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

Trump Made The Ultimate Freudian Slip

Much of the fun of watching presidential debates emerges when a candidate is forced to come up with response on the fly that reveals, perhaps, a Freudian slip. During the final showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Wednesday, voters we…
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

How Late Can You Register To Vote?

The 2016 election cycle has been a doozy for citizens across the United States. With the level of theatricality Americans have witnessed over recent months, it could very well slip your mind that there is actual an end in sight on November 8. Just as…
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 candidates. From a debate start that lacked a handshak…
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 members of the Kaine and Pence families in the audience.…
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Trump Was Proud He Didn't Bring Up Bill Clinton

Every presidential candidate has his or her more memorable highlights from all the speeches and appearances made on the campaign trail. With a televised presidential debate that received weeks of hype and was designated by the campaigns and media ali…
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Why Isn't Tim Kaine Attending The First Debate?

With the dust from a tit for tat over Hillary Clinton's and Donald Trump's presidential debate guest list having just settled, who viewers might find in the VIP section at Monday night's debate only became clearer in the hours leading up to the showd…
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

When Does The iPhone 7 Come Out?

For Apple product lovers around the world, something akin to a mixture of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Eid, and Diwali arrived on Monday with the tech company's latest unveiling event. Every time Tim Cook spills the deets on what's about to be relea…
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" tour on Friday with a stand-alone event in Milwaukee…
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 show's premiere, a retired police officer handed a k…
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 office. Despite calls from Republican members of Congre…
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Merrick Garland Could Be Obama's SCOTUS Pick

The prospective nominees for the open seat on the Supreme Court just keep on coming. And with GOP members in Congress vowing to block any potential appointment suggested by Obama, it's not unwise for the president to consider every person worthy of m…
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 losing (pretty badly) to Donald Trump in his home stat…
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 elections in states like Florida, Ohio, and Illinois, you…
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 indignation. And the only thing preventing total chaos…
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, Drumpf. Oliver created a Donald J. Drumpf website,…
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Is The Ohio Primary Winner Take All?

Super Tuesday and its not-as-important sibling Super Tuesday 2 have come and gone, but the several primary elections scheduled to take place on March 15 could very well be the most consequential of them all for several candidates still in the running…
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. Trump, however, has taken the criticisms in stri…
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

The 21 Biggest Lies Donald Trump Has Ever Told

While Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has undoubtedly been dominating his party's primary elections, it's still a bit early for Americans to prepare themselves for four years of Donald Trump making State Of The Union addresses just yet…
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Clinton Won This Many Delegates On Super Tuesday 2

Using the simplest of terms, you could say that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton won one and she lost one on Super Tuesday 2. Laying out the results state by state doesn't always provide the best insight into the presidential hopeful…
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Why The Michigan Winner Really Needed The State

Super Tuesday may have touted a high number of states with voters heading to the polls, but what Super Tuesday 2 lacked in the number of elections it made up for in anxiety about its results. Even a couple of hours after the last polls closed, with t…
By Claire Elizabeth Felter