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Tommy Christopher

Tommy Christopher

Freelance Political Writer

Former White House correspondent and politics reporter for AOL, The Daily Banter, and Mediaite, and a longtime liberal journalist and commentator. Follow Tommy on Twitter @Tommyxtopher.

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Big investors are buying up single-family homes. Sen. Sherrod Brown has a plan to stop them.

Big investors are buying up single-family homes. Sen. Sherrod Brown has a plan to stop them.

By Jesse Valentine - July 09, 2024
New Mexico Senate nom Nella Domenici earned up to $1 million renting out Connecticut home

New Mexico Senate nom Nella Domenici earned up to $1 million renting out Connecticut home

By Jesse Valentine - July 08, 2024
GOP’s Mark Robinson blames bad fathers for social ills despite own son’s criminal record

GOP’s Mark Robinson blames bad fathers for social ills despite own son’s criminal record

By Jesse Valentine - July 03, 2024
Kelly Ayotte’s history of backing Medicare cuts could be hurdle in governor’s race

Kelly Ayotte’s history of backing Medicare cuts could be hurdle in governor’s race

By Jesse Valentine - July 02, 2024
Texas Republican Ken Paxton enlisted outside group to gut rights for pregnant workers

Texas Republican Ken Paxton enlisted outside group to gut rights for pregnant workers

By Jesse Valentine - June 24, 2024
Ted Cruz leverages Trump conviction on podcast for own personal gain

Ted Cruz leverages Trump conviction on podcast for own personal gain

By Jesse Valentine - June 11, 2024
Arizona Republican Kari Lake proposes massive cuts to Medicaid and Medicare

Arizona Republican Kari Lake proposes massive cuts to Medicaid and Medicare

By Jesse Valentine - June 10, 2024
Virginia U.S. Senate candidate Hung Cao says workplace diversity is ‘Marxism’

Virginia U.S. Senate candidate Hung Cao says workplace diversity is ‘Marxism’

By Jesse Valentine - June 06, 2024
Republican Bernie Moreno’s rags-to-riches story exposed as a lie

Republican Bernie Moreno’s rags-to-riches story exposed as a lie

By Jesse Valentine - May 24, 2024
What happens to clinics after a state bans abortion? They fight to survive.

What happens to clinics after a state bans abortion? They fight to survive.

By Chabeli Carrazana and Shefali Luthra - May 22, 2024
Former Sen. Kelly Ayotte took job at Caterpillar after tax fraud probe

Former Sen. Kelly Ayotte took job at Caterpillar after tax fraud probe

By Jesse Valentine - May 21, 2024
Alabama OB-GYN residencies dropped over 20% after Dobbs, state abortion ban, says analysis

Alabama OB-GYN residencies dropped over 20% after Dobbs, state abortion ban, says analysis

By Alander Rocha, Alabama Reflector - May 21, 2024
House GOP celebrates National Police Week while pushing to defund local law enforcement

House GOP celebrates National Police Week while pushing to defund local law enforcement

By Jesse Valentine - May 16, 2024
Evolution denier Mark Robinson could reshape North Carolina’s education system

Evolution denier Mark Robinson could reshape North Carolina’s education system

By Jesse Valentine - May 16, 2024
Republican Jay Ashcroft backs anti-abortion clinics that push lies and disinformation

Republican Jay Ashcroft backs anti-abortion clinics that push lies and disinformation

By Jesse Valentine - May 14, 2024
Republican Sam Brown’s assault on teacher unions could backfire

Republican Sam Brown’s assault on teacher unions could backfire

By Jesse Valentine - May 09, 2024
Florida abortion ban puts GOP Rep. Anna Paulina Luna’s anti-choice views in spotlight

Florida abortion ban puts GOP Rep. Anna Paulina Luna’s anti-choice views in spotlight

By Jesse Valentine - May 07, 2024
Trump leaves door open to banning medication abortion nationwide

Trump leaves door open to banning medication abortion nationwide

By Jennifer Shutt, States Newsroom - April 30, 2024
Republican Caroleene Dobson wants Alabama abortion ban to go nationwide

Republican Caroleene Dobson wants Alabama abortion ban to go nationwide

By Jesse Valentine - April 30, 2024
Ohio Gov. DeWine said he didn’t know of millions in FirstEnergy support. Is it plausible?

Ohio Gov. DeWine said he didn’t know of millions in FirstEnergy support. Is it plausible?

By Marty Schladen, Ohio Capital Journal - April 29, 2024
GOP Rep. Zach Nunn suggests laws against hate crime aren’t needed

GOP Rep. Zach Nunn suggests laws against hate crime aren’t needed

By Jesse Valentine - April 15, 2024
GOP Senate candidate Hung Cao blames racial equity for Baltimore bridge tragedy

GOP Senate candidate Hung Cao blames racial equity for Baltimore bridge tragedy

By Jesse Valentine - March 29, 2024
GOP Rep. Jennifer Kiggans donates thousands to far-right extremists

GOP Rep. Jennifer Kiggans donates thousands to far-right extremists

By Jesse Valentine - March 08, 2024
Ohio senate candidate Bernie Moreno: “Absolute pro-life no exceptions.”

Ohio senate candidate Bernie Moreno: “Absolute pro-life no exceptions.”

By Jesse Valentine - March 07, 2024
Anti-China Republicans pocket thousands from Chinese owned conglomerate

Anti-China Republicans pocket thousands from Chinese owned conglomerate

By Jesse Valentine - March 04, 2024
Republican Eric Hovde makes inconsistent statements about family history

Republican Eric Hovde makes inconsistent statements about family history

By Jesse Valentine - February 26, 2024
Republican David McCormick invests millions in website that platforms Holocaust denial

Republican David McCormick invests millions in website that platforms Holocaust denial

By Jesse Valentine - February 09, 2024
Lawmakers will again take up bills expanding, tightening gun laws

Lawmakers will again take up bills expanding, tightening gun laws

By Annmarie Timmins, New Hampshire Bulletin - January 31, 2024
UAW delivers rousing presidential endorsement for Biden over ‘scab’ Trump

UAW delivers rousing presidential endorsement for Biden over ‘scab’ Trump

By Ashley Murray, States Newsroom - January 24, 2024
Republicans Sam Brown and Jeff Gunter sling mud in Nevada senate primary

Republicans Sam Brown and Jeff Gunter sling mud in Nevada senate primary

By Jesse Valentine - January 17, 2024
A Young Texas Woman Almost Died Due To The Texas Abortion Bans – Now She’s Battling To Save Other Women

A Young Texas Woman Almost Died Due To The Texas Abortion Bans – Now She’s Battling To Save Other Women

By Bonnie Fuller - January 10, 2024
Health care legislation preview: Maryland advocates want to focus on access, patients in 2024 session

Health care legislation preview: Maryland advocates want to focus on access, patients in 2024 session

By Danielle J. Brown, Maryland Matters - January 08, 2024
How GOP senate hopefuls try to excuse the  January 6 insurrection

How GOP senate hopefuls try to excuse the  January 6 insurrection

By Jesse Valentine - January 05, 2024
NH lawmakers will be taking up major voting bills this year. Here are some to watch for.

NH lawmakers will be taking up major voting bills this year. Here are some to watch for.

By Ethan DeWitt, New Hampshire Bulletin - January 04, 2024
Republican US Senate candidates want to make Trump’s tax cuts permanent 

Republican US Senate candidates want to make Trump’s tax cuts permanent 

By Jesse Valentine - December 22, 2023
Rand Paul went all in on the Kentucky governor’s race. It didn’t work.

Rand Paul went all in on the Kentucky governor’s race. It didn’t work.

By - December 15, 2023
Texas governor and attorney general do little to curb state’s chemical plant crisis

Texas governor and attorney general do little to curb state’s chemical plant crisis

By Jesse Valentine - December 08, 2023
Likely GOP Senate candidate Eric Hovde proposed tax hike for poorer workers and retirees

Likely GOP Senate candidate Eric Hovde proposed tax hike for poorer workers and retirees

By Jesse Valentine - December 07, 2023
Whitmer signs specific criminal penalties for assaulting health care workers into law

Whitmer signs specific criminal penalties for assaulting health care workers into law

By Anna Liz Nichols, Michigan Advance - December 06, 2023
105 Republicans voted to expel Santos for things Trump has also done

105 Republicans voted to expel Santos for things Trump has also done

By Jesse Valentine - December 05, 2023
For Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, another Trump term is another chance to kill Obamacare

For Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, another Trump term is another chance to kill Obamacare

By Jesse Valentine - December 04, 2023
Florida Sen. Rick Scott backs Donald Trump in revived push to repeal Obamacare

Florida Sen. Rick Scott backs Donald Trump in revived push to repeal Obamacare

By Jesse Valentine - November 30, 2023
Tate Reeves took donations from power company that hiked customer rates

Tate Reeves took donations from power company that hiked customer rates

By Jesse Valentine - November 06, 2023
Daniel Cameron ran on depoliticizing the Kentucky AG’s office. He made it more political.

Daniel Cameron ran on depoliticizing the Kentucky AG’s office. He made it more political.

By Jesse Valentine - November 03, 2023
Republican operatives sound every alarm on current trajectory of 2023 governor’s race

Republican operatives sound every alarm on current trajectory of 2023 governor’s race

By Adam Ganucheau, Mississippi Today - October 24, 2023
Lindsey Graham says GOP intel chair Devin Nunes has “lost his ability to lead”

Lindsey Graham says GOP intel chair Devin Nunes has “lost his ability to lead”

By Tommy Christopher - March 28, 2017
Dem Senator gets town hall standing ovation for fighting Trump’s Supreme Court pick

Dem Senator gets town hall standing ovation for fighting Trump’s Supreme Court pick

By Tommy Christopher - March 28, 2017
Democrats pressure Republicans to improve health care, not sabotage it further

Democrats pressure Republicans to improve health care, not sabotage it further

By Tommy Christopher - March 27, 2017
Morning Joe: Trump’s vindictive statement on health care repeal failure was “gracious”

Morning Joe: Trump’s vindictive statement on health care repeal failure was “gracious”

By Tommy Christopher - March 27, 2017
Trump White House has declared war on Republicans

Trump White House has declared war on Republicans

By Tommy Christopher - March 27, 2017
GOP intel member Trey Gowdy threatens to hide future Trump/Russia hearings from the public

GOP intel member Trey Gowdy threatens to hide future Trump/Russia hearings from the public

By Tommy Christopher - March 26, 2017
Reince Priebus tries to pretend Trump did not just endorse Paul Ryan stepping down

Reince Priebus tries to pretend Trump did not just endorse Paul Ryan stepping down

By Tommy Christopher - March 26, 2017
Flashback: Watch Republicans relentlessly, hypocritically accuse Dems of “ramming through” Obamacare

Flashback: Watch Republicans relentlessly, hypocritically accuse Dems of “ramming through” Obamacare

By Tommy Christopher - March 24, 2017
Joe Scarborough slams Devin Nunes: “Not at the caliber” of an intel chair

Joe Scarborough slams Devin Nunes: “Not at the caliber” of an intel chair

By Tommy Christopher - March 24, 2017
Florida GOP Rep. lies about Medicaid, claims “80,000 more deaths” attributed to it

Florida GOP Rep. lies about Medicaid, claims “80,000 more deaths” attributed to it

By Tommy Christopher - March 23, 2017
White House has no answer for 7 million veterans who stand to lose health care

White House has no answer for 7 million veterans who stand to lose health care

By Tommy Christopher - March 23, 2017
Former Bush ethics lawyer: “FBI uncovering evidence of treason”

Former Bush ethics lawyer: “FBI uncovering evidence of treason”

By Tommy Christopher - March 23, 2017
“Art of the Deal” Fail: Republican “no” votes double as Trump tries to sell repeal plan

“Art of the Deal” Fail: Republican “no” votes double as Trump tries to sell repeal plan

By Tommy Christopher - March 22, 2017
Watch: Sean Spicer literally can’t say no foreign agents are working in White House

Watch: Sean Spicer literally can’t say no foreign agents are working in White House

By Tommy Christopher - March 22, 2017
Dem Senator destroys Gorsuch over disabled-child opinion SCOTUS just unanimously rejected

Dem Senator destroys Gorsuch over disabled-child opinion SCOTUS just unanimously rejected

By Tommy Christopher - March 22, 2017
Rapists enabled by Trump admin’s demonization of immigrants

Rapists enabled by Trump admin’s demonization of immigrants

By Tommy Christopher - March 22, 2017
CBO: Republican repeal plan is literally worse than no plan at all

CBO: Republican repeal plan is literally worse than no plan at all

By Tommy Christopher - March 22, 2017
Lie of the day: Republican Rules Committee Chair says “Nobody will lose their coverage”

Lie of the day: Republican Rules Committee Chair says “Nobody will lose their coverage”

By Tommy Christopher - March 22, 2017
Lindsey Graham threatens Trump with impeachment at Gorsuch hearing

Lindsey Graham threatens Trump with impeachment at Gorsuch hearing

By Tommy Christopher - March 21, 2017
MSNBC and CNN finally ignore a live Trump rally

MSNBC and CNN finally ignore a live Trump rally

By Tommy Christopher - March 21, 2017
One GOP senator finally says Trump should apologize to Obama, another short circuits

One GOP senator finally says Trump should apologize to Obama, another short circuits

By Tommy Christopher - March 21, 2017
Trump Health Secretary wants to target “moms and kids” on Medicaid for “savings”

Trump Health Secretary wants to target “moms and kids” on Medicaid for “savings”

By Tommy Christopher - March 20, 2017
Democrat shames Republicans: Trump/Russia probe “is about patriotism”

Democrat shames Republicans: Trump/Russia probe “is about patriotism”

By Tommy Christopher - March 20, 2017
Top intel Dem exposes corroboration of damning dossier on Trump and Russia

Top intel Dem exposes corroboration of damning dossier on Trump and Russia

By Tommy Christopher - March 20, 2017
While proposing cruel budget cuts, Trump breaks promise not to take vacations

While proposing cruel budget cuts, Trump breaks promise not to take vacations

By Tommy Christopher - March 19, 2017
Top intel Dem: “circumstantial evidence of collusion” and direct evidence “of deception” on Russia

Top intel Dem: “circumstantial evidence of collusion” and direct evidence “of deception” on Russia

By Tommy Christopher - March 19, 2017
Wait, what? House intel chair says no one at White House under surveillance “but one”

Wait, what? House intel chair says no one at White House under surveillance “but one”

By Tommy Christopher - March 19, 2017
Iowa tourism complaints skyrocket after Steve King’s racist tweet

Iowa tourism complaints skyrocket after Steve King’s racist tweet

By Tommy Christopher - March 18, 2017
Daughter of cancer patient: Gorsuch ruled against my mom and “didn’t think about…our family”

Daughter of cancer patient: Gorsuch ruled against my mom and “didn’t think about…our family”

By Tommy Christopher - March 18, 2017
White House press shamefully laughs at reporter’s courageous defiance

White House press shamefully laughs at reporter’s courageous defiance

By Tommy Christopher - March 17, 2017
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