Hunter Schwarz
Washington, D.C.

Hunter Schwarz is a national political reporter for Independent Journal. He was previously a reporter for the Washington Post and BuzzFeed....

Sean Hannity vs. Joe Scarborough: A Twitter Feud
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
On Thursday, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough tweeted a link to a Washington Post story and asked if the Obama administration leaked informa
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Donald Trump Said Music Sales of His Inauguration Performer Have "Skyrocketed." The Charts Say Otherwise.
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
President-elect Trump tweeted Wednesday that album sales are up for Jackie Evancho, a teenage former “America's Got Talent” runner-up
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How @kalesalad Became an Overnight Meme Parody Account Slayer
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
It can be hard online to know who was the first to make a joke or post a photo. The best stuff often gets ripped off and reposted by p
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Here's the Moment Donald Trump's Name Appeared on Arnold Schwarzenegger's 'The New Celebrity Apprentice'
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
“The New Celebrity Apprentice” starring former Republican California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger premiered on NBC Monday. In the pa
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Trump Says His Business Isn't That Complicated, but Here's What His Adviser Said Earlier in the Week
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
President-elect Trump was scheduled to hold a press conference Thursday to discuss his business and how he would avoid conflicts of in
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Hillary Clinton Weighs in on "Fake News," Says It Must Be Addressed
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
Hillary Clinton weighed in on the controversy over “fake news” Thursday calling it “a threat that should concern all Americans, Democr
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Mark Cuban Testified Before a Senate Committee In Favor of a Deal Donald Trump Wants to Kill
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
Dallas Mavericks owner and “Shark Tank” star Mark Cuban testified before a Senate Committee Wednesday in favor of a merger between AT&
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Americans Actually Do Trust The Media (If You Ask Them About Specific News Outlets)
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
The media is having a rough time these days. The incoming president has called the press “scum,” fake news and conspiracy theories are
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The Political Edit 2016 Gift Guide
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
The Political Edit handpicked gifts for the politically inclined for our first-ever holiday gift guide. Whether you're shopping for a
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On His 'Thank You Tour,' Trump Explains What His Critics Didn't Understand, But His Supporters Did
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
Speaking at a Carrier plant in Indianapolis Thursday, President-elect Trump laid out something the media and many of his critics had a
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Britney Spears is Now Constitutionally Eligible to be President of the United States
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
Britney Spears turned 35 years old Friday and now fulfills every requirement laid out in the Constitution to be president.Here's w
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Donald Trump Literally Taped His Tie Together
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
President-elect Donald Trump landed Thursday in Indiana to visit the Carrier plant in Indianapolis. While exiting the plane, the wind
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The Associated Press is Out With Guidelines for How The Media Should Refer to the "Alt-Right"
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
The Associated Press published usage guidelines for the term “alt-right” Monday. This is what it suggested: “Alt-right” can be us
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Now That Michigan Has Final Election Results, Here's a Map of Clinton States in Blue and Trump States in Pepe
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
It took three weeks, but Michigan has finally certified its presidential election results.The Michigan Board of Canvassers certifi
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Imagining What A Museum Exhibit on the 2016 Election Would Look Like in 100 Years
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
Chip Somodevilla / Getty ImagesOne hundred years from now, historians will look back on the early 21st century as an era of rapid
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Trump University Case Settled for $25 Million
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Friday that a $25 million settlement agreement had been reached in the Trump Universi
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Mitch McConnell is the Michael Jordan of Straight Up Not Answering Questions About Steve Bannon
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), who was re-elected majority leader Wednesday, was asked Tuesday if he was comfortable with Steve Bannon b
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The App That Accidentally Predicted a Trump Win
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
The polls got it wrong. The polls of polls got it wrong. Even Donald Trump's internal campaign numbers predicted he would lose.But
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Donald Trump Changes Mind, Says The Electoral College is 'Actually Genius'
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
President-elect Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that the electoral college is “actually genius.”The Electoral College is actually gen
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Who Saw This Trump Election Night Photo And Was Like, 'Yeah, Looks Good, Let's Tweet It Out'?
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
On election night, Twitter account @realDonaldTrump tweeted a photo of Donald Trump, Mike Pence, and their family members “watching th
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Hillary Clinton Spotted for First Time After the Presidential Election
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
Hillary Clinton was seen for the first time since giving her concession speech, walking her dog.Gregory Locke / FacebookMargot
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Former Rep. Aaron Schock to Be Indicted After Resigning Over Lavish Travel and Redecoration Expenses
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
Former Congressman Aaron Schock (R-IL) will be indicted by a federal grand jury, his defense team told the Associated Press Thursday.
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Voter Turnout Tuesday was the Lowest It's Been Since 2000
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
Voter turnout Tuesday was lowest it's been in more than a decade-and-a-half, with several million fewer people voting than did in 2012
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These Are The 39 Photos That Define The 2016 Presidential Election
By Hunter Schwarz - a year ago
The 2016 presidential campaign has been historic.We will tell our children and our children's children about it and they'll read a
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