federalist Society at Northern Kentucky University, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Highland Heights, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

In an interview with Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul (R) Tuesday night, Fox News host Megyn Kelly pressed the likely presidential candidate on Jeb Bush’s announcement Tuesday that he will “actively explore” running in 2016.

People magazine’s worst-selling cover of 2014 starred Hillary Clinton

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People magazine’s worst selling cover in 2014 was its June 16 edition with Hillary Clinton’s picture on it, according to AdWeek.

Cards Against Humanity sends poop to 30,000 Black Friday customers

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The creators of the game hate Black Friday so much that they played a pretty sh-tty prank on 30,000 shoppers on the day after Thanksgiving.

Senators from both parties fight for permanent ban on taxing Internet access

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A bipartisan pair of leading senators are fighting to enact a permanent ban on taxing Internet access that they believe could be approved during the next Congress, according to The Hill.