Lauren Ashburn is founder and editor-in-chief of and a contributor to The Daily Beast. She is a former managing editor of USA Today Live and Gannett Broadcasting.

More Than a Wife

Congressional wife Debbie Dingell tells Lauren Ashburn why she skipped out on a Michigan Senate race.

Don’t Forget

The hyperspeed media cycle has already made his death old news. Lauren Ashburn on why we must remember 8-year-old Martin Richard.

Up All Night

Social media blanketed the shootout in Boston. Lauren Ashburn on how the mainstream press was eclipsed.

You're Fired

The Donald used his CPAC appearance to skewer the GOP, Obama, and the press—and remind folks he’s rich. Lauren Ashburn on his wild speech.