Articles & Mentions

Just a place for me to archive some clippings in the news, amusing and otherwise...

2019: August

Video: Join MNN’s Represent NYC to Discuss the Democratic Debates, MNN (August 11, 2019)

2019: July

The debate format is an embarrassment. Here’s how to make it better.,” Washington Post (July 31, 2019)

Trump impeachment push stalls among voters after Mueller hearing,” Washington Times (July 30, 2019)

2019: March

Can voters forgive Elizabeth Warren?,” Washington Post (March 19, 2019)

2019: January

Video: Join MNN's Represent NYC to Discuss Trump's Presidency, MNN (January 17, 2019)

2018: November

The Rainbow Wave Arrived In 2018, And It Will Change Our Politics,” BuzzFeed News (November 15, 2018)

Video: Co-Host “America’s Midterms: The Blue Wave,” Free Speech TV (November 9, 2018)

Video: Join Vox's Consider It to Discuss 2018 Midterm Results, Vox News (November 6, 2018)

Video: Join Vox's Consider It to Discuss 2018 Midterm Results, Vox News (November 6, 2018)

Video: Co-Host “America’s Midterms: The Blue Wave,” Free Speech TV (November 2, 2018)

2018: October

Video: Co-Host “America’s Midterms: The Blue Wave,” Free Speech TV (October 26, 2018)

Video: Co-Host “America’s Midterms: The Blue Wave,” Free Speech TV (October 19, 2018)

Video: Co-Host “America’s Midterms: The Blue Wave,” Free Speech TV (October 12, 2018)

Audio: Matt McDermott Discusses Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation, BBC Newshour (October 7, 2018)

Video: Co-Host "America’s Midterms: The Blue Wave," Free Speech TV (October 5, 2018)

2018: SEptember

Audio: Matt McDermott Discusses Resistance Movement and Midterms, Lush Left Podcast (September 17, 2018)

"Automatic voter registration would ease New York’s problems at the polls,” City & State New York (September 17, 2018)

Video: Matt McDermott Discusses Obama’s Midterm Campaigning, CBC Saturday News (September 8, 2018)

2018: August

"D.C. Statehood: Should activists go bipartisan, or try a Democratic power grab?," The Washington Post (August 6, 2018)

2018: July

"We Researched LGBTQ Americans’ Sex Lives," Buzzfeed News (July 8, 2018)

2018: May

"How Democrats can make Trump chaos a midterm issue," The Washington Post (May 2, 2018)

2018: April

"No, gun owners aren't more politically organized," The Outline (April 10, 2018)

2018: March

"Spending bill remains contentious as it heads to Senate for consideration," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (March 22, 2018)

2018: February

"The Cause the Resistance Cares Most About Is Ending Voter Suppression," Vice (February 22, 2018)

2018: January

"Democrats see political opportunity in Sessions marijuana policy shift," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (January 5, 2018)

"Democrats are torn over whether Kirsten Gillibrand can be their 2020 savior from Trump," Business Insider (January 12, 2018)

"Trump blasts 'Dicky Durbin' as DACA fight, shutdown deadline loom," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (January 15, 2018)

"Why is the media mostly ignoring the Women’s March?," The Washington Post (January 22, 2018)

2017: December

"The right thing to do or 'political stunt'? Experts disagree on Franken resignation," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (December 7, 2017)

2017: November

"Experts say Democrats have little to gain from pursuing Trump impeachment," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (November 16, 2017)

2017: October

"Manafort indictment, adviser's guilty plea only the beginning, experts say," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (October 30, 2017)

2017: September

"Despite book title, some say Clinton refuses to admit 'What Happened' in November," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (September 14, 2017)

2017: August

"Trump to McConnell: 'Get back to work…You can do it!'," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (August 10, 2017)

2017: July

"25 Top Millennial Broadcasters In American News And Politics," Huffington Post (July 14, 2017) 

"Trump approval at historic low, but Democrats also face unpopularity," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (July 17, 2017)

"Opinion: Don't wait, call your senators and tell them how TrumpCare threatens you," The Hill (July 25, 2017)

2017: June

"Trump's Twitter complaints about Russia 'witch hunt' growing," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (June 16, 2017)

"Opinion: GOP exploiting Virginia shooting in Georgia election," The Hill (June 19, 2017) 

2017: May

"NYT: Opinion Today," The New York Times (May 4, 2017) 

"Does Stephen Colbert's "homophobic" Trump joke deserve a pass? 2 writers duke it out." Mic News (May 4, 2017)

"Trump takes off for nine-day trip, hoping to leave his baggage behind," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (May 19, 2017)

2017: April

"White House plots busy week before 100-day milestone," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (April 24, 2017)

2017: March

"Gorsuch confirmation hearings begin with Democrats’ Garland wounds still fresh," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (March 20, 2017)

"Photo of Ivanka Trump and Angela Merkel raises eyebrows," (March 20, 2017)

"Why This Photo Of Ivanka Trump Is Causing Outrage," Elle Australia (March 21, 2017) 

"Does California Hold the Key to Progressive Success?," The Nation (March 31, 2017) 

2017: February

"Analysing Trump's first three weeks as President," New Zealand Herald (February 14, 2017)

"Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot & Who’s Not?," GoLocal Prov (February 17, 2017)

"Democrats' new regime may forever change the face of the party," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (February 22, 2017)

"Experts: Town hall anger may not translate into electoral gains for Democrats," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (February 24, 2017)

"Where do Democrats go from here? Look toward “Political Influencers” — who want them to stand up to Trump," Salon (February 25, 2017)

2017: January

"Trump flexes power over GOP," The Hill (January 4, 2017)

"The Plum Line: Happy Hour Roundup," Washington Post (January 11, 2017) 

"Should Rumors Like The Trump Dossier Be News?," FiveThirtyEight (January 11, 2017)

"Has anyone told Matt McDermott about this?!," PatriotReport (January 11, 2017)

"4 pieces of evidence showing FBI Director James Comey cost Clinton the election," Vox (January 11, 2017)

"Political Strategy Notes," The Democratic Strategist (January 12, 2017)

"Analysts Suggest 'Comey Cost Clinton the Election'," New Civil Rights Movement (January 12, 2017)

"Donald Trump Keeps a Big Stack of His Time ‘Person of the Year’ Mags on His Desk," NY Magazine (January 13, 2017)

"DC Is Already Making Predictions About 2018 - And One Pundit Has A House-Sized Warning For Trump," Independent Journal Review (January 30, 2017)

"Democrats may not be able to capitalize on anti-Trump movement," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (January 30, 2017)

"Democrats keep Trump nominees mired in the Senate," CNN (January 31, 2017)

2016: December

"Confidence in victory hastened Clinton's defeat, experts say," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (December 16, 2016)

"Democrats think Trump won on economic issues — but exit polls offer a more complicated story," Business Insider (December 24, 2016)

2016: November

"Panicking Democrats should calm the hell down about Hillary Clinton's chances. Here's why.," Mic News (November 2, 2016)

"The race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is tightening significantly," Business Insider (November 2, 2016)


"Last-minute ad buys signal Trump effort to find new path to 270 electoral votes," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (November 2, 2016)

"Mapping out Trump’s unlikely road to victory," Toronto Star (November 2, 2016)

"Anti-Trump protests continue after calls for unity from Obama, Clinton," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (November 10, 2016)

"LGBT voters rejected Trump by lopsided margin," Washington Blade (November 14, 2016)


"Leaked Clinton staff emails overshadowed by Trump campaign troubles," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (October 11, 2016)

 "Clinton Tells Americans to Google 'Donald Trump Iraq' What did they find?," Inquisitr (October 20, 2016)

2016: September

"Clinton slips in polls as emails, foundation linger in headlines," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (September 6, 2016)

"Poll: Clinton leads Trump in RI; Johnson at 15%," WPRI (September 6, 2016)

"Trump’s showmanship poses growing challenge for Clinton, media," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (September 15, 2016)

"As millions watch, Clinton and Trump target narrow audiences in debate," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (September 26, 2016)

"Debate moderator Holt's performance seen through partisan prism," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (September 27, 2016)

2016: August

"POLITICO Playbook," Politico (August 2, 2016) 

"Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Both Slam Free Trade. Millennials Beg to Differ," Mic News (August 2, 2016)

"Trump media frenzy overshadows Clinton’s troubles," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (August 4, 2016) 

"New Clinton Foundation donation policy sparks fresh criticism," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (August 19, 2016) 

2016: July

"With nearly every demographic, Hillary Clinton is outperforming Barack Obama in 2012," Washington Post (July 7, 2016)

"Hillary Clinton's VP pick likely to be 'boring' but qualified," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (July 14, 2016) 

"Email hack injects drama, discord into first night of Democratic National Convention," Sinclair Broadcasting Group (July 25, 2016)

"Did Sean Hannity really get booed out of a Philly Wawa?," The Daily Dot (July 26, 2016) 

2016: JUNE

"Hillary Clinton Surprises by Attending Pride Parade in New York," New York Times (June 26, 2016)

2016: April

"Bernie Sanders beats Hillary Clinton in Rhode Island," The Daily Dot (April 26, 2016) 

"Donald Trump wins Rhode Island GOP primary," The Daily Dot (April 26, 2016)

"Clinton swamped in RI by Sanders, drop in voters," WPRI (April 27, 2016)