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Allegra Kirkland

Politics Director

Allegra Kirkland is the politics director at Teen Vogue. She previously worked as a reporter and senior editor at Talking Points Memo.

2022 Midterms Results: What We Know

Here’s the latest.

Republicans Will Take Control of the House By a Slim Margin

They've officially secured the 218 seats needed to win a majority.

Why the FBI Searched Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Home

Agents were reportedly searching for “classified documents related to nuclear weapons.”

AOC Calls Out Dem Leaders for Backing ‘Pro-NRA’ Texas Congressman

“This was an utter failure of leadership.”

Leaked Supreme Court Decision Draft Signals Roe Will Be Overturned

This is shocking, but you can still get an abortion for now.

What It’s Really Like to Work for an Abortion Fund

Here's what people don't get.

It’s Really Okay That People Were Making Fall Plans

Living in permanent limbo is draining.

Dems Say Senate Rules Can’t Get In Way of Voting Rights Bill

Amy Klobuchar tells Teen Vogue “we are giving our all to get it passed."

The Pandemic Changed My Relationships With My Parents

The balance between caretaker and caregiver is beginning to shift.

The Presidential Race Is Far From Over

We always knew it could turn out this way.

Election Exit Polls Can be Misleading

Don't read much into them.

The Women the 19th Amendment Left Behind

These are the stories of the uncounted.

The Future of the Democratic Party, According to Stacey Abrams

“The moment you start to care about the title more than the work, you need to get out of politics.”

A Day in the Life of Working Families Party Leader Sochie Nnaemeka

The Working Families Party has a lot on the line for 2020.

8 YDSA Members Explain What Socialism Means to Them

“Socialism is really about believing in people and human worth.”

Nastaran Mohit: A Day in the Life of a Union Organizer

From pitbull snuggles to Zoom conference calls.

Abby Phillip: A Day in the Life of a CNN Campaign Reporter

From driving herself to town halls to interviewing presidential candidates.

What the Heck Happened With the Iowa Caucuses?

The night ended with no clear results.

A Day in the Life of Voting Rights Attorney Allison Riggs

From her many cross-country flights to prepping arguments for federal court.

Teen Vogue's 10 Most Powerful Stories About the Mass Shooting Generation

“It seems as if the kids are the only ones who still have the energy to make change.”

Scott Hechinger: A Day in the Life of a Brooklyn Public Defender

From representing clients in court to tracking down video surveillance.