Brigid Kennedy

Staff Writer

Brigid is a staff writer at The Week and a graduate of Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Her passions include improv comedy, David Fincher films, and breakfast food. She lives in New York.

Anti-mandate protest reportedly set for D.C. on Sunday
'Stop the Mandate' Vaccination protest sign.
mandates shmandates

Anti-mandate protest reportedly set for D.C. on Sunday

Judge blocks Biden's vaccine mandate for federal workers
Joe Biden.
oh come on

Judge blocks Biden's vaccine mandate for federal workers

U.S. reportedly mulling Ukraine evacuation for diplomats' families
Kyiv, Ukraine.
make like a tree

U.S. reportedly mulling Ukraine evacuation for diplomats' families

Boosters provide robust protection against Omicron, per studies
COVID-19 vaccine.
booster boost

Boosters provide robust protection against Omicron, per studies

Biden raises government worker minimum wage to $15
Paycheck.
pay day

Biden raises government worker minimum wage to $15

Study: COVID vaccine does not damage fertility
Pregnant person receiving COVID-19 vaccine.
no connection

Study: COVID vaccine does not damage fertility

Team USA is fully vaccinated ahead of Olympics
Beijing Olympics.
a positive note

Team USA is fully vaccinated ahead of Olympics

ESPN will not send crew to Beijing Olympics
Beijing Olympics.
going remote

ESPN will not send crew to Beijing Olympics

Biden spoke most about COVID during 1st year, per analysis
Joe Biden.
all talk

Biden spoke most about COVID during 1st year, per analysis

Ivanka Trump spokesperson responds to Jan. 6 committee
Ivanka Trump.
all in the family

Ivanka Trump spokesperson responds to Jan. 6 committee

Advocates urge NCAA to add nondiscrimination language in constitution
NCAA logo.
protect athletes

Advocates urge NCAA to add nondiscrimination language in constitution

Zelensky disputes Biden's 'minor incursions' comment
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
in reply

Zelensky disputes Biden's 'minor incursions' comment

White House: Biden was not doubting 2022 election
Joe Biden.
Biden's first year

White House: Biden was not doubting 2022 election

11 albums to stream and anticipate in early 2022
A record player.
Opinion

11 albums to stream and anticipate in early 2022

Georgia county officials to vote on controversial poll closures
'I Voted' stickers.
voting rights

Georgia county officials to vote on controversial poll closures

COVID cases among ICE detainees surge in 2022
Razor wire.
immigration

COVID cases among ICE detainees surge in 2022

Every U.S. Netflix plan just got more expensive
Netflix logo.
still watching?

Every U.S. Netflix plan just got more expensive

Biden to hold first 2022 press conference on Wednesday
Joe Biden.
he'll take your questions now

Biden to hold first 2022 press conference on Wednesday

Rep. John Katko announces retirement
John Katko.
goodbye to you

Rep. John Katko announces retirement

Russia preparing 'false-flag' operation in Ukraine, U.S. intelligence indicates
Vladimir Putin.
trouble looms

Russia preparing 'false-flag' operation in Ukraine, U.S. intelligence indicates

U.S. to fund over $27 billion in bridge repairs
FedEx truck travels across bridge.
build a bridge

U.S. to fund over $27 billion in bridge repairs

Jan. 6 probe subpoenas Twitter, Reddit, Meta, and Alphabet
Jan. 6 committee.
direct message

Jan. 6 probe subpoenas Twitter, Reddit, Meta, and Alphabet

Biden responds following SCOTUS vaccine ruling
U.S. Supreme Court.
in reply

Biden responds following SCOTUS vaccine ruling

Oath Keepers leader arrested on Jan. 6 charges
Jan. 6 riot.
breaking news

Oath Keepers leader arrested on Jan. 6 charges

RNC threatens to pull candidates from official debates
Empty presidential debate stage.
not up for debate

RNC threatens to pull candidates from official debates

Washington health department met with COVID protests
COVID-19 vaccination card.
nonexistent

Washington health department met with COVID protests

Teachers in France stage walkout
French teacher demonstration.
school's out

Teachers in France stage walkout

David McCormick joins PA Senate race
David McCormick.
and so it grows

David McCormick joins PA Senate race

Jan. 6 probe requests interview with McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy.
they just wanna talk

Jan. 6 probe requests interview with McCarthy

Roddy Ricch drops out as SNL musical guest
Roddy Ricch.
had to put yourself in a box

Roddy Ricch drops out as SNL musical guest

The IRS is 'in crisis,' says new watchdog report
IRS building.
IRS sos

The IRS is 'in crisis,' says new watchdog report

Matt Gaetz's ex-girlfriend testifies to grand jury
Matt Gaetz.
breaking news

Matt Gaetz's ex-girlfriend testifies to grand jury

Johnson apologizes amid lockdown party scandal
Boris Johnson.
pour one out

Johnson apologizes amid lockdown party scandal

Trump rips politicians who won't disclose booster status
Donald Trump during OAN interview.
speak up

Trump rips politicians who won't disclose booster status

Trump ends interview with NPR early
Donald Trump.
the hang-up

Trump ends interview with NPR early

Biden backs changing filibuster for voting rights purposes
Joe Biden
'democracy's threshold liberty'

Biden backs changing filibuster for voting rights purposes