Articles by Jess McHugh

Jess McHugh reports on Europe for the breaking news team.  A Yale alum, she has previously worked for CNN, McSweeney's, and The Missing Slate and reported from France, Senegal, San Francisco, and DC.  When's she's not writing about French politics, she boxes and knits scarves.


Donald Trump Heads To Atlanta

The likely Republican nominee has stirred controversy over comments concerning a federal judge of Mexican heritage.

Obama Offers His Endorsement

In a video Thursday, the president officially backed Hillary Clinton's White House run, saying: “I don’t think there’s ever been someone so qualified to hold this office.”


An Iranian woman walks past a mural painted on the outer walls of the former US embassy in Tehran on September 20, 2020

What US Sanctions Mean For Iran

“Our actions today are a warning that should be heard worldwide. No matter who you are, if you violate the U.N. arms embargo on Iran, you risk sanctions” -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo