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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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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
The GOP tried to destroy health care — and voters punished them for it

The GOP tried to destroy health care — and voters punished them for it

By Tommy Christopher - November 09, 2018
Fox News legal analyst: Trump attorney general pick violates the law

Fox News legal analyst: Trump attorney general pick violates the law

By Tommy Christopher - November 08, 2018
Sen. Tim Kaine easily beats neo-Confederate Trump endorsed in Virginia

Sen. Tim Kaine easily beats neo-Confederate Trump endorsed in Virginia

By Tommy Christopher - November 06, 2018
Trump approved the attack on health care he claims he didn’t know about

Trump approved the attack on health care he claims he didn’t know about

By Tommy Christopher - November 05, 2018
Watch GOP Senate nominee lie shamelessly about pre-existing conditions

Watch GOP Senate nominee lie shamelessly about pre-existing conditions

By Tommy Christopher - November 04, 2018
Fox host busts Conway: Whatever happened to Trump’s made-up tax cut?

Fox host busts Conway: Whatever happened to Trump’s made-up tax cut?

By Tommy Christopher - November 04, 2018
CNN anchor humiliates GOP chair over Trump’s racist ad

CNN anchor humiliates GOP chair over Trump’s racist ad

By Tommy Christopher - November 04, 2018
Local editorial slams GOP congressman for refusing to stand up to Trump

Local editorial slams GOP congressman for refusing to stand up to Trump

By Tommy Christopher - November 02, 2018
Trump adviser complains about minimum wage after giveaway to the rich

Trump adviser complains about minimum wage after giveaway to the rich

By Tommy Christopher - November 02, 2018
Devin Nunes slammed as ‘a sycophantic toady for Donald Trump’

Devin Nunes slammed as ‘a sycophantic toady for Donald Trump’

By Tommy Christopher - November 01, 2018
GOP congressman won’t stop lying about pre-existing conditions

GOP congressman won’t stop lying about pre-existing conditions

By Tommy Christopher - October 31, 2018
Devin Nunes calls media ‘biggest problem in US’ after attempted bombing

Devin Nunes calls media ‘biggest problem in US’ after attempted bombing

By Tommy Christopher - October 31, 2018
Trump official says Confederate general helped form ‘more perfect union’

Trump official says Confederate general helped form ‘more perfect union’

By Tommy Christopher - October 31, 2018
Even Fox hosts want Trump to stop calling press ‘enemy of the people’

Even Fox hosts want Trump to stop calling press ‘enemy of the people’

By Tommy Christopher - October 30, 2018
Congressman uses racism to defend vote against protecting abuse victims

Congressman uses racism to defend vote against protecting abuse victims

By Tommy Christopher - October 30, 2018
‘Trump lackey’ Devin Nunes blasted by Luke Skywalker himself

‘Trump lackey’ Devin Nunes blasted by Luke Skywalker himself

By Tommy Christopher - October 29, 2018
Now Trump wants to ban refugees who are fleeing violence

Now Trump wants to ban refugees who are fleeing violence

By Tommy Christopher - October 29, 2018
Trump attacks pipe bomb recipient after a week of terrorist violence

Trump attacks pipe bomb recipient after a week of terrorist violence

By Tommy Christopher - October 28, 2018
Congressman slams Trump and GOP for feeding ‘ancient hatred’ of Jews

Congressman slams Trump and GOP for feeding ‘ancient hatred’ of Jews

By Tommy Christopher - October 28, 2018
Fox host grills Trump chief: How do women and babies ‘threaten national security’?

Fox host grills Trump chief: How do women and babies ‘threaten national security’?

By Tommy Christopher - October 28, 2018
GOP congressman: ‘I do stand behind’ racist ad smearing my challenger

GOP congressman: ‘I do stand behind’ racist ad smearing my challenger

By Tommy Christopher - October 26, 2018
Constituent rips Nunes for spending ‘absolute fortune’ attacking press

Constituent rips Nunes for spending ‘absolute fortune’ attacking press

By Tommy Christopher - October 26, 2018
Sarah Sanders falsely claims Trump ‘has condemned violence in all forms’

Sarah Sanders falsely claims Trump ‘has condemned violence in all forms’

By Tommy Christopher - October 25, 2018
Devin Nunes flees constituents who tried to talk to him at coffee shop

Devin Nunes flees constituents who tried to talk to him at coffee shop

By Tommy Christopher - October 25, 2018
Trump attacks media at rally hours after attempted bombing at CNN

Trump attacks media at rally hours after attempted bombing at CNN

By Tommy Christopher - October 24, 2018
Vulnerable GOP congressman blasted for ‘ridiculous’ health care lies

Vulnerable GOP congressman blasted for ‘ridiculous’ health care lies

By Tommy Christopher - October 24, 2018
Trump’s top targets receive bombs and suddenly he won’t say their names

Trump’s top targets receive bombs and suddenly he won’t say their names

By Tommy Christopher - October 24, 2018
CNN targeted by bomb 2 days after Trump attacks CNN to chanting mob

CNN targeted by bomb 2 days after Trump attacks CNN to chanting mob

By Tommy Christopher - October 24, 2018
Constituent slams Devin Nunes for charging $2,700 to meet with him

Constituent slams Devin Nunes for charging $2,700 to meet with him

By Tommy Christopher - October 23, 2018
Watch Trump admit he has ‘no proof of anything’

Watch Trump admit he has ‘no proof of anything’

By Tommy Christopher - October 23, 2018
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