Caitlin MacNeal

Caitlin MacNeal is a News Writer based in Washington, D.C. Before joining TPM, Caitlin interned and wrote for the Huffington Post, the Sunlight Foundation and Slate. She is a graduate of Georgetown University.

Articles by Caitlin

This year was an embarrassment of riches when it came to scandals, so we had to make some tough calls when we selected this year’s Golden Dukes Nominees.

Yet our trusty readers submitted a few nominees that we would be remiss to ignore entirely. They remembered scandals that escaped our memories and brought to our attention local stories we had not yet read about.

And so, below are a few runners-up for the nomination from readers that we did not manage to include in our list of nominees:

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After Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York announced that prosecutors had previously reached an agreement not to prosecute the National Enquirer’s parent company over its payment to kill Karen McDougal’s story about her alleged affair with President Trump.

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