Erin Delmore
Senior Political Correspondent
Latest Articles

How Officials Could Still Separate Migrant Families — Even After Trump's Order

President Trump has insisted for weeks that only Congress could act to stop the practice of removing immigrant children from their families at the U.S. border. But he issued an executive order to address the subject Thursday that doesn't actually req…
By Erin Delmore

The Answer To Who “Won” The North Korea Summit Is Way More Complicated Than You Think

President Donald Trump took a gamble when he agreed to meet Kim Jong Un during the North Korea summit in Singapore on Tuesday. The two leaders had spent the winter trading insults and threatening military strikes, but then stunned the world by agreei…
By Erin Delmore

Don't Be A Blowhard, Be Charming As Hell & 6 Other Expert Tips For Trump's North Korea Summit

Donald Trump is getting ready to make history as the first-ever American president to meet with the leader of North Korea, and he's showing confidence ahead of the Tuesday morning sit-down in Singapore. But experts warn that negotiations with North K…
By Erin Delmore

Gabby Giffords Has A New Plan To Fight Gun Violence — And It’s All About You

Most of the students meeting with Gabby Giffords were only five years old when she was elected to national office, and only nine years old when she was injured, but their awe of the former congresswoman is apparent. When she speaks to them — a rehear…
By Erin Delmore

Kirsten Gillibrand's Sexual Harassment Bill Is Back & She Says It's Now Or Never

On Thursday, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's, D-NY, sexual harassment bill returned to the spotlight when the Senator moved to force a vote to overhaul the way complaints are dealt with on Capitol Hill. It has been 100 days since the House of Representa…
By Erin Delmore

The Senate's Harassment Bill Has Completely Stalled — And Advocates Say Time's Running Out

Thursday marks 100 days since the House of Representatives unanimously passed a bipartisan bill to change the way sexual harassment complaints are dealt with on Capitol Hill. But a Senate sexual harassment bill that Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introdu…
By Erin Delmore

Trump's Foreign Policy Team Is Mostly White Men — Here's How That Hurts Him

President Donald Trump is upending the international status quo. From his decision to scrap the Iran nuclear deal, to his upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, to the violence that accompanied the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusa…
By Erin Delmore

Gina Haspel Could Be The CIA's First Woman Director. Feminists Say That's Far From A Win.

If career clandestine officer Gina Haspel can clear a Senate confirmation hearing process that begins Wednesday, she will become the first-ever woman to lead the Central Intelligence Agency. But while President Trump and his administration officials …
By Erin Delmore

Teens Are Marching & Walking Out Against The NRA — But Will They Show Up To Vote?

When high school students took to the stage during last month's March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C., their signature chant, "vote them out," echoed across the National Mall — and throughout some 800 sister marches around the country. It marked th…
By Erin Delmore

Hope Hicks Has Been Loyal To Trump, But How Long Will That Last?

Although former Communications Director Hope Hicks has officially left the White House, the spotlight that has surrounded the 29-year-old member of Trump's inner circle is unlikely to dim. As the president's most trusted adviser and closest confidant…
By Erin Delmore

Meet The Woman Who's Organizing Students To Fight For Themselves

As thousands of students get ready to storm the nation's capital to demand stricter gun laws, there's another group working behind the scenes to make Saturday's March For Our Lives happen. The Women's March organizers, famous for their January rallie…
By Erin Delmore

Why Christiane Amanpour's New NSFW Show Is Like Nothing You've Ever Seen Before

CNN journalist Christiane Amanpour's new show takes her network's motto — "Go there" — to a whole new level. The groundbreaking television correspondent, who became famous for her war reporting, is investigating a different kind of story. Amanpour is…
By Erin Delmore

It's National School Walkout Day & This Fight For Gun Control Has Only Just Begun

In the months after a gunman opened fire at a high school in Parkland, Florida, the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas have refused to quiet their calls for gun control. Now, their activism is galvanizing support among students across the country —…
By Erin Delmore

Chelsea Clinton Gets Real About Twitter Trolls & What REALLY Infuriates Her About Trump

Before you read the first word on the first page of Chelsea Clinton's new book, you already know one thing: Strong women have always been a big part of her life. There's her mother, Hillary Rodham Clinton, who was the first woman to run for president…
By Erin Delmore

National School Walkout Day’s Teenage Leader Knows Exactly How To Fight Gun Violence

When a mass shooting at Columbine High School rocked the country in 1999, Lane Murdock was still years away from being born. Now, at 15 years old, Murdock is springing to action alongside thousands of other high school students to mark the upcoming 1…
By Erin Delmore

The Unexpected Reason Dreamers Could Be Shut Out Of College If DACA Ends

Larissa Martinez jolted the nation when she revealed that she is undocumented during her 2016 high school valedictorian speech. Her words spread like wildfire across social media and newscasts during the lead-up to the 2016 presidential election, at …
By Erin Delmore

Here's What Joe Kennedy Has To Say To Critics Hitting His Family (& His Chapstick)

Everyone seemed to have an opinion when the Democratic Party asked Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) to deliver the official response to President Trump's State of the Union address on Tuesday night. To some, Kennedy — a 37-year-old former prosecutor with …
By Erin Delmore

Everyone With A Stake In The Super Bowl Desperately Wants To Keep Politics Out Of It

More than 100 million people are expected to tune in Sunday night to watch the 2018 Super Bowl, and advertisers are betting that few of them want to hear about politics. But after a year in which the NFL itself became the epicenter of America's cultu…
By Erin Delmore

13 Tips For Understanding WTF Is Going On At Trump's First State Of The Union

A president hardly looks more "presidential" than when he's standing behind a podium, flanked by his Vice President and the Speaker of the House, with members of Congress as his audience and tens of millions of Americans watching from home. President…
By Erin Delmore

Trump Is The First President In At Least A CENTURY Without A Dog

There's an old saying: If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog. And with his approval numbers hovering at record lows and a chock-full year ahead, experts are weighing in on whether President Trump could benefit from a loyal, albeit furry, Firs…
By Erin Delmore