George Washington University Law Professor Jonathan Turley reacted to Maine Sen. Susan Collins' alma mater considering rescinding an honorary degree over her vote to confirm Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Martha MacCallum currently serves as the anchor of The Story With Martha MacCallum (weeknights 7PM/ET). She joined FOX News Channel (FNC) in January 2004 and is based in New York.
As the anchor of "The Story," MacCallum focuses on the stories that are most important to Americans with insight from top newsmakers and analysts. She previously anchored "The First 100 Days," which chronicled the beginning of President Donald Trump’s administration and, prior to joining the primetime lineup, she served as co-anchor of "America’s Newsroom" (weekdays 9-11AM/ET) alongside Bill Hemmer from 2010 to 2017.
During her tenure at FNC, MacCallum has played an integral role during the network’s presidential election coverage since 2004 as the lead reporter on exit poll data and key voting trends on primary nights. Most recently, she co-anchored extensive coverage of President Donald Trump’s inauguration alongside chief political anchor Bret Baier, which delivered the highest-rated inauguration coverage in network history, according to Nielsen. Throughout the 2016 election season, MacCallum co-moderated two Republican presidential primary debates alongside Bill Hemmer in Des Moines, IA and Cleveland, OH with the latter delivering 6.1 million total viewers and 1.2 million viewers in the 25-54 key demo and contributed to the network’s election night coverage during America’s Election Headquarterson November 8th, 2016 which garnered the network its highest-rated election night in history, averaging nearly 13 million viewers and 5 million in the key 25-54 demo from 8PM –3AM/ET.
MacCallum has also reported on a variety of nationaland international events for the network including the threat of ISIS, and the shooting of civilian Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, MO. She has served as FNC’s lead anchor in London to report on the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's first child in 2013, as well as the Royal Wedding in 2011. Additionally, MacCallum has interviewed top newsmakers and political heavyweights, including: President Donald Trump, General David Petraeus, then-Republican presidential candidates Senator John McCain and Gov. Mitt Romney, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, former chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee Debbie Wasserman Schultz, White House press secretary Josh Earnest and former First Lady Laura Bush.
Before FNC, MacCallum held a variety of positions at NBC from 1997 to 2003. She was co-anchor of CNBC’s Morning Call with Martha MacCallum and Ted David and was the anchor of CNBC’s Checkpoint, an evening news program focusing on the war against terror and the Iraq war. A frequent contributor to MSNBC’s The News with Brian Williams, NBC’s Today, NBC affiliates and CNBC World, MacCallum also created the series Inside the Business for Business Center. In 1997 and 2003, MacCallum was the recipient of the American Women in Radio and Television award for her reporting.
Before joining CNBC, MacCallum was an anchor and reporter for WBIS-TV (ION-31), a sports and business network in New York in 1996. Prior to that, she was a business correspondent at Wall Street Journal Television where sheanchored The Wall Street Journal Report, World Market Outlookand Business USAfrom 1991-1996. She began her career as a reporter for Corporate Financemagazine.
MacCallum earned a B.A. in political science from St. Lawrence University.
Stories from Martha MacCallum
Phelim McAleer, the Irish-born filmmaker who produced the new film "Gosnell" with his partner, Ann McElhinney, said the now-imprisoned Dr. Kermit Gosnell was "America's most prolific serial killer."
Columnist Charles Hurt said that when President Trump riffs on Sen. Elizabeth Warren as "Pocahontas," he does so to lampoon the entire topic of "identity politics" as a whole.
Laura Ingraham said she agreed with former First Lady Michelle Obama's reply to fiery remarks by former Attorney General Eric Holder.
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham responded to rumors that, with U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's resignation, she will look to take Graham's seat as he purportedly moves to replace Jeff Sessions as attorney general.
The panel on "The Story" said Tuesday that there are several good potential diplomats to take Nikki Haley's place after she leaves her ambassadorship at the United Nations at the end of the year.
Martha MacCallum took issue with Fox News Radio host Marie Harf criticizing Maine Sen. Susan Collins for her now-viral speech defending her vote for Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Alaska Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski explained her decision Friday to oppose the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney said the Democrats' handling of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation, writ large, has been "evil."
Daily Wire editor Ben Shapiro reacted to actress Alyssa Milano expressing outrage at Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the contention that men should be concerned in social situations going forward.
Senate Judiciary Committee Member John N. Kennedy said Monday on "The Story" to those who think the investigations into Judge Brett Kavanaugh are aimed at truth-seeking: "You ought to put down the bong."
Chris Wallace said Christine Blasey Ford's statement and testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee has been a "disaster" for Republicans.