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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
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Federal Communications Commission Set To Undo Net Neutrality

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'Call Of Duty' Is Returning To Its Roots

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Get Ready For Round 2 Of The GOP's Health Care Reform

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The US Owes Mexico Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars Because Of Tuna

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Judge Blocks Order From Causing 'Irreparable Harm' To Sanctuary Cities

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Doctors Develop Innovative Way To Save Babies Born Prematurely

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Trump Backs Off Wall Deal, Would Settle For 'Border Security' Money

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Congress Is Its Own Obstacle In Russia Probe

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When Congress Comes Back To D.C., Here's What They'll Be Working On

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'Fate Of The Furious' Slows Down But Keeps Its Top Spot At Box Office

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North Korea Has Reportedly Detained Another US Citizen

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Taliban Takes Credit For Killing At Least 140 At Afghan Military Base

New Surgeon General Sylvia Trent-Adams
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The Country's Next Surgeon General Is A Nurse

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Republicans Offer Democrats A Dollar-For-Dollar Budget Deal

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University Cancels Speech After A Judge Forces Another To Allow One

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson To Politicians: You Don't Get To Deny Science

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Trump's Latest U-Turn: Renewing The Iran Nuclear Deal

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First DREAMer To Be Deported Sues Trump Administration

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Homeland Security Secretary Tells Lawmakers 'Shut Up,' Do Your Jobs

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Sessions Wants To Be Tough On Crime, Starting With MS-13

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Palestinian Prisoners Stage Massive Hunger Strike In Israel

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This Organization Says The EU Is Letting Refugees Die At Sea

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Turkey's President Just Got A Lot More Powerful

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McCarthy's 'Spicey' Dons Easter Bunny Costume, Gives Passover Lesson

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#TaxDay Demonstrations In Several Cities Get A Presidential Response

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CIA Director Calls WikiLeaks A 'Hostile Intelligence Service'

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Bomb Dropped On ISIS Tunnels Killed At Least 90, Officials Now Say

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Trump Adopts Obama-Era Economic Policy, Abandons Campaign Promises

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Trump Is Distancing Himself From One Key Staffer. Here's Why.

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Trump Is Beating Obama In One Big Way