Claire Elizabeth Felter
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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.

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…
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…
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…
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Is Mike Pence Attending The Second Debate?

Over the course of a single weekend, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has watched supporters and surrogates from his side of the aisle broadening their distances from the Donald after the Washington Post revealed on Friday a recording…
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 and witty slights to set free in the aftermath of…
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Kaine Mentions A Virginia Tech Shooting Victim

During Tuesday's Vice Presidential debate between candidates Virginia senator Tim Kaine and Indiana governor Mike Pence, the conversation turned to the heated national debate over gun violence and control over gun ownership. Hillary Clinton's…
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…
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…
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 at the Hofstra University podiums: Trump's nose…
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…
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…
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…
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…
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

Who Is The American Student Detained In N. Korea?

Washington has been keeping a particularly close eye on North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-un since the country carried out its fourth nuclear detonation test in recent years this January — not that the United States isn't normally wary of the…
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 finding themselves equally busy in past months, ever…
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…
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 right" for her. That's sort of like what Apple…
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 campaign as well as his profiteering. Little did…
By Claire Elizabeth Felter

People Are Frightened By Trump's Victory

The Donald did it again. The leading GOP presidential candidate saw more than a few victories for his campaign on March 15's third round of Super Tuesdays. With just over half the delegate votes required to win the party nomination, the billionaire…
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…
By Claire Elizabeth Felter