Emily C. Singer
Emily C. Singer

Emily C. Singer, née Cahn, is a senior writer for Mic covering politics. She is based in New York and can be reached at esinger@mic.com

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Kellyanne Conway says vote for Roy Moore. She once said “no Senate seat is worth more than a child.”

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is changing her position on accused child molester Roy Moore and is now trying to rationalize a call for Republicans to vote for him.

5h ago

Leigh Corfman, who accused Roy Moore of molesting her as a child, says a “weight has been lifted”

"I’ve voted as a Republican for years and years and years. But this isn’t political for me. This is personal. It’s very close to my heart.”
Nov. 17, 2017

A Democratic “wave” election is brewing, top election analysts say

“If it wasn’t already clear, last Tuesday’s election results confirmed a political atmosphere that would seriously endanger the House GOP’s majority in 2018."
Nov. 17, 2017

Trump’s attack on Franken ends up reminding country of his “grab them by the pussy” tape

Trump’s attack on Franken had the unintended consequence of reminding the country of his own sexual harassment allegations as well as the infamous 'Access Hollywood' tape.
Nov. 16, 2017

White House: Trump finds Moore allegations “troubling” but says it’s up to Alabama voters

“The president believes that these allegations are very troubling and should be taken seriously, and he thinks that the people of Alabama should make the decision on who their next senator should be."
Nov. 16, 2017

House Republicans pass tax reform bill and cross fingers the Senate acts

The bill passed 227 to 205, with 13 Republicans voting against the legislation.

Nov. 16, 2017

Franken apologizes after being accused of sexual harassment, says he welcomes ethics investigation

“I don’t know what was in my head when I took that picture, and it doesn’t matter,” Franken said. “There’s no excuse. I look at it now and I feel completely disgusted with myself.”
Nov. 16, 2017

Tax Reform: This is the one big problem with the Republican tax “postcard” plan

Tax plan confusion? While House Republicans promise their "postcard" will make filing easier, it could easily make it harder. Here's why.
Nov. 16, 2017

Al Franken accused of sexual harassment and assault

Los Angeles radio personality Leeann Tweeden said Franken kissed and groped her without her consent in 2006.
Nov. 16, 2017

Republican lawmaker: Tax reform “could lose all the seats in the Northeast” for the GOP

The Republican tax plan is unpopular among the electorate, and at least one Republican lawmaker is sounding the alarm.
Nov. 15, 2017

GOP waives a House rule that makes it harder to raise taxes — because their tax plan raises taxes

The House rule was created by Republicans in 1995 to make it harder to raise taxes. Republicans want to waive that rule, which could stymie their tax plan.

Nov. 14, 2017

GOP will try to tack Obamacare repeal to tax reform, which would cause millions to lose health care

Insurance premiums would skyrocket, and millions more would go uninsured. But repealing a key tenet of Obamacare would pay for some of the GOP's tax cuts.
Nov. 14, 2017

Republican tax bill could slash $25 billion from Medicare, CBO says

Cutting Medicare, the popular social insurance program that provides health care to seniors, is the third rail of politics.
Nov. 14, 2017

Sessions says there isn’t enough evidence for special counsel to investigate Clinton

“At this point there is not enough evidence to appoint a special counsel” to investigate Hillary Clinton, Jeff Sessions said.
Nov. 14, 2017

Jeff Sessions says he now remembers meeting with George Papadopoulos

Sessions blamed his initial lack of recollection on the "chaos" of the Trump campaign.
Nov. 13, 2017

Donald Trump’s Asia trip was a total disaster

From taking Russian President Vladimir Putin's side to lobbing insults at an unpredictable North Korean leader with nuclear capability, Trump's Asia trip veered from crisis to crisis.

Nov. 13, 2017

Trump nominates Alex Azar, a former pharmecutical executive, as HHS secretary

Trump chose a former drug company executive, despite past tough talk against drug companies.
Nov. 13, 2017

Trump laughs as murderous Filipino leader Duterte shuts down reporters’ questions about human rights

Trump laughed as Duterte called reporters "spies" for trying to ask about his human rights record. It's still unclear whether Trump and Duterte spoke about human rights.
Nov. 10, 2017

Roy Moore loses lead in Alabama Senate race after woman alleges he sexually molested her as a teen

Moore is tied with Democratic nominee Doug Jones in a poll taken after child molestation accusation were levied against Moore.
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Nov. 10, 2017

Fake news troll Jack Posobiec doxxes woman who accused Republican Roy Moore of child abuse

Posobiec tweeted a photo of Leigh Corfman purportedly at her last known place of employment — a move some say is an effort to open Corfman up to harassment and possibly put her in danger.