Morgan Gstalter

The Hill

@morgGstalt

  • Currently serves as a social media curator at The Hill
  • Graduated from the Drake University School of Journalism
  • Covered natural disaster Hurricane Harvey for the Beaumont Enterprise. Work has been featured in the Des Moines Register, USA Today, Houston Chronicle, and San Francisco Chronicle.
AeroMexico offers new ‘DNA Discounts’ in viral ad campaign

Jan 18

AeroMexico, the country's national airline carrier, unveiled a new "DNA Discounts" program in a viral ad campaign on Thursday.The company is offering discounted flights from U.S. states to Mex...

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Ex-interpreter for US troops in Afghanistan released from ICE custody

Jan 18

A former translator for U.S. forces in Afghanistan was released by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on Thursday after being threatened with deportation.Mohasif Motawakil lef...

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Pence to critics of wife's new job: 'Attacking Christian education is deeply offensive'

Jan 17

Vice President Pence responded to critics questioning his wife's new job...

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Graham criticizes Trump canceling Pelosi trip as 'inappropriate’

Jan 17

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) criticized President Trump on Thursday for canceling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-Calif.) overseas visit to troops in Afghanistan, calling the move "inappropriate."...

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Virginia legislator openly carries her gun on state senate floor

Jan 17

A freshman legislator has started openly carrying her.38 revolver on the floor of the Virginia state Senate.State Sen. Amanda Chase (R) told...

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Watchdog group: Trump had over 1400 conflicts of interest in first two years

Jan 17

A government watchdog group estimates that President Trump had more than 1,400 conflicts of interests during his first two years in office.Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington...

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DeVos recovering from broken pelvis, hip socket after bicycle accident

Jan 17

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is in a wheelchair as she recovers from a recent bicycle accident that broke her pelvis and hip socket.DeVos was in a wheelchair Thursday during her first publi...

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Ocasio-Cortez to host session for Dems on how to effectively use social media

Jan 16

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), the youngest member of Congress, will co-host a session to show Democrats how to effectively use social media.The House Democratic Policy and Communicat...

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Inmates launch hunger strike after shutdown prevents family visits: report

Jan 16

Inmates at a high-security federal jail in Manhattan have reportedly launched a hunger strike this week after the partial government shutdown led to family visits being cancelled.The shutdown...

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Washington state deems NRA-branded insurance program illegal

Jan 16

Washington state on Tuesday deemed an insurance program branded by the National Rifle Association (NRA) illegal.Washington's insurance commissioner Mike Kreidler said in a...

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Florida official refuses to apologize for saying Tlaib might ‘blow up’ Capitol Hill

Jan 16

A South Florida official on Tuesday refused to apologize after calling Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) an anti-Semite who might "blow up Capitol Hill."Anabelle Lima-Taub, a city commissioner in H...

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NASA employees protest shutdown at Johnson Space Center

Jan 16

About 50 NASA employees furloughed during the partial government shutdown protested outside of the Johnson Space Center in Houston on Tuesday.Demonstrators held PayDay candy bars and signs cri...

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Federal workers have missed about $5K in wages since shutdown began

Jan 16

The average federal worker who has not been paid since the partial government shutdown began last month has missed about $5,000 in wages so far, according to an analysis by...

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T-Mobile executives stayed at Trump’s hotel while merger that needed administration’s approval was pending

Jan 16

Nine top executives from T-Mobile booked reservations at Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. one day after it was announced that T-Mobile's merger with Sprint would require the administration's approv...

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Grandson's note to Barr during confirmation hearing goes viral

Jan 15

A photographer captured an image of the letter Attorney General nominee William Barr's grandson wrote to him during his confirmation hearing Tuesday.Liam, Barr's eight-year-old grandson, sat w...

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Streaming platform Roku hosts Infowars channel after Facebook, YouTube bans

Jan 15

Streaming platform Roku on Monday published a channel for Infowars, the live show hosted by conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, months after social media companies like Facebook and YouTube banned the show for h

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Tlaib slams 'anti-Muslim rhetoric' after Florida official says she might 'blow up' Capitol Hill

Jan 15

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) on Tuesday decried "hateful anti-Muslim rhetoric" after a South Florida official accused her of being an anti-Semite who might "blow up Capitol Hill.""This sort of...

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NASA Space Center employees to protest government shutdown in Houston

Jan 15

Union employees at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston are expected on Tuesday to protest the partial government shutdown that has kept them out of work for more than three weeks.The Texa...

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Alabama judge overturns law that prevents removal of Confederate monuments

Jan 15

An Alabama judge overturned a state law that prevents the removal of Confederate monuments from public property, arguing it violated the free speech rights of local communities.Jefferson Count...

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Trump shares article blasting federal workers, calling for long shutdown

Jan 15

President Trump on Monday shared an op-ed from a writer claiming to be an anonymous senior member of his administration who harshly criticizes federal workers as disloyal to the White House and worthy of losing their jobs.

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