Mollie Hemingway
Mollie Hemingway
Mollie Hemingway, Senior Editor
Mollie Ziegler Hemingway is a senior editor at The Federalist. A longtime journalist, her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, the Guardian, the Washington Post, CNN, National Review, GetReligion, Ricochet, Christianity Today, Federal Times, Radio & Records and many other publications. Mollie was a 2004 recipient of a Phillips Foundation Journalism Fellowship. Reach her at [email protected]
6 Quick Takeaways From Trump’s Firing Of FBI Director Comey

Donald Trump fired unpopular FBI director Jim Comey for cause. This is not a coup, as critics claim, and investigations will continue.

Trump’s Tweets Don’t Excuse Media Ignoring Obama Surveillance Story

The media need to separate anger over Trump’s unfounded wiretap tweets from legitimate questions about Obama administration surveillance.

Top Senator: Wait, The Firm Behind Trump Dossier Was Funded By Russia?

Senators want answers about a Justice Department complaint that the opposition research firm behind the debunked Trump dossier was funded by Russians.

Coup Against Jim DeMint Threatens To Tear Apart Heritage Foundation

The power struggle at the Heritage Foundation could upend Republican politics and put millions of dollars at DC’s most influential think tank on the line.

Trans Activists Want To Destroy This Trump Appointee For Not Being A Radical

Roger Severino has a lengthy track record defending civil rights in the Obama administration. But his work on religious liberty bothers trans activists.

Did The FBI Use Garbage Opposition Research To Spy On An American?

The FBI spied on a Trump associate. Do they have evidence that Trump colluded with Russians, or was this a rampant abuse of power?

Sean Spicer Said Something Stupid. That Doesn’t Make Him A Holocaust Denier.

No, Sean Spicer did not deny the Holocaust. But his Hitler comparisons could be a problematic sign of Trump’s changing foreign policy.

How Basic Economics Could Have Helped United Avoid Its PR Disaster

United upset people when it dragged a ticketed passenger off an overbooked flight to make room for crew. Understanding economics could have helped them.

Sorry, Democrats, The Obama Spying Scandal Isn’t Going Away

Devin Nunes stepped away from the Russia probe. But he’s still investigating the Obama administration’s leak campaign against the Trump administration.

The Case for Strikes In Syria Is Better Than The Case For War

President Trump once said the U.S. should stay out of Syria. Then he bombed airbases there. The case for strikes is better than the case for all out war.

Why Susan Rice’s Role In The Obama Spying Story Is A Big Deal

Susan Rice was one Obama official who requested the unmasking of Trump associates’ information that was widely disseminated. Here’s why that’s significant.

Why Is CNN Refuting The Susan Rice Story It Refuses To Cover?

CNN has decided to debunk the story about Susan Rice unmasking information on citizens close to Donald Trump before reporting on it.

Don’t Mock Mike Pence For Protecting His Marriage, Commend Him

Liberals were horrified to learn that Mike Pence doesn’t dine alone with women who aren’t his wife and doesn’t drink if she’s not around. They shouldn’t be.

California Wants To Imprison Pro-Lifers For Committing Journalism

California says undercover pro-life journalists who recorded conversations at conferences and in restaurants violated laws against eavesdropping.

Here’s Why Nunes’ Obama Spying Revelations Are Such A Big Deal

House Intel Chief Devin Nunes revealed Obama’s intelligence agencies may have been improperly spreading significant information about Trump’s transition.

The Last-Second Attempt To Bork Neil Gorsuch Was A Complete Dud

Liberal activists’ searches for dirt on Neil Gorsuch have come up empty. Now, they want to smear him for discussing ethics in an ethics class.

5 Problems With The Hawaii Judge Halting Trump’s Travel Ban

A federal judge in Hawaii relied on his feelings and flawed interpretation of Trump’s campaign rhetoric to block his latest travel ban.

7 Best Things About That BBC Interview With The Interrupting Kids

The topic of the interview — the impeachment of Korean President Park Geun-hye — was interesting. But Robert Kelly’s children stole the show.

‘Day Without Women’ Was A Bit Of A Bust. Here Were Its Worst Misfires

Striking from smiling, hurting the poor, and suppressing male authors were some of the genius ideas of ‘Day Without Women’ activists.

The Hysteria Over Russia Is Causing Serious Foreign Policy Problems

National security experts say the domestic political situation is leading to a rapid deterioration of the already fragile relationship with Russia.