Jennifer Abel

is a Heavy contributor and former daily newspaper reporter whose work has appeared in a variety of print and online publications including Playboy, the Guardian, MSN and others. Email her at jennifer.abel@heavy.com
  • Ed Murray: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    A woman claims Wyoming Secretary of State (and possible gubernatorial candidate) Ed Murray sexually assaulted her in the early 1980s, when the two of them were at the same Cheyenne law firm.

  • WATCH: Joe Biden Comforts Meghan McCain on The View

  • Chuck Schumer Sexual Harassment Forgery: 5 Fast Facts

  • Alabama Senate Election: Here’s how Twitter Responded

  • Dennis Hastert: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • WATCH: Roy Moore Spokesman Learns Bibles Aren’t Mandatory

    Roy Moore spokesman Ted Crockett thought swearing on a Christian Bible was mandatory for elected officials until CNN's Jake Tapper told him otherwise.

  • Nathan Mathis: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • “Make Our Planet Great Again”: 5 Fast Facts to Know

  • Alabama Senator Richard Shelby: 5 Fast Facts to Know

  • Casey Jordan-Marquez & Francisco Fernandez: 5 Fast Facts

  • Josephine Franks, Trent Franks’ Wife: 5 Fast Facts

    Rep. Trent Franks is resigning from Congress due to his years-ago request that female subordinates carry his surrogate pregnancy. His wife Josephine was unable to carry a pregnancy to term.

  • Trent Franks: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Janet Porter, Roy Moore’s Spokesman: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • #XmasGiftsFromTrump: The Best or Funniest Tweets

  • David Ermold: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Tina Dupuy: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • John Dowd, Trump’s Lawyer: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Did Trump Tweet a Confession to Obstruction of Justice?

  • WATCH: Michael Flynn Then & Now “Lock Her Up/Lock Him Up”

  • Trump Impeachment Odds Spike After Flynn Guilty Plea

    Betting markets lowered the odds of President Trump completing his first term after former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.

  • Delaware Earthquake: how far was it felt?

  • Bryon Hefner: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Randy Credico: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Geraldo Rivera Tweets in Defense of Matt Lauer

  • WATCH: Jim Clyburn Asks ‘Who Elected Them?’ in Defense of John Conyers

    Democratic Congressman Jim Clyburn gave CBC chair Cedric Richmond a brusque brushoff when asked why John Conyers won't step down after allegations of sexual impropriety.

  • Lucian Wintrich: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Colonel Lee Busby: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Leandra English: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Trump vs. TIME Magazine: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Lee Harvey Oswald: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Lee Harvey Oswald was the Communist sympathizer an attempted defector to the Soviet Union who assassinated President John F. Kennedy and was himself murdered in police custody two days later.