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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
Scene outside Cameo nightclub after shooting
WCPO via TwitterU.S.

Gunman On The Loose After Nightclub Shooting Injures 14, Kills 1

A police officer watched trains arrive at a station in Washington, D.C.
Getty ImagesU.S.

D.C. Is Devoting More Resources To Its Missing Children

Iraqis who have fled fighting in Mosul.
Getty ImagesWorld

US Investigating Reports That Airstrikes Killed 200 Civilians In Iraq

London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Donald Trump Jr.
Getty ImagesU.S.

Trump Jr. Bashes London's Mayor With Misleading Tweet

A man walks up to the U.S. Supreme Court building
Getty ImagesPolitics

SCOTUS Rules In Favor Of Students With Disabilities

Rex Tillerson
Getty ImagesPolitics

Tillerson On Why He's Different: 'I Didn't Want This Job'

Andrew Napolitano at Trump Tower
Getty ImagesU.S.

Fox News Pulls Judge Napolitano Off The Air After Wiretapping Claims

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort
Getty ImagesPolitics

Manafort Back In Hot Seat Over Payments From Pro-Russian Party

People wait in a security line at an airport
Getty ImagessWorld

People On Certain US-Bound Flights Now Have To Check Electronics

The United Nations logo
Getty ImagesPolitics

Trump Administration Will Boycott UN Council, Citing Anti-Israel Bias

President Obama attends the WHCA annual dinner on April 30, 2016
Getty ImagesU.S.

Two Magazines Cancel Regular Correspondents' Dinner Party

Bottles of AZT, the first antiviral shown to be effective against AIDS.
National Institutes of HealthSci/Health

30 Years Ago, The FDA Approved The First AIDS Treatment

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks to media before meeting German finance minister
Getty ImagesBusiness

US Treasury Secretary Moves G20 Away From Avoiding Protectionism

Billboard by Karen Fiorito in Phoenix, AZ

The Artist Behind This Anti-Trump Billboard Is Getting Death Threats

President Donald Trump holds a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel
Getty ImagesPolitics

Trump Says Germany 'Owes' The US And NATO For Defense

Judge Andrew Napolitano attends the Greater Talent Network 30th anniversary party

Fox News Contradicts Its Own Contributor On British-Spying Claims

Donald Trump
Getty ImagesPolitics

President Trump Isn't Happy A Judge Blocked His Travel Ban. Again.

Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen holds a news conference
Getty ImagesBusiness

Here's What The Fed's Hiked Interest Rate Means

Seal of the United States Department of Education.
U.S. Army Heraldry DirectorateU.S.

Ed. Department Could Repay Students Scammed By For-Profit Schools

French presidential candidate François Fillon
Getty ImagesPolitics

French Presidential Candidate's 'Fake Jobs' Under Formal Investigation

Representative Luis Gutierrez speaks to press after leaving the ICE office
Getty ImagesU.S.

Congressman Put In Cuffs While Protesting Deportations At ICE Office

Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall and Deputy Director Mark Hadley
Getty ImagesPolitics

CBO Projects GOP Health Care Plan Will Cut Coverage And Taxpayer Costs

Kate and Gerry McCann hold an age-progressed image of Madeleine McCann.
Getty ImagesWorld

The 10-Year Search For Madeleine McCann Gets 6 More Months Of Funding

Turkish President Erdogan and Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands
Getty ImagesWorld

Why Diplomacy Is Deteriorating Between Turkey And The Netherlands

Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a swearing-in ceremony
Getty ImagesSci/Health

Pence Defends GOP Health Care Plan In Ky., Where Obamacare Had Success

Scott Gottlieb
American Enterprise InstituteSci/Health

Trump's FDA Pick Is A Popular Choice In The Pharmaceutical Industry

Protestors demonstrate against President Trump's travel ban
Getty ImagesU.S.

Judge Who Blocked The First Travel Ban Won't Block The Second ... Yet

FBI Director James Comey
Getty ImagesTech

FBI Director Comey Wants A Back Door To Tech Encryption

Palestinian protesters hold placards during a demonstration at the Israeli separation barrier
Getty ImagesWorld

Israel Has A Travel Ban, Too

Khizr Khan speaks during a campaign rally
Getty ImagesPolitics

Khizr Khan Won't Verify That His Travel Privileges Are 'Under Review'