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.

DOJ will not charge ex-Trump aides with contempt of Congress
Dan Scavino and Mark Meadows.
not today

DOJ will not charge ex-Trump aides with contempt of Congress

Dr. Oz prevails in Pennsylvania primary after McCormick concedes
Dr. Mehmet Oz.
Oz v. Fetterman

Dr. Oz prevails in Pennsylvania primary after McCormick concedes

10 things you need to know today: June 4, 2022
David McCormick.
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: June 4, 2022

What the May jobs numbers tell us about recession fears
President Biden.
Opinion

What the May jobs numbers tell us about recession fears

Ex-Trump aide Navarro charged with contempt of Congress
Peter Navarro.
more Jan. 6 fallout

Ex-Trump aide Navarro charged with contempt of Congress

New York tightens gun laws after Buffalo
Gun control protester.
the gun debate

New York tightens gun laws after Buffalo

Harini Logan wins Scripps National Spelling Bee in spell-off
Harini Logan.
no spell check needed

Harini Logan wins Scripps National Spelling Bee in spell-off

Will the Jan. 6 hearings make a difference?
Liz Cheney.
Opinion

Will the Jan. 6 hearings make a difference?

The White House will pay its interns starting this fall
White House.
that government green

The White House will pay its interns starting this fall

Police: Tulsa suspect targeted his former surgeon
Wendell Franklin.
this just in

Police: Tulsa suspect targeted his former surgeon

Platinum Jubilee festivities begin in U.K.
Queen Elizabeth on Buckingham Palace balcony.
across the pond

Platinum Jubilee festivities begin in U.K.

And the 'song of the summer' goes to…
The sun.
Opinion

And the 'song of the summer' goes to…

Sheryl Sandberg to leave Meta after 14 years
Sheryl Sandberg.
leaning out

Sheryl Sandberg to leave Meta after 14 years

Buffalo shooting suspect indicted for domestic terrorism
Payton Gendron.
this just in

Buffalo shooting suspect indicted for domestic terrorism

Biden: U.S. to send Ukraine advanced rocket systems
Joe Biden.
official launch

Biden: U.S. to send Ukraine advanced rocket systems

Lawyer Michael Sussmann acquitted by federal jury
Michael Sussmann.
and the verdict is...

Lawyer Michael Sussmann acquitted by federal jury

Biden, Harris lunch together for 1st time since March: Report
Kamala Harris and Joe Biden.
on this episode of Veep

Biden, Harris lunch together for 1st time since March: Report

SCOTUS officials to reportedly ask clerks for phone records
Smartphone.
things have escalated

SCOTUS officials to reportedly ask clerks for phone records

The 'jarring' data on long COVID
A snail.
Briefing

The 'jarring' data on long COVID

Should Biden run again?
President Biden.
Opinion

Should Biden run again?

Key inflation measure eases in April from a year ago
Eggs.
taking it slow

Key inflation measure eases in April from a year ago

Texas official acknowledges delay in confronting shooter
Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw
update from uvalde

Texas official acknowledges delay in confronting shooter

Meadows reportedly burned papers after meeting with Perry
Mark Meadows.
light 'em up

Meadows reportedly burned papers after meeting with Perry

CDC identifies 9 monkeypox cases across 7 states
Monkeypox virus.
more pox

CDC identifies 9 monkeypox cases across 7 states

What's the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework?
President Biden.
Briefing

What's the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework?

Strong earthquake hits southern Peru
Peru.
shaken up

Strong earthquake hits southern Peru

Nation's strictest abortion ban goes into effect in Oklahoma
Kevin Stitt.
another one

Nation's strictest abortion ban goes into effect in Oklahoma

Senate Republicans block domestic terrorism bill
Capitol building.
please do something

Senate Republicans block domestic terrorism bill

6 modest proposals to prevent gun violence
The White House.
Briefing

6 modest proposals to prevent gun violence

O'Rourke confronts Abbott during shooting presser
O'Rourke confronts Abbott.
breaking news

O'Rourke confronts Abbott during shooting presser

Key takeaways from Tuesday's plethora of primaries
Brian Kemp.
what's it all mean?

Key takeaways from Tuesday's plethora of primaries

Texas' Cuellar-Cisneros race still too close to call
Henry Cuellar.
on the edge of our seats

Texas' Cuellar-Cisneros race still too close to call

Uvalde victims were all in same 4th-grade classroom
Robb Elementary School.
horrible, horrible, horrible

Uvalde victims were all in same 4th-grade classroom

Biden to sign police reform executive order
Joe Biden.
pens out

Biden to sign police reform executive order

Lachlan Murdoch on Fox News criticism: 'It is what it is'
Lachlan and Rupert Murdoch.
all part of the gig

Lachlan Murdoch on Fox News criticism: 'It is what it is'

A quick look at Tuesday's primaries
Brian Kemp.
off to the races

A quick look at Tuesday's primaries