Sarah is a writer and researcher specializing in human rights, international affairs, security, and public policy, with a particular focus on women's issues. She holds a Master of Science (MS) in Foreign Service and a Master of Public Policy (MPP) from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Here's How The Meeting Between Trump & The Queen Might Go Down

This week, President Donald Trump will visit the United Kingdom for the first time as president. Trump's visit is slated to last for four days and, during that time, he will meet with the prime minister as well as the Queen. If you're wondering what …
By Sarah Friedmann

Here's What Former British PM David Cameron Has Been Up To Since Leaving Office

Next week, President Donald Trump will visit the United Kingdom to meet with Prime Minister Theresa May, as well as the Queen. As Trump's UK visit approaches, you may wish to know a little bit more about the country's political leaders of the present…
By Sarah Friedmann

Stephen Colbert Slams Brett Kavanaugh For How He Just Recently Spoke About Women

On The Late Show on Tuesday night, host Stephen Colbert mocked Brett Kavanaugh, taking the Supreme Court nominee to task for how he spoke about women during his speech on Monday. Colbert pointed out that Kavanaugh seemed to imply that knowing some wo…
By Sarah Friedmann

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Actually Just Won A Primary Race She Wasn't Even Running In

Last month, a Democratic Socialist candidate in New York's 14th congressional district (NY-14) unseated a 10-term incumbent congressman to become the Democratic nominee for the general election. Now, it turns out that that race's winner, Alexandria O…
By Sarah Friedmann

New York Is Staying One Step Ahead Of Trump's SCOTUS Pick By Guarding Your Repro Rights

On Monday evening, President Donald Trump announced his pick to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the United States Supreme Court. Leading up to the nomination, many have expressed concern that the landmark federal abortion case, Roe v. Wade, could …
By Sarah Friedmann

This One Statistic On Supreme Court Justices & Diversity Is Absolutely Jarring

Following over a week of anticipation, on Monday evening President Donald Trump announced his nominee to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court. There has been much buzz about Trump's pick and, indeed, this statistic on Su…
By Sarah Friedmann

11 Brett Kavanaugh Quotes That Reveal Where He Stands On A Bunch Of Key Issues

On Tuesday evening, President Donald Trump announced his pick to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Trump's nominee is a long-serving D.C. circuit court judge who has ruled on a variety of cases over the years. Indeed, these Bret…
By Sarah Friedmann

Brett Kavanaugh Will Be The Next Supreme Court Justice — If He Clears This One Hurdle

After much anticipation, on Monday evening President Donald Trump announced his pick to fill Anthony Kennedy's seat on the United States Supreme Court. Now that Trump's announcement has been made, you may want to know if the Senate will confirm Brett…
By Sarah Friedmann

Here's What Trump's Freeze On Obamacare Payments Could Mean For Your Wallet

On Saturday, the Trump administration announced that it is freezing key Obamacare payments intended to stabilize the insurance marketplace. Following this announcement, you might be wondering what Trump's freeze on Obamacare payments means for you. U…
By Sarah Friedmann

What To Know About "Court-Packing" Because SCOTUS Isn't Limited To Just 9 Members

On Monday evening, President Trump is slated to announce his nominee to replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Trump's nomination of a new SCOTUS justice has promoted concern among progressives, with some even suggesting pushing for a contro…
By Sarah Friedmann

The Trump Admin Wants To Boost ICE's 2019 Funding In A Pretty Major Way

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has been the subject of much controversy lately, as some people have called for its abolition following the implementation of the Trump administration's zero tolerance immigration policy. As d…
By Sarah Friedmann

Here's Exactly What Democratic Socialists Believe, According To Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

A Democratic Socialist candidate secured a historic victory in a New York congressional primary last week, winning the Democratic bid over a prominent, 10-term incumbent Congressman. Following this race, you may want to know more about what Democrati…
By Sarah Friedmann

The White House Is Using Twitter To Single Out Lawmakers & It's Totally Unheard Of

On Monday, an official U.S. government social media account started criticizing sitting U.S. Senators, much to the surprise of those on Twitter. Indeed, in an unprecedented move, the White House's Twitter account called out lawmakers by name, condemn…
By Sarah Friedmann

Here's What Would Have To Happen In Congress For ICE To Actually Get Abolished

Following the implementation of the Trump administration's zero tolerance immigration policy back in April, some have called for the abolition of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, otherwise known as ICE. While disbanding the agency…
By Sarah Friedmann

John Oliver Predicted How The Supreme Court Will Look Without Anthony Kennedy & Wow

Sunday's episode of Last Week Tonight opened with a segment on the Supreme Court and the recently-announced retirement of one of its nine justices — something which could impact the legal trajectory of the United States for many years to come. Indeed…
By Sarah Friedmann

Trump's Latest Comments On Roe V. Wade & The Supreme Court Are Zero Percent Comforting

Following the announcement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's impending retirement, there has been much speculation about who will replace him. You might be wondering how the new justice could impact the future of the United States, particula…
By Sarah Friedmann

Watch Stephen Colbert & Jimmy Fallon Join Teams To Troll Trump Like Never Before

During a rally in South Carolina on Monday, President Donald Trump had some harsh words for a couple late night television hosts. While speaking to a crowd at a campaign event for Governor Henry McMaster, Trump called one host a "low life" and anothe…
By Sarah Friedmann

Here's The Moment Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Found Out She Beat The Odds In The NY Primary

On Tuesday, a 28-year-old first-time congressional candidate secured a shocking victory over ten-term incumbent Joseph Crowley in New York's Democratic primary. Indeed, this video of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez finding out she won reveals her excitement…
By Sarah Friedmann

Here's How Long The Trump Admin Has To Reunite Migrant Kids With Their Parents

On Tuesday evening, a federal judge issued an injunction that finally provided some certainty as to when separated migrant families will be reunited. The Trump administration was handed a strict deadline by a San Diego-based judge, who ordered that a…
By Sarah Friedmann

Trump Just Made Joe Crowley's Staggering Primary Election Loss All About Himself

Tuesday's primary elections resulted in some shocking victories and defeats — and Donald Trump wasted little time when it came to providing commentary on the evening's results. Indeed, Trump tweeted that Joe Crowley could've defeated Alexandria Ocasi…
By Sarah Friedmann