Melissa Quinn

Melissa Quinn


Associate Editor


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Melissa is an Associate Editor at Red Alert Politics. She grew up in sunny Florida and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in journalism from the University of Florida. She currently works as a general assignment reporter and has written for the Daily Caller, Fox News and Fox Nation. She loves to spend time at the beach, scuba dive, watch college football and cheer on her beloved Florida Gators. She currently resides in Washington, D.C. You can follow her on Twitter at @MelissaQuinn97.

Articles From Melissa

Montana congressional-hopeful shoots drone out of the sky in new ad

Matt Rosendale Ad

The drone never stood a chance against this Montana GOP congressional hopeful.

NY gun owners burn registration forms to protest SAFE Act

AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Harry Scull Jr.

Gun rights activists in Buffalo, N.Y., rallied Tuesday to shred gun registration forms required by law in the Empire State as form of symbolic protest for how New York is “shredding” the United States Constitution.

Bloomberg: ‘I have earned my place in heaven. It’s not even close’


As the heathens of the world await patiently to pass through St. Peter’s pearly gates lamenting those Big Gulps and electronic cigarettes, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg believes he’s going to scoot right through because his work on gun safety, obesity and smoking cessation has ‘earned him his place in heaven.’

Okla. gov signs bill prohibiting cities from setting individual minimum wages

Garett Fisbeck/AP

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) signed a bill into law Monday that would prohibit the state’s cities and counties from setting their own minimum wages.

Revisited: Chart shows premium costs for 27-year-olds more than double in 26 states under Obamacare

Obamacare Graph

For 27-year-old consumers looking to purchase health insurance, the Affordable Care Act is hardly affordable, as new data shows premiums increased by more than 50 percent across more than half of the 50 states and doubled in 11.

Celebrate Tax Day with this toe-tapping, finger-snapping ditty

Remy Tax Day

What better way to celebrate curse Tax Day than with a little toe-tapping, finger-snapping ditty that perfectly describes how we all feel about the Internal Revenue Service?

Ben Carson: WH requested apology to Obama for ‘offending him’

Ben Carson

Famed neurosurgeon Ben Carson made no apologies after his now-legendary speech at the National Prayer Breakfast last year, even to the White House after it requested Carson apologize to President Barack Obama for “offending him.”

Melissa Harris-Perry: Is Eric Holder the ‘Obama we’ve been waiting for?’

Melissa Harris-Perry

While Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is pushing for Attorney General Eric Holder to face impeachment, MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry has nothing but praise for the Justice Department head and is wondering if Holder is “the Obama we had been hoping for?”

Ann Coulter: GOP ‘spinning wheels’ with youth outreach

Ann Coulter

As the GOP boosts efforts to sway Millennials to side with the Republican Party, political pundit Ann Coulter is shunning such efforts, saying the GOP is “spinning your wheels” with tactics to reach Generation Y.

Obama: Republicans a threat to the right to vote

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

President Barack Obama slammed Republicans on Friday for supporting voter identification law and labeled the GOP as a threat to the right to vote.

Ted Cruz: Impeach Holder over IRS targeting

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) pulled no punches when criticizing Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday, as he called on Congress to impeach the Department of Justice head.

Error 404: Sebelius farewell address malfunctions with missing page

obama sebelius 411

Oh, the irony.

O’Malley’s Maryland is Obama’s oasis

Martin O'Malley Barack Obama

The legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly adjourned Monday at midnight with balloons falling from the ceiling of the state house in Annapolis, Md., and Democrats patting themselves on the backs for a job well done.

Pelosi: Republicans not acting on immigration because of race

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) pulled the race card when speaking about Republicans’ inaction in passing comprehensive immigration reform and said “race has something to do” with the GOP not bringing such legislation to the House floor.

Documenting Harry Reid’s Koch-fueled meltdown

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has been in a Koch-fueled rage, seizing moments left and right (mostly from the left) to bash Charles and David Koch.

Rob Lowe: Individuals do a better job than “collective big government”

Rob Lowe

Actor Rob Lowe won’t come out of the closet as a libertarian, but he sure echoed such sentiments during an interview with Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly, as he told the host “individuals usually do a better job than collective big government.”

Joy Behar awkwardly roasts Chris Christie

AP Photo/Julio Cortez

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) may need some ice for a few burns he sustained from former “The View” host Joy Behar, as the comedian delivered an awkward roast of the 2016 presidential hopeful.

Eric Holder and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day

AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta

Tuesday turned into a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day for Attorney General Eric Holder, as he earned the ire of several Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee for dodging criminal contempt charges.

Holder spars with Gohmert over contempt charge: ‘You don’t want to go there, buddy’

AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta

A snide comment made by Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) in reference to Attorney General Eric Holder’s criminal contempt charges set off a firestorm between the two men, as the duo engaged in an intense back-and-forth.

Ted Cruz to Jeb Bush: ‘Rule of law matters’

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) hardly see eye-to-eye on the issue of immigration reform, and while Bush doesn’t see crossing the border illegally as a felony, Cruz believes “rule of law matters.”