Bre Payton
Bre Payton
Bre Payton, Staff Writer
Bre Payton is the culture and millennial politics reporter for The Federalist. She has written on subjects ranging from Kanye West to Supreme Court rulings, to 2016 and breaking news. She has appeared on Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, NPR, BBC World News, among others, and her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Washington Times, Daily Signal, WORLD Magazine, and The Daily Caller to name a few. A native Californian, Bre traded her west coast sunshine for an east coast newsroom. She previously worked as a reporter for Watchdog.org and received her degree in Political Journalism from Patrick Henry College. She is based in Washington, DC and can be contacted at [email protected] Follow her on Twitter at @Bre_Payton.
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A federal judge presiding over the case against Sen. Bob Menendez has denied the defense’s motion to dismiss the bribery charges against the New Jersey Democrat.

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Surprise, surprise! The admitted deserter didn’t serve his country with ‘honor and distinction.’

A Woman Fought Off This Deranged, Knife-Wielding Kidnapper With Her Gun

A woman used her legally obtained concealed gun to fight off a knife-wielding man with a history of mental illness who tried to kidnap her.

Harvey Weinstein Sexual Assault Allegations Are Getting Worse All The Time

Last week The New York Times first reported that film producer Harvey Weinstein has been buying the silence of women who accused him of sexual assault for decades.

Prosecution Rests In Sen. Menendez Trial As Media Continue To Ignore It

Prosecutors rested their case in the ongoing federal corruption trail against Sen. Bob Menendez on Wednesday.

NFL Commissioner Goodell: Everyone Should Stand For The National Anthem

In a statement to team owners today, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league will discuss at its meeting next week the controversy over players refusing to stand during the national anthem at games.

Watch Eric Church Break Down In Tears While Honoring Las Vegas Victims

Eric Church broke down in tears when he opened up about the Las Vegas shooting for the first time Wednesday night at the Grand Ole Opry Read Full Article >

Top Democrat: It’s Time For Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer To Step Aside

‘I don’t think there’s just one leader in the Democratic Party. I think there are many people who try to move the country in the right direction.’

Watch This Las Vegas Survivor Stand On His Injured Leg For President Trump

‘Shot in the leg or not, I will stand to show my President the respect he deserves!’

Obama HHS Secretary: Harry Reid Arranged Meeting On Menendez Donor’s Legal Woes

Former Health and Human Services secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Harry Reid (D-Nevada) set up a meeting for her and Sen. Bob Menendez in 2012 to discuss his wealthy friend’s legal woes.

Jessica Chastain Uses Las Vegas Attack To Juice Sales For Her Failed Gun Control Movie

Actress Jessica Chastain thought the massacre of more than 50 people in Las Vegas would be a great excuse to promote her latest failed movie.

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‘The Social Justice Warrior Handbook’ offers tongue-in-cheek tips and tricks for college students and millennials to stay perpetually outraged.

Witness: Sen. Menendez Got ‘Angry’ When I Wouldn’t Bend The Rules For His Rich Friend

Things have taken a turn for the dramatic in the ongoing bribery trial involving Democratic senator Bob Menendez.

Librarian Who Rejected Melania Trump’s ‘Racist’ Dr. Seuss Books Celebrated Seuss’s Birthday In Costume

This librarian rejected Dr. Seuss books from Melania Trump because she said they were racist. But in 2015, she appears to have dressed up as The Cat from “The Cat in the Hat.”

Illinois Gov. Rauner Signs Bill To Allow Tax Dollars To Fund Abortions

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner said he would sign a bill allowing taxpayer dollars to fund abortions for women enrolled in Medicaid. 

Alleged NSA Leaker: Fox News On At Work Triggered Me Into Sharing Classified Info

‘I’ve filed formal complaints about them having Fox News on. . . Just, at least, for God’s sake, put Al Jazeera on.’

Republican Sen. Bob Corker Announces He Won’t Run For Re-Election

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tennessee) announced Tuesday afternoon he will not seek re-election in 2018. The news is huge for the midterm elections.

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While addressing a group of students at Georgetown Law on Tuesday, Jeff Sessions said his department would protect the First Amendment rights of college students across the country.

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If convicted, 84 percent of Sen. Bob Menendez’s constituents want him to resign from office. Why are Democrats staying silent?

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‘I’m the secretary of defense. We defend the country.’

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