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

6h ago

Rep. Mo Brooks uses audio from Congressional Baseball Game shooting in political ad

A spokesman for Rep. Steve Scalise — who was critically wounded in the shooting — said the ad is inappropriate.

6h ago

Jared Kushner makes rare public statement to say he didn’t collude with Russia

At points, it sounded like Kushner was announcing his resignation — though that resignation announcement never came.
8h ago

Scaramucci said he wants to let Trump be Trump. Here’s what that looks like 72 hours in.

Letting Trump be Trump is not going to help Republicans pass their major agenda items, and that reality has many in the GOP in a state of despair.
July 24, 2017

The health care vote is less than 48 hours away and Republicans don’t know what they’re voting on

One Senate Democrat said it's "bananas" that Republicans are planning a vote but have no idea what will be voted on.
July 22, 2017

Sean Spicer said he resigned to avoid having “too many cooks in the kitchen”

Sean Spicer said he wanted to give new communications director Anthony Scaramucci a "clean slate."
July 22, 2017

Minneapolis police chief resigns after fatal shooting of Australian woman

Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau announced in a Facebook post that she is stepping aside.

July 21, 2017

Report: Jeff Sessions talked about matters related to the Trump campaign with Russian ambassador

Intercepted conversations suggest Sessions may have spoken about campaign-related issues, despite denying that was the case.
July 21, 2017

Obamacare repeal bill dealt yet another possibly fatal blow by Senate parliamentarian

Republicans will need to find 60 votes in support of their Obamacare repeal bill, or else strip it of abortion restrictions and a provision that defunds Planned Parenthood.
July 21, 2017

Sarah Huckabee Sanders named White House press secretary after Sean Spicer’s resignation

The shakeup in the White House press shop comes just six months and a day since Donald Trump was sworn in.
July 20, 2017

After 6 months, Donald Trump hasn’t passed any of the 10 major bills he promised

Six months in, Trump has laid a goose egg on major legislative achievements.
July 20, 2017

CBO Score: Revised version of Senate health care plan would still lead to 22 million more uninsured

The underlying problems with Senate Republicans' health care plan are unchanged with the latest revisions.

July 20, 2017

Report: Robert Mueller is broadening Russia investigation to include Trump’s business transactions

The news comes a day after President Donald Trump said an expansion of Mueller's investigation would be a "violation."
July 20, 2017

Jeff Sessions: “I plan to continue” as attorney general

Sessions said he has no intention to resign, despite President Donald Trump's frustrations with him.
July 20, 2017

Sen. John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

A surgery to remove a blood clot from above his left eye revealed a malignant brain tumor called a glioblastoma.
July 19, 2017

Kris Kobach says “we may never know” if Hillary Clinton won the popular vote. (We do; she did.)

Kobach is trying to sow doubt in the 2016 election results, without any evidence to back up his claims.
July 19, 2017

Trump to GOP sens. who defected from health care bill: They “might not be [here] very much longer!”

Donald Trump seemingly threatened the political futures of Senate Republicans who did not support the Obamacare repeal bill.

July 19, 2017

Supreme Court expands definition of “close familial relationship” in latest blow to travel ban

Most relatives of people living in the U.S. from the six majority-Muslim countries blocked by Trump's travel ban can now enter the country.
July 19, 2017

New report says Trump is trying to sabotage Obamacare. Here’s why that would be disastrous.

Trump thinks he won't be blamed for taking actionable steps to defund Obamacare, which would cause costs to rise for millions of Americans.
July 19, 2017

Majority of voters want Democratic control of Congress in 2018 to serve as check on Donald Trump

If Democrats take control of even one chamber in Congress, President Donald Trump's agenda is all but toast.
July 18, 2017

GOP plan to repeal Obamacare without a replacement is dead

The plan lacks support less than 24 hours after Republicans announced plans to vote on it.