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.

Biden: Climate change is an 'emergency'
Joe Biden
getting warmer

Biden: Climate change is an 'emergency'

EU urges bloc to ration gas over next 8 months
Ursula von der Leyen.
energy saver

EU urges bloc to ration gas over next 8 months

Boris Johnson to parliament: 'Hasta la vista, baby'
Boris Johnson.
Schwarzenegger 🤝 Johnson

Boris Johnson to parliament: 'Hasta la vista, baby'

The implications of the latest sky-high inflation data
President Biden.
Opinion

The implications of the latest sky-high inflation data

Prosecution: Bannon 'decided he was above the law'
Steve Bannon.
'no one ignored the subpoena'

Prosecution: Bannon 'decided he was above the law'

Multiple lawmakers arrested during abortion rights protest
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
the post-Roe world

Multiple lawmakers arrested during abortion rights protest

Abbott did not attend Uvalde victims' funerals: Report
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R).
after uvalde

Abbott did not attend Uvalde victims' funerals: Report

Rep. Hice subpoenaed in Georgia election probe
Donald Trump and Rep. Jody Rice (R-Ga.)
time to talk

Rep. Hice subpoenaed in Georgia election probe

Olena Zelenska to address Congress this week
Olena Zelenska.
welcome to washington

Olena Zelenska to address Congress this week

Buffalo gunman pleads not guilty to federal hate crime charges
Memorial of victims of Buffalo shooting.
after the buffalo attack

Buffalo gunman pleads not guilty to federal hate crime charges

What to watch for in Tuesday's Maryland primaries
Maryland voter at a ballot drop box.
almost votin' time

What to watch for in Tuesday's Maryland primaries

The Election Recap: July 18, 2022
Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, the Democratic Senate nominee for Pennsylvania
The Election Recap

The Election Recap: July 18, 2022

The controversy over the leaked Uvalde video
Uvalde police.
Briefing

The controversy over the leaked Uvalde video

2 candidates eliminated from race to replace Johnson
Rishi Sunak.
and then there were 6

2 candidates eliminated from race to replace Johnson

John Bolton says he has helped plan foreign coups d'état
John Bolton.
weird flex but ok

John Bolton says he has helped plan foreign coups d'état

Inflation jumped 9.1 percent in June
Gas prices U.S.
the climb continues

Inflation jumped 9.1 percent in June

Parscale felt 'guilty' for helping Trump win, texts show
Jan. 6 hearing.
'yes it was'

Parscale felt 'guilty' for helping Trump win, texts show

Half of GOP voters don't want Trump as 2024 nominee: Poll
Donald Trump.
foreshadowing?

Half of GOP voters don't want Trump as 2024 nominee: Poll

Heathrow Airport limits passengers to curb travel chaos
Heathrow Airport.
up in the air

Heathrow Airport limits passengers to curb travel chaos

The debate over Kavanaugh's dinner protesters
Steak.
Opinion

The debate over Kavanaugh's dinner protesters

Father of Parkland victim interrupts Biden during speech
Joe Biden.
'let him talk'

Father of Parkland victim interrupts Biden during speech

FDA to consider over-the-counter birth control pill
birth control pills.
expanding access?

FDA to consider over-the-counter birth control pill

What to expect from Tuesday's Jan. 6 hearing
Jan. 6 committee.
next up

What to expect from Tuesday's Jan. 6 hearing

Shinzo Abe's legacy
Shinzo Abe.
Briefing

Shinzo Abe's legacy

Wisconsin Supreme Court prohibits most ballot drop boxes
Ballot Box.
boxed out

Wisconsin Supreme Court prohibits most ballot drop boxes

Network outage disrupts service in Canada
Person holding phone.
zero bars

Network outage disrupts service in Canada

Biden to sign abortion rights executive order
Joe Biden.
order up

Biden to sign abortion rights executive order

8 highly-consequential SCOTUS rulings this term, explained
SCOTUS decisions.
Briefing

8 highly-consequential SCOTUS rulings this term, explained

Florida's 15-week abortion ban temporarily blocked by judge
Pro-choice protesters.
#blocked

Florida's 15-week abortion ban temporarily blocked by judge

20 men found guilty in 2015 Paris terror attacks
French courtroom
night of terror

20 men found guilty in 2015 Paris terror attacks

SCOTUS backs Oklahoma in case regarding crimes on tribal lands
Supreme Court.
handed down

SCOTUS backs Oklahoma in case regarding crimes on tribal lands

Finland, Sweden formally invited to join NATO
NATO leaders.
join us!

Finland, Sweden formally invited to join NATO

What it means if Americans lose trust in the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court.
Opinion

What it means if Americans lose trust in the Supreme Court

What world leaders discussed at the latest G7 summit
G7 leaders.
Briefing

What world leaders discussed at the latest G7 summit

SCOTUS reinstates previously-blocked Louisiana congressional map
Supreme Court.
handed down

SCOTUS reinstates previously-blocked Louisiana congressional map

Turkey will support Finland and Sweden's NATO applications
NATO officials in Madrid.
the holdout relents

Turkey will support Finland and Sweden's NATO applications