Brittany M. Hughes
Managing Editor
RealBrittHughes

Brittany is MRCTV's managing editor, host of the web series "Reality Check," and a graduate of the College of William and Mary. Before coming to MRCTV, she worked as an investigative reporter for CNS News. Prior to that, she was an education and politics reporter in Danville, Virginia. 

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(Photo credit: Getty Images) Unemployed people in the United States watch about 90 percent more television and shop about 40 percent more than people who have jobs, according to a recent survey by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS’s 2014 American Time Use Survey shows the average employed person spends about 4.6 hours a week shopping, while the average unemployed person spends …
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(Photo credit: Huffington Post) As many as 307,000 veterans died while their health care applications were pending at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), according a new report from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the Department of Veterans Affairs released Wednesday. Those veterans make up more than one-third of all of the VA's pending enrollment applications. The OIG…
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(Photo by: Gage Skidmore/Huffington Post) Update: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump signed a pledge with the Republican National Committee vowing to support the GOP presidential nominee and ruling out a third-party bid if he winds up not getting the Republican nomination next year, a move that directly contradicts repeated statements he had made in the past. During a press…
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(Photo by Greg Kramos / USFWS) While ISIS continues its bloody onslaught in the Middle East, Syrian refugees die attempting to flee their war-torn nation, illegal aliens steadily stream across the U.S.-Mexico border and the stock market teeters back and forth like a rusty see-saw, Americans can rest assured knowing that the lesser prairie chicken is making a comeback in the Midwest. A federal…
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(Photo by Andrew Burton/MSNBC) Since the historic Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal throughout the United States, abortion megastar Planned Parenthood has raked in a cool $8 billion in taxpayer dollars funneled through federal, state and local governments. Eight. BILLION. According to records provided by the American Life League (ALL), a pro-life advocacy group that…
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(Kenneth C. Zirkel/Getty Images) In a bizarre scene on Washington D.C.’s Metro Wednesday morning, passengers intervened to save a toddler who was being abducted by a total stranger. According to witnesses who spoke with the Washington Post, a mother and her two-year-old boarded the Orange Line shortly before 9:30 a.m. The toddler was strapped into a stroller. Out of nowhere, another female…
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(Photo credit: Washington State Athletics) It turns out students at Washington State University may continue using horribly offensive words like “male” and “female” at their chosen institute of higher learning, thanks to school officials who vowed Wednesday to uphold their First Amendment rights of free speech and expression. According to The College Fix, the university just smacked down an…
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(Photo by Bill Roth/ADN) President Obama – who graduated Columbia University with a degree in political science – became an environmental and ecological expert Monday night in time to decry America’s contributions to global warming and the alleged melting of Arctic ice caps at this year’s GLACIER Conference, predicting a dire future for humanity. During the GLACIER event, which stands for…
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(Photo by John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images) Firearms have been getting a lot of airtime in the media recently, with the debate surrounding gun safety simmering at a slow and steady boil before surging to the headlines after each bout of random violence by a deranged person intent on doing harm. So it’s no surprise when a terrible tragedy like the one last Wednesday, in which WDBJ7 reporter…
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(Photo by Joe Warner/NJ.com) Folks in the City of Brotherly Love were probably feeling an extra level of togetherness Saturday as several thousand cyclists rode naked around Philadelphia to promote energy conservation and “positive body image” as part of the seventh annual Philly Naked Bike Ride. According to the Associated Press, about 3,000 participants from across the country showed up…