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Errin Haines

Errin Haines is the Editor at Large for The 19th*, a nonprofit, nonpartisan newsroom covering the intersection of women, politics and policy, and an MSNBC Contributor.

An award-winning political journalist focused on issues of race, gender and politics, Errin was previously the Associated Press' National Writer on Race and Ethnicity. She has also worked at The Washington Post, The Orlando Sentinel and The Los Angeles Times.

Errin was a Fall 2019 Ferris Professor at Princeton University, teaching a class on black women and the 2020 election. She joins Georgetown University’s Institute of Politics as a fellow in their fifth anniversary class in Fall 2020.

Most Recent Appearances

  • May 7, 2021
    House Republicans are poised to purge Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) from leadership for speaking out against former President Trump’s election lies. The panel also discussed President Biden’s new COVID-19 vaccine goal and his proposed economic plans.
  • April 9, 2021
    The battle over voting rights continues as big businesses criticize Georgia’s new voting laws. The panel discussed House Democrats’ voting rights bill H.R.1 and a new tape shedding light on dark money.
  • March 26, 2021
    President Biden’s first news conference focused on immigration, voting rights & gun reform. The panel discussed how Biden plans to address these issues. Peter Baker of The New York Times guest moderates.
  • February 26, 2021
    This week Washington dealt with President Biden’s COVID-19 relief bill, a mounting virus death toll, and the fallout from the January 6th insurrection on the Capitol.
  • January 22, 2021
    It was a groundbreaking week. President Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States alongside Kamala Harris, his barrier-breaking Vice President, both working to reunite the nation and combat the raging virus.
  • December 25, 2020
    2020 began with a deadly pandemic that devastated the country, economy, and took thousands of lives. The killing of George Floyd sparked national outrage against systemic racism and police brutality.
  • December 11, 2020
    President Donald Trump has fought to stay in power, and now with the Electoral College expected to confirm President-Elect Joe Biden’s victory on Monday, the President continues to rage.
  • August 28, 2020
    Republicans wrapped their unconventional convention on Thursday, with President Trump pummeling Democrats and presenting himself as the defender of American values.