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Meghan Keenan

Meghan Keenan

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Campus Coordinator

Email

mkeenan@redalertpolitics.com

Fun Fact

She is a health and fitness enthusiast who enjoys being active, exploring new places and teaching herself how to cook.

Meghan Keenan is the Campus Coordinator at Red Alert Politics. She is originally from the great state of Illinois, and graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2013, with a degree in journalism. Previously, she worked in public relations, and she is also a former Red Alert intern.

Articles From Meghan

Poll: Clinton and Trump are “snobby, arrogant, and inward-looking”

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Party loyalists are starting to coalesce around Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as their likely presidential nominees, while independent voters continue to hold both party front-runners in almost equal disdain, according to the latest wave of data from the Reputation Institute’s 2016 presidential election RepTrak study. As a Hillary Clinton nomination appears to be inevitable, […]

New podcast busts millennial stereotypes, applies faith to politics and success

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27-year-old entrepreneur Gabrielle Bosché is one of the many millennials who have busted the “lazy, entitled” stereotype. Bosché is the author of three books ‘demystifying’ the younger generation and their growing role in the workplace, and in 2015 she founded the Millennial Solution consulting firm, which has since advised companies such as Microsoft and Honeywell […]

Breitbart calls Bill Kristol a “Renegade Jew,” Twitter responds

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It looks like the Republican Party isn’t ready to unite around presumptive nominee Donald Trump anytime soon. In case you missed it, the term “renegade Jew” was a huge trending topic on Twitter Sunday night after Breitbart writer David Horowitz attacked Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol for refusing to support Trump. Horowitz’s controversial article, headlined […]

Poll: Swing state millennials prefer Clinton over Trump

In this April 26, 2016, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at her presidential primary election night rally in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Six months out from Election Day, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are running neck and neck in the three key swing states of Ohio, Florida, and Pennsylvania, according to polling released today by Quinnipiac University. The results found that races in Pennsylvania and Florida were locked in a dead heat, while Trump narrowly edged ahead of Clinton in […]

GOP Sen. Sasse: Draft an ‘adult’ third-party candidate, re-engage next generation

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Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse is leading the charge for an independent-conservative 2016 candidate. In a lengthy Facebook post published early Thursday morning, Sasse addressed those who are unhappy with the presumptive Democratic and Republican presidential nominees, in other words, “the majority of Americans.” The 44-year-old senator criticized both entrenched political parties that have left Americans […]

Hillary Clinton wants you to (literally) play your “woman card”

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Hillary Clinton is not only embracing the accusation that she is “playing the woman card,” she wants all of her women supporters to play the game with her. Clinton’s women’s outreach director Mini Timmaraju emailed supporters on Thursday advertising a limited time opportunity to receive their own literal “woman card,” in exchange for a campaign donation. “We’ve been […]

Ryan’s pitch to millennials: GOP ideas over “pandering politicians and populists”

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House Speaker Paul Ryan was aware that he wasn’t in the most welcoming company at Georgetown University on Wednesday. Ryan began his speech with a question: “Why support Republicans?” Students in the crowd responded with a collective laugh. While he carefully avoided conveying any specific opinions about the Republican presidential candidates, Ryan made a case […]

Billionaire liberal using super PAC to buy millennial vote for $25 million

Associated Press

Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer is spending big bucks to influence the 2016 election, and he is banking on millennials — who make up a growing share of the electorate and tend to be passionate about climate change — to provide a return on his investment. The billionaire announced Monday that his super PAC will spend $25 […]

NY Judge: Trump University fraud case is going to trial

Donald Trump listens as he is introduced at a news conference in New York in 2005, where he then announced the establishment of Trump University (Associated Press)

A New York judge announced that the fraud case against Donald Trump’s defunct real estate “university” will move forward, despite the Republican front-runner’s attempts to get the charges against him thrown out. Fox News reported that New York County Supreme Court Judge Cynthia Kern decided the case would go to trial at a hearing on Tuesday. Although any […]

Adulting: Millennials rely on parents for money, and the Internet for everything else

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“Just Google it,” is the simple answer to so many questions for today’s tech-savvy millennial. While beneficial, having the whole Internet world at our fingertips has also eliminated the need to ask the people we actually know for explanations and advice. This has led to an interesting dynamic between millennials and their parents. Young adults tend to rely […]

48% of millennials refuse to identify as Republican or Democrat

Associated Press

The number of Americans who identify themselves as politically independent (39 percent) is currently at its highest point in more than 75 years of Pew Research polling. This trend is particularly apparent among the millennial generation, 48 percent of whom identified as independent in the latest survey. Millennials are still the most Democratic age cohort, and […]

Millennial RNC delegate: Trump supporters “lying, deceiving, smearing” CO grassroots

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at the Colorado Republican State Convention, in Colorado Springs, Colo., Saturday, April 9, 2016.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Two separate groups of Colorado activists will gather outside the state Republican Party headquarters on Friday: A group largely made up of Trump supporters, calling themselves “Colorado Votes Matter” will be protesting the state party, while another group will hold a rally in support of the Colorado GOP. “You can disagree with the caucus process and […]

GOP ‘Millennial Task Force’ offers solutions to college affordability, completion rates

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For Lauren Kent, a student at Jefferson Community College in upstate New York, the pursuit of higher education has been a long and difficult journey. At age 17, without financial assistance from her parents, Kent was unable to justify taking on the large amount of debt required to earn her degree; therefore she joined the […]

Conservative women’s response to ‘Equal Pay Day’? Real solutions, not rhetoric

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In conjunction with this year’s “Equal Pay Day,” or the day it has been determined that women’s average earnings “catch up” to men’s earnings from the previous year, the Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) released a report of suggested policy reforms to address the unique set of challenges currently facing women in the workplace. Rather than […]

Did Walker’s tough voter ID law ‘suppress’ youth vote in Wisconsin? Not likely

Students wait in long lines as register and vote at UW-Eau Claire Davies Center on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 in Eu Claire, Wis.  Wisconsin voters are expected to turn out Tuesday in large numbers for the presidential primary and statewide races.(Dan Reiland/The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram via AP)

“If there’s a large voter turnout, we will win here,” Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders told Wisconsin supporters on the eve of the state’s critical primary race. Many Democrats argued that Wisconsin’s newly implemented voter ID law would disenfranchise many of the college students who make up Sanders’ strongest voting base. They predicted that Wisconsin’s voter ID law, which has […]

Michelle Fields receives creepy death threats from Trump supporters [AUDIO]

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Bruises have now turned into death threats for Michelle Fields, the 28-year-old reporter who charged Donald Trump’s campaign manager Corey Lewandowski with battery, after he grabbed her at a news conference last month. TheBlaze obtained audio of a call recently received by Fields, in which an individual threatened to slit her throat unless she dropped the […]

‘Fiscal’ or ‘physical’? New bill to stop “daily” term confusion in Missouri legislature

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The Missouri House of Representatives has made some important changes to the state budget recently, including a large cut to the University of Missouri system and defunding Planned Parenthood, in preparation for the fiscal year that begins July 1. The only problem is, some Missouri lawmakers are confused about the semantics. Missouri Rep. Tracy McCreery […]

Can #HotDebateGuy save Kasich at the convention? [Exclusive]

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This week, the Kasich campaign announced the appointment of 24-year-old California native Gregory Caruso (aka #HotDebateGuy) to chair his national youth outreach effort. “Governor Kasich has a proven record, he is forward thinking and he is ready to bring real change to Washington,” Caruso said in a press release from the campaign. “I am both […]

Poll: 70% of American women don’t like Donald Trump

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A Donald Trump nomination could be the best possible scenario for Hillary Clinton; the latest polling numbers of female voters spell almost certain defeat for the GOP if Trump faces Clinton in November. A March NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll showed almost half (47 percent) of Republican female primary voters said they would not vote for […]

Money over motherhood? What millennial women really want in the workplace

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A new global study found that the top reason for millennial women to leave their jobs was to take a higher paying job elsewhere. Factors closely following included lack of development, and shortage of meaningful work. These results have been highly covered by the media, as they differ from previous research suggesting men are the ones driven by promotions […]