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Jake Jones

Digital Content Producer

Jake left his small Missouri hometown to study broadcast journalism and political science at the University of Missouri. After completing his undergrad work and adopting a fat cat named Kasper, he quickly delved into the political arena of 2016. He's active on Twitter (@JakeJones4Newsy) and is always interested in a (civil) political debate.

  Recent Work
Taliban, Afghan forces, civilians
VOA DariWorld

Second Attack During Afghanistan's Cease-Fire Leaves Several Dead

Michael Cohen
Getty ImagesPolitics

Prosecutors Reassembled Michael Cohen's Shredded Files

Parkland students
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Parkland Students Start Nationwide Bus Tour In Chicago

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley
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Reports: US To Leave UN Human Rights Council

Delta Airlines Boeing 757
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Homeland Security: Just 'A Matter Of Time' Until Planes Are Hacked

DNC Chairman Tom Perez
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Democrats Announce Early Date For 2020 Convention

Syria Civil Defense White Helmets
FacebookPolitics

US To Send $6.6 Million To Syrian Rescue Group

House Speaker Paul Ryan
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House GOP Immigration Bill Addresses Dreamers And The Border Wall

Horst Seehofer, Angela Merkel
Getty ImagesWorld

Angela Merkel Could Lose Power Over German Immigration Policies

Greek and Macedonian prime ministers
TwitterWorld

Greek, Macedonian Prime Ministers Face Backlash Over Name-Change Deal

Palestinian protesters
Getty ImagesWorld

UN Condemns Israeli Action Against Palestinian Protesters In Gaza

Volkswagen signs
Getty ImagesBusiness

Volkswagen To Pay $1.2 Billion Fine In Germany For Emissions Scandal

Marines in Norway
U.S. Department of DefenseU.S.

Norway Wants To More Than Double The Number Of US Marines There

Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump
Getty ImagesPolitics

N. Korean Media Report Trump, Kim Agree To Visit One Another

Macedonian, Greek prime ministers
TwitterWorld

To End A Feud With Greece, Macedonia Will Move To Change Its Name

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani
Getty ImagesWorld

Taliban Agrees To Cease-fire With Afghan Forces

President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
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Trump At G7: US Will Stop Trade If New Deals Aren't Negotiated

Michael Cohen
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Judge Says Trump Team Can't Privately Challenge Documents' Release

Game of Thrones Cast
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HBO Orders 'Game Of Thrones' Spinoff Pilot Episode

submarine
U.S. Department of DefenseU.S.

Chinese Hackers Reportedly Stole US Navy Data On Submarine Warfare

Paul Manafort
Getty ImagesU.S.

Paul Manafort Faces New Charges In The Russia Investigation

New York Times building
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Justice Department Gathered NYT Reporter's Phone, Email Records

Hillary Clinton
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Reports: DOJ To Criticize Handling Of Clinton Email Investigation

House Speaker Paul Ryan
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House Speaker Paul Ryan Urged GOP Not To Force DACA Vote

Iraqi Council of Representatives
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Iraq's Parliament Votes For Election Recount

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt
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2 Top Aides To EPA Head Scott Pruitt Resign Amid Growing Scrutiny

ACLU logo
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ACLU, Others Suing Trump Administration Over 2020 Census Question

Polling place
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Tuesday's Primary Races Were Key For Both US Parties

Soybeans
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China Offers To Buy Nearly $70 Billion In US Goods

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
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McConnell To Senators: Plan To Be In DC During Most Of August Recess