Rebecca Nelson

Rebecca is’s senior writer covering politics. She’s written for GQ, Marie Claire, The New Republic, Time, and elsewhere, and cut her teeth covering the Obama White House for National Journal. Originally from Seattle, she kicked off her journalism career in 7th grade, when she was a teen stringer for CosmoGirl magazine.

I Lived Like Kate Middleton for a Week

Who doesn’t want to be a princess?

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Ohio Candidate for Governor Brags About Sleeping with "Approximately 50" Women

"I believe it is time to speak up on behalf of all heterosexual males."

Ivanka Trump Says She Believes Roy Moore's Accusers

"I’ve yet to see a valid explanation and I have no reason to doubt the victims’ accounts.”

She Knew She'd Deliver Her Son While She Was in Jail. She Didn't Expect to Do It in Chains.
Melissa Hall claims that, as an inmate in the Milwaukee County Jail, she was shackled during labor, childbirth, and postpartum recovery…
Trump Called Her a "Nasty" Woman, so the Mayor of San Juan Wore This Shirt in Response

“What is really nasty is that anyone would turn their back on the Puerto Rican people."