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Ross Gianfortune

Engagement Editor Prior to joining Government Executive’s staff, Ross Gianfortune worked at The Washington Post, The Gazette Newspapers, WXRT Radio and The Columbia Missourian. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from University of Missouri and a master's in communications from the American University.
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Play of the Day: Trump and Clinton Take the Race to Twitter

June 13, 2016 The State Department said last week that it would take 75 years to sift through the entirety of the four years of Hillary Clinton's State email records. Fox News' Greg Gutfeld noted that four is a much smaller number than 75 and noted several activities -- binge-watching prestige TV, the...

Play of the Day: The Democrats Are United… Or Are They?

June 10, 2016 President Barack Obama endorsed Hillary Clinton in an online video Thursday after meeting with Clinton's primary rival Bernie Sanders at the White House. Late-night hosts joked about Obama saying "I don't think there's ever been someone so qualified to hold this office" about Clinton, with Late Show's Stephen Colbert mocking...

Play of the Day: Let's Take a Look Inside Trump's Teleprompter

June 9, 2016 Even thought Hillary Clinton this week clinched a majority of pledged delegates and enough superdelegates to be the Democratic nominee for president, Bernie Sanders has yet to exit the race. Wednesday night, Conan O'Brien joked about his campaign layoffs, Late Night's Seth Meyers joked about Sanders' lack of math skills...

Play of the Day: Get to Know Hillary Clinton

June 8, 2016 Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka is writing an upcoming book on women in business to be released next spring. The books title is set to be Women Who Work: Redefining the Rules for Success, but Late Night's Seth Meyers has a better name that makes fun of her dad's orange hue....

Play of the Day: Can Anyone Judge the Trump University Case?

June 7, 2016 The GOP establishment has been rounding up behind Donald Trump lately, as Full Frontal's Samantha Bee noted that they weren't always this way. In fact, people like Bobby Jindal and Rick Perry have rolled over like Trump's wife late at night, which Bee described in florid detail. Trump's campaign has...

Play of the Day: American National Monuments… Brought to You by Advertising

June 6, 2016 After the State Department released its IG report on Hillary Clinton's email setup recently, many people were confused as to what happened. Chelsea Handler was one of those people, so she had two staff members explain what happened to her, including highlighting the now-infamous Clinton response to the question of...

Play of the Day: Trump Has a Big Mac in the Sky

May 30, 2016 Donald Trump has claimed global warming is a hoax during his presidential run, but recent reports suggest he thinks it might be a little true. Documents show that Trump has applied for " permission to erect a coastal protection works to prevent erosion at his seaside golf resort, Trump International...

Play of the Day: Clinton Email Conversation or Game of Thrones?

May 27, 2016 Republican 2016 nominee Donald Trump tweeted this week that Hillary Clinton can't "close the deal" while he "had to knock out 16 very good and smart candidates." Late Night's Seth Meyers noted that Trump didn't exactly think his former GOP foes were "good" or "smart," considering the nicknames he gave...

Play of the Day: Clinton's Email… Again

May 26, 2016 Donald Trump's newest attack on Hillary and Bill Clinton involves a debunked conspiracy that claims the couple are murderers. The Daily Show's Trevor Noah noted that it's still only May, so Trump's probably going to escalate his attacks. He may even compare her to an extinction-level event. The State Department's...

State IG: Clinton Ignored Department Protocol in Using Private Email Server

May 25, 2016 Former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton did not follow federal rules for transparency by using private email, according to a highly critical report delivered to Congress Wednesday morning. The State Department Office of the Inspector General's "Evaluation of Email Records Management and Cybersecurity Requirements" said Clinton...

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