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Morgan Murtaugh

Morgan Murtaugh is a staff writer and a San Diego native living in Washington, D.C. In 2010, she went to Grossmont College and worked as a civilian Protocol Officer for Commander, Naval Air Forces on Naval Air Station, North Island. Morgan interned for former Rep. Brian Bilbray in 2011 and her own mayor, Art Madrid of La Mesa, in 2012. In early 2012, she created the Twitter account @RepubGrlProbs, which inspired YouTube videos, a blog and a store. Morgan has written for TurningPointUSA and the Young Cons and was featured in Steve Belonger's book "The Goliath Agenda: The Attack on Individual Effort." In 2013, Morgan transferred from Grossmont College to The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where she is currently pursuing her Political Communications degree, serving as an executive board member for her Young America's Foundation (YAF) chapter as Social Media Chair and an active member of her sorority, Chi Omega. Follow her on Twitter at @RepubGrlProbs.

Articles From Morgan

Maher blasts political correctness: ‘You can’t purge everybody’

Bill Maher did a little throwback to the old days when he criticized the use of social media to complain about people’s political incorrectness because people have a right to be “a**holes.”

John McCain gets a little excited about a home run

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) went to the Arizona Diamondbacks game Saturday night, and let’s just say he got a little excited when Paul Goldschmidt hit his first of two home runs of the night.

SNL responds to the Michael Sam kiss outrage

It wouldn’t be Saturday Night Live with a little over the top dramatic sketch. Last night, SNL mocked the world’s outrage to openly gay football player Michael Sam’s kiss with his boyfriend with an incestuous make out session of their own. 

Andrew Garfield perfectly plays Justin Timberlake on ‘SNL’

Andrew Garfield is currently making the TV rounds on behalf of his role as Peter Parker in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. But on this week’s Saturday Night Live, the actor played another character: overly self-absorbed and deliciously attractive Justin Timberlake.

Sterling attempts to redeem his reputation on ‘SNL’

This week’s Saturday Night Live cold open featured a press conference with Clippers owner Donald Sterling attempting to redeem his reputation — and it went about as well as you’d expect.

Whatever you do, don’t say anything bad about Beyoncé

It’s social suicide to openly dislike Beyonce, but what if talking bad about Queen Bey was actually signing your death warrant?

Kenan Thompson rocks his Big Papi impression on ‘SNL’

Saturday Night Live‘s Weekend Update included slugger David Ortiz, aka Big Papi, to talk about his selfie incident with President Barack Obama at the White House. And it was easily one of the funniest skits of the night.

‘SNL’ mocks CNN for worthless, non-stop news coverage

Last night, Saturday Night Live mocked CNN by creating a fake take-home pregnancy test branded by the network — for constant breaking news alerts on a woman’s pregnancy status that provide no news at all.

The GOP tries to be hip at Coachella on ‘SNL’

With Coachella 2014’s first weekend coming to an end, Saturday Night Live decided to tie in pop culture with the wannabe-hip Republican Party.

‘Girl Meets World’ teaser finally released

Out with the boy, in with the girl.

Drake owns the night in different ways on Fallon and Kimmel

Started from the bottom, now Drake’s making his way into two late shows in one night.

David Ortiz selfie with Obama could mean the end to WH selfies

Everyone loves taking a good selfie, even President Barack Obama. However, after Red Sox player David Ortiz snapped a pic with POTUS last week, selifes may be banned from the White House.

‘SNL’ blasts GM CEO in congressional hearing skit

This week’s Saturday Night Live mocked General Motors CEO Mary Barra during her hearing on Capitol Hill, portraying her as someone who knows nothing about anything in regard to the auto manufacturer.

A couple of Texans have captured what they say is El Chupacabra

El Chupacabra may not be the legend we have accepted it to be, a family in Texas has captured what they claim to be the mythical chupacabra.

YouTube sensation Kid President is getting his own TV show

Kid President is back in the spotlight y’all, but this time, the adorable kid has landed his own TV show.

Louis C.K. tries to compete as the only white person on ‘Black Jeopardy!’

On the 50th anniversary of the TV game show Jeopardy!, African-Americans finally have their own version of the show: Black Jeopardy!

‘SNL’ proves things get messy when your CEO has the body of a baby

Saturday Night Live decided to reprise its hysterical baby boss skit for this week’s episode, and this time it’s his birthday. Get ready for cake everywhere.

‘SNL’ imagines Obama and Bieber smooching as a marketing strategy

Saturday Night Live this weekend had President Barack Obama doing everything from the Nae Nae with the Pope to making out with Justin Bieber, all in a desperate attempt to get more Obamacare signups.

It’s sociology class, starring Miley Cyrus

We can’t stop talking about Miley Cyrus and her crazy shenanigans, so why not study her? At least that’s what Skidmore College in New York has decided — no twerking required.

Scott Walker has now cut Wisconsin taxes by $2 billion

Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) signed more than $500 million of tax cuts into law Monday, totaling $2 billion in tax relief since he took office.