Articles by Abigail Abrams

Abigail Abrams is a breaking news reporter covering politics. She is originally from St. Louis, Missouri and has previously reported for FiveThirtyEight and TIME, among others. 

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Obama: Gun Debate In US Must Change

The families of people killed in mass shootings “don’t care about the politics,” the president said in Orlando, Florida. “And neither do I.”
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Orlando Shooting Victim Speaks Out

A survivor from Sunday’s shooting, Angel Colon, called the gunman “heartless” and “ruthless” on Tuesday as he recounted his experience.
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Clinton, Sanders Meet In Washington

Following Clinton’s victory in Tuesday’s District of Columbia primary, the candidates met at a hotel and reportedly agreed to work together to defeat Donald Trump.
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Soaring Child Care Costs Hurting Families

Candidates have talked about reversing a trend that has seen average weekly expenses rise 170 percent from 1985 to 2011. But parents and advocates say the issue needs more attention.
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Does Obama Even Like Hillary Clinton?

The president once painted his former rival as a “corporate lawyer sitting on the board at Walmart” and famously said he found her “likable enough.”

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Robinhood Launches Fractional Trading

There are companies in the U.S. that have stock prices that the less affluent investors can't afford.  A stock like the class A shares of Warren Buffet's company, Berkshire Hathaway, is possibly...