Melissa Quinn

Melissa Quinn


Associate Editor


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I could eat a cheeseburger for dinner every night of the week!

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

66 percent of Millennials don’t think the cost of college is worth the price


As Americans explore alternative options to college and grapple with the rising cost of tuition and student loan debt, a new survey has found that the vast majority of Millennials feel a college degree just isn’t worth the price tag.

State Dept struggles to name a single Hillary achievement

AP Photo/J Pat Carter

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton apparently didn’t leave too big of a mark on the State Department, as the agency’s spokesperson struggled to name a single achievement from the 2016 hopeful’s tenure.

Immigrant business owners say minimum wage hike will hurt immigrants

Joshua Trujillo/AP

Immigrant business owners in Seattle are speaking out against a proposal to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour and argue such an increase will hurt the city’s robust working immigrant population — the very demographic the wage hike seeks to help.

MSNBC host compares affirmative action ban to Jim Crow

AP Photo/Detroit News, David Coates

MSNBC host Joy Reid made little effort to hide her disdain for the United States Supreme Court, especially after its most recent ruling, and compared bans on affirmative action to Jim Crow laws.

Donald Trump is really upset with the way Obama walks


President Barack Obama just can’t seem to do anything right, especially in the eyes of real estate mogul Donald Trump.

The Hillary joke that got Jimmy Fallon booed

(AP Photo/NBC, Lloyd Bishop)

Tough crowd, Jimmy Fallon, tough crowd.

Professor: Republicans are ‘racist, misogynist, money-grubbing people’


A professor at a Connecticut university devoted time during his lecture Monday to lambasting the Republican Party and calling the GOP “racist, misogynist, money-grubbing people” who will close colleges if they win back the Senate and retain the House.

Lawsuit says Pledge of Allegiance discriminates against atheists

Associated Press

An atheist family in New Jersey is suing its school district for its daily recitation of the phrase “under God” in the Pledge Allegiance and seeks to have the words removed because it “publicly disparages” their religious beliefs.

Chris Christie named Father of the Year

AP Photo/Mel Evans

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) knows best, at least when it comes to fatherhood.

Dem senator nearly hit by train at commuter-safety press conference

Sen. Blumenthal Train

Talk about a close call.

PETA is peeved with Michelle Obama and used little girls to tell her about it

WH Easter Egg Roll

First Lady Michelle Obama has earned the ire of three young girls. But they’re not upset with her less-than-filling “Let’s Move!” school lunches. Instead, these youngins are upset about the real eggs used in the White House Easter Egg Roll.

WH responds to ‘Deport Justin Bieber’ petition with pitch for immigration reform


Despite the pleas of more than 270,000 Americans to deport Justin Bieber, the White House has chosen not to weigh in on the issue. However, the Obama administration did use a petition calling on the White House to revoke the pop artist’s visa to plug President Barack Obama’s plan for immigration reform.

NRA protester: Police should be the only ones with guns

NRA Protesters

Gun rights protesters sure got to the meat of their arguments when discussing their issues with the Second Amendment and the National Rifle Association with MRCTV’S Dan Joseph, and one anti-NRA woman even said only law enforcement officers should be able to have firearms.


College prof suspended from kingdom for ‘Game of Thrones’ t-shirt

Daenerys Targaryen Game of Thrones

Pop culture is hard, especially for those veiled by the Ivy-covered walls of one New Jersey community college.

Fox panel feuds over Clemson’s ‘Christian worship’

AP Photo/Anderson Independent-Mail, Mark Crammer

Fireworks sparked during a Fox News debate Thursday night over whether or not Clemson University is violating the Constitution for its alleged “Christian worship,” which has one atheist group up in arms.

Yale’s ‘social justice’ organization denies pro-life service group access to university resources

yale pro-life banner

A pro-life group at Yale University that also provides community service has been refused membership in the school’s “social justice network,” denying it access to campus resources.

New book says Secret Service once threatened life of baseball mascot Mr. Met

Charles Sykes/Invision for Citi/AP Images

Mr. Met sure has a lot of fans in New York. But the larger-than-life mascot definitely doesn’t have one in the Secret Service, who threatened to shoot and kill him if he approached President Bill Clinton, according to a firsthand account.

Q to Putin: Would Obama save you if you were drowning?

Carolyn Kaster/AP

This could be a make-it-or-break-it moment in international relations.

CUNY to pay Paul Krugman $225,000 to discuss income inequality

Associated Press

Oh, the hypocrisy.

The most powerful selfie in the world

Obama Biden Selfie

Joe Biden — he’s just like you, and he takes selfies, too.