Claire Elizabeth Felter
http://www.clairefelter.com
Claire is a News Writer at Bustle. She previously traveled to Tanzania as a fellow for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and wrote science stories for the Christian Science Monitor. She grew up in suburban New Jersey, called Boston her home for six years, and is now based in Minneapolis. Her dream itinerary includes a playdate with elephants, a meal with Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond, and a really good pedicure.

Latest Articles

The 21 Biggest Lies Donald Trump Has Ever Told

By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Trump Made The Ultimate Freudian Slip

Much of the fun of watching presidential debates emerges when candidates are forced to come up with responses on the fly that reveals, perhaps, a Freudian slip. During the final showdown between Hilla...
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Donald Trump's Jail Line Proves He's A Despot

If American viewers found the first presidential debate to be tense, there may be no word available to describe the levels of friction and hostility present at the second showdown between the two cand...
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Huckabee's Tim Kaine Burn Will Make You Hungry

Regardless of whether or not presidential and vice presidential candidates can keep audiences engaged as they are watching from home, viewers can always count on surrogates to whip up fresh comebacks ...
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Kaine Mentions A Virginia Tech Shooting Victim

Who was the Virginia Tech shooting victim Tim Kaine referred to during the debate? The late professor was a survivor of the Holocaust. More to come...
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Tim Kaine's Son Nat Is Deployed

With the two vice presidential nominees scheduled to duke it out formal-debate style at Longwood University in Virginia on Tuesday evening, viewers at home will almost certainly be able to spot member...
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

The Best #TrumpSniffle Memes & Tweets

While Americans across the country waited eagerly for weeks to finally see presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton alone on stage, what viewers received was an unexpected third guest ...
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Kathleen Zellner Has Big Goals For Avery

Avid followers of Making A Murderer will soon be hearing extensively from the former lawyers of Steven Avery, Dean Strang and Jerry Buting, who will be kicking off their "A Conversation on Justice" to...
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Marcia Clark Appeared On Ellen DeGeneres' Show

Since the launch of the FX original series American Crime Story: The People vs. O.J. Simpson, skeletons of the former NFL player's murder trial have been spilling out of the closet. Weeks after the sh...
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

The Meaningful Way 'MaM' Lawyers Are Marking Today

Dean Strang and Jeremy Buting had a lot on their plates when they went to court nearly a decade ago to try to prove Steven Avery's innocence in the murder of a Wisconsin woman. The two have been findi...
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Why Women Should Worry About Garland's Nomination

Following the passing of Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia in mid-February, President Obama vowed to put forth a nomination for the high court's newest justice while he was still in offic...
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

What The SE In The New iPhone Stands For

Remember the story of Goldilocks and those three bears? The young gal took a day to basically mooch off all the bear family's belongings, but wasn't satisfied with anything unless its size was "just r...
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Will The Donald Drumpf Hats Be Restocked?

When billionaire businessman Donald Trump declared his candidacy for president, it was no surprise to Americans that baseball caps displaying his "Make America Great Again" slogan became part of his c...
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Lynn Garland Knows The Legal System's Ins & Outs

Being considered for an available seat on the Supreme Court is no small thing, particularly when the opening comes following the death of a high court justice who sat on the bench for three decades. F...
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Here Are Marco Rubio's Final Words Of 2016

Politicians aren't known for steadfastly keeping their promises. But it may be even less common for citizens to feel sad for a politician who failed to keep his word, instead of hurt by it. After losi...
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Bernie's Tweet About Repro Rights Was On Point

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has a few things to keep his eye on this March 15. With the future of his campaign heavily depending upon the results of Mega Tuesday's primary electio...
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

How To Score A March Madness Bracket

In the two weeks when 64 NCAA Division I men's basketball teams dwindle down to just two, March Madness pool partakers will go from "it's all fun and games" to brand new levels of desperation and indi...
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

The March Madness Schedule Is Insane

You would think the excitement and chaos of a leaked NCAA tournament bracket would be enough for any person to handle. Halfway through CBS's two-hour Selection Sunday televised event, an image of the ...
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Jay Z Was All About The Donald Drumpf Hats

TV host John Oliver's recently requested that both his viewers and the American public at large campaign against GOP candidate Donald Trump's bid for president by bringing back his ancestral surname, ...
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

How Did Justin Trudeau And Sophie Grégoire Meet?

There aren't many who can compete with the near-perfect pairing that is President Barack Obama and FLOTUS Michelle Obama. There also aren't many activities that beat out daydreaming about the couple's...
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Whatever Happened To 'Trump' Magazine?

The opponents of Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump have, in recent weeks, quite ferociously been digging up the billionaire's past business ventures in efforts to discredit the front-runner...
By Claire Elizabeth Felter