Angela Chen
Angela is a freelance journalist in Los Angeles. She's fluent in Mandarin, loves The Simpsons, and could eat burritos for every meal.

Democrats Are Now Expected To Take Over Control Of The House

All 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives were up for election on Tuesday, and who controls the House now after the 2018 midterms will determine whether or not the next two years on Capitol Hill will be roughly the same as the last two. It…
By Angela Chen

Here's How Donald & Melania Trump Are Spending This Election Night

After a whirlwind of campaign stops around the nation for Republican candidates, the First Family will be back home on the night of the midterm election as results trickle in. Donald and Melania Trump's 2018 midterms watch plan is like most…
By Angela Chen

Stacey Abrams Was Gifted Flowers On Election Day Along With One Unforgettable Message

Political hopefuls aren't usually surprised with large bouquets of roses until after they've won their race, but on Tuesday, one candidate received a handful well before the end of the night. Stacey Abrams was gifted flowers on Election Day,…
By Angela Chen

China Granted Ivanka A Trademark On Voting Machines — Here's What That Actually Means

When the president's daughter announced that her eponymous brand was closing earlier this summer, she cited her government duties and responsibilities as the reasons. But, according to CREW, a Washington watchdog nonprofit organization, an Ivanka…
By Angela Chen

Kellyanne Conway Switched Up Her Twitter Bio To Send A Harsh Message Before Midterms

A Twitter bio can say a lot about a person. After all, it's the super limited, often carefully-crafted info that the Twitter user reveals for all visitors to know. Recently, a well-known Trump counselor changed her subheader, and the edit focuses on…
By Angela Chen

The One Reason California's Midterm Results Could Take The Longest To Trickle In

Politicians and celebrities have called the 2018 midterm elections one of the most important decisions in our lifetime. But even as early voting numbers shatter records leading up to Nov. 6, America may not know whether Republicans maintain their…
By Angela Chen

Michelle Obama's Earliest Memory About Voting Will Motivate You To Get To The Polls

Ahead of the upcoming midterm elections, a former first lady is making the rounds and rallying the public — no matter what political persuasion — to vote. During an interview with BET's Angela Rye, Michelle Obama revealed her earliest voting memory…
By Angela Chen

Kirstjen Nielsen Has A Blunt Message As The Migrant Caravan Approaches The Border

For the past week, the president has raised the alarm on a caravan of Central American migrants headed toward the United States. Trump has tweeted that his administration would not be letting "people into the United States illegally." And on Sunday,…
By Angela Chen

These Jewish Leaders Say Trump Isn't Welcome In Pittsburgh Until He Does This

The deadly mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday has renewed debate over Trump's failure to more strongly condemn white nationalists. And this isn't the first time. The white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last year…
By Angela Chen

How The Road To U.S. Citizenship Has Gotten Much Longer Under Trump

Immigrants hoping to become U.S. citizens have usually had to wait around six months for their applications to go through the Department of Homeland Security. But, according to a recent Associated Press report, how long U.S. citizenship applications…
By Angela Chen

Trump's Friend Circle Includes Some People You've Probably Never Heard Of Before

The president likes to talk about his popularity. He talks about it often, and if the public is quick to forget, he's quicker to remind them on social media. And President Trump's popularity talk is often punctuated by his loose references to his…
By Angela Chen

Ivanka Trump's Latest Tweet About Jared Kushner Shows How Proud She Is Of Him

The world is continually fascinated by the relationship between President Trump and the first lady, Melania, but the same fascination holds for another White House couple as well. The president's daughter and son-in-law seem to have the closest…
By Angela Chen

Here's What Jared Kushner Might've Meant When He Called Trump A "Black Swan"

For a good chunk of America, the term "black swan" conjures up flashes of bloody ballet slippers and Natalie Portman's smoky eye look. But aside from referring to the 2010 award-winner's role, the term also means something else. At CNN's CITIZEN…
By Angela Chen

This Senator Is Getting Sued For What He Apparently Did To A Student's Phone

His camp has called the case "frivolous" and a waste of the court's time, but nonetheless, it's one more thing to add to his plate as the midterm elections approach. Republican lawmaker David Perdue is getting sued after the senator supposedly…
By Angela Chen

Prince Harry Just Revealed He Wants A Baby Girl & The Moment Will Melt Your Heart

Fans likely won't know whether the next royal baby is a boy or girl until it actually gets here, but the world does know that Prince Harry has a preference. Fans posted a video of Prince Harry saying he's hoping for a baby girl with Meghan Markle…
By Angela Chen

These "Won't Be Erased" Tweets Push Back On Trump's Supposed Plan To Redefine Gender

When President Obama was in office, his administration eased the legal language on the definition of gender for federal programs. This language recognized gender mostly as a person's choice rather than the sex assigned at birth. But Trump could…
By Angela Chen

This Was By Far The Most Eyebrow-Raising Moment From Trump's Fox Business Interview

After a tough interview with 60 Minutes' Lesley Stahl on Sunday, the president made another media stop with a different network. President Trump spoke about a range of issues, from the missing Saudi journalist to Vladimir Putin. But one remark about…
By Angela Chen

3 Ways Hillary Clinton Suggests You Can Help Make A Difference Before Midterms

The upcoming midterm elections have captivated the nation — perhaps like no other November race has in the past. Both sides of the political aisle are urging their base to get out and vote, and on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton's 2018 midterms tweet did…
By Angela Chen

Trump's Attacks On The Media Could Come Back To Bite Him In Court Now

President Donald Trump has called the free press a number of things during his short career in politics: disgusting, the enemy of the people, and the phrase heard 'round the world, fake news. He has even characterized journalists as "horrible,…
By Angela Chen

This 'Handmaid's Tale' Actress Announced Her Baby's Birth With The Sweetest Message

She may play a strict matriarch whose world revolves around her inability to bear children, but in real life, nothing could be further from the truth. The Handmaid's Tale's Yvonne Strahovski gave birth to a baby boy, E! News reported, and on Monday…
By Angela Chen