Cristina Cabrera

Cristina Cabrera is a newswriter at TPM based in New York. She previously worked for Vocativ, USA Today and New York 1 News. She received her B.A at NYU. You can reach her at

Articles by Cristina

A stone-faced House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) ripped up President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech, sparking an uproar among the President’s allies, who suddenly take the rules of propriety very seriously.

“Have you no sense of decency, madam?” Trump’s posse cried out.

Despite the fact that Trump has hurled racist invectives at non-white members of Congress and mocked victims of sexual assault, his conservative buddies are clutching their pearls over Pelosi’s gesture and demanding her censure.

All in good faith, of course!

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The disaster still unfolding in Iowa’s Democratic caucuses has sown doubt among Democrats and political commentators as to whether Iowa and its antiquated caucus nomination process ought to cast the first vote in the presidential primary race.

Now Iowa Republicans find themselves on the defensive over the state’s “first-in-the-nation” status as their Democratic counterparts work through a malfunctioning vote tallying app to finally determine the caucus winner.

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