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Blogger and Presenter — Channel 4 News, Telegraph

Presenter for Channel 4 News, blogger for the Telegraph. 2 husbands: Jon on-screen, John off-screen. Full-time job: mum of 2. Facebook

'Tatler Tory' Mark Clarke shows the dirty politics of 'Sexminster' haven't changed — Just now as senior Tories are scrambling to distance themselves from Mr Clarke, Lib Dem head honchos did their very best to absolve themselves of blame over Lord Rennard. For days, the then leader Nick Clegg denied he was aware of allegations against the peer, the party's former chief executive, until we broadcast them on Channel 4 News.
Nov 25, 2015

"This took me right back to my investigation into allegations of inappropriate behaviour against Lord Rennard."…

Paris attacks: Marine Le Pen is no longer a political pariah — There was a time when Marine Le Pen was an outcast, a political pariah, sounding off against mass-immigration, and embracing views which were at best extreme, at worst downright racist. No longer. In the wake of the Paris attacks, the Front National leader suddenly finds her once lonely voice perfectly in tune with a cacophony of intolerance - and it's frightening.

Abortions in Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon shouldn't control them — Worse, it gives opponents of abortion a chance to put fresh pressure on governments across the UK to change the law. The SNP MP John Mason has tabled a motion calling for the "fundamental rights of babies to be protected both before and after birth".

Video: Shocker: Politicians are real human beings and can cry too — She doesn't blame the police for having to carry out an inquiry, though she told me on last night's Channel 4 News how anxious she was about her elder daughter waking up to discover officers searching their home. Nor does she fault the NHS for the care she was given.

Women's Equality Party has been likened to Ukip. Maybe it's not so bad — So I've changed my mind. I see now that it's ridiculously over-optimistic to think the political mainstream will voluntarily change its ways. The shifts towards a more equal society have in recent decades been microscopic - despite the fanfare.
Oct 20, 2015

Must read by @cathynewman: Women's Equality Party has been likened to Ukip. Maybe it's not so bad | via @Telegraph…

Oct 20, 2015

RT @GawainTowler: We Love the WEP, or We love them but they're too weak, or We love them but tell me more…

Why I went full throttle in my own car-crash interview — It was, as Jeremy Paxman noted during his spoof interview with The Thick of It "junior immigration minister Ben Swain", the kind of question which "invited a numerical answer". But when, on Wednesday evening's Channel 4 news, I asked Richard Burgon what the UK deficit was set to be this year, the real shadow economic secretary to the Treasury found that the numbers eluded him.

Democratic debate: If Hillary Clinton was a man — Hillary Clinton has decades of political experience. She'll be 68 this month - a seniority some of her opponents have tried to use against her. But with age comes wisdom, and - given the personal and political battles she's had to endure - a real resilience.

Immigration: Theresa May turned into a 'nasty Tory'. It ain't pretty — Whatever happened to nice Theresa May? You know, the one who admonished her Conservative colleagues for being nasty. Because judging by the speech she's just delivered to the Tory party conference, the Home Secretary is revelling in her reputation as one of the meanest members of the cabinet. It's surprising really.

Is Nicky Morgan too 'normal' to be the next Prime Minister? — "I represent a part of the country that I think is incredibly down-to-earth. It wants good schools, good hospitals, solid economy, support for those who have started businesses and wants to know that the government is on their side," she explained. Clearly Mrs Morgan is hoping to make a virtue of being Mrs Normal.

Carly Fiorina's gender is blinding people to Republican's extremes — Ms Fiorina responded with dignity, saying: "I think women all over this country heard very clearly what Mr Trump said." Indeed, the women of America have taken note, and men too. She's now polling at 15 per cent, up from 3 per cent only a few weeks earlier.
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Dec 01, 2015

. @Sheilaw02104735 funny. some have accused me of interrupting too much. I believe I listened but also challenged her

Dec 01, 2015

@hellycake You were great. Very difficult doing these kind of chats down the line with someone else on another line. And on such a subject x

Nov 30, 2015

Bernie Smyth & @hellycake debate the landmark ruling on Northern Ireland's abortion laws

Nov 30, 2015

Having the amazing voice that is @MrBClementine serenade me in the @Channel4News studio was really quite something.…

Nov 30, 2015

RT @dianammuir: Bravo, Helen Linehan. Hard to talk about but so important to say abortion is about choice. @Channel4News @cathynewman

Nov 30, 2015

RT @Hayley_Barlow: “Mark Clarke was the main factor in Elliott’s death” Ray Johnson tells @cathynewman on #c4news tonight. Clarke denies all the allegations.

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