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Meet the Team

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
Vice President Mike Pence
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While Some Republicans Criticize, Mike Pence Says He Stands With Trump

Alabama voter
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GOP Candidates Headed For Runoff In Race For Sessions' Senate Seat

Crowds clash in Virginia.
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Trump On Charlottesville: 'What About The Alt-Left?'

AG Jeff Sessions
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Justice Dept. Wants To Know Everyone Who Visited Anti-Trump Website

Donald Trump staff member
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Report: Emails Show Trump Volunteer Tried To Broker Russia Meeting

Hospital in Sana'a, Yemen
UNICEFWorld

As Many As Half A Million Yemenis May Have Cholera Amidst Civil War

Statues of Breckinridge and Morgan
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One Mayor In Kentucky Is Pushing To Move Confederate Monuments

Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps
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Iran Aims To Boost Defense Spending In Response To US Sanctions

Kenyans flee violence in Nairobi
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At Least 24 Reportedly Killed In Kenya Post-Election Violence

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
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Some Republicans Take Sides In Trump, McConnell Spat

U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba.
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What We Know About An 'Incident' At The US Embassy In Cuba

Raila Odinga
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Kenyan Presidential Challenger: Election Was Hacked

Hyeon Soo Lim
Reuters / Korean Central News AgencyWorld

North Korea Releases Canadian Pastor On 'Sick Bail'

Soldiers at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam
DVIDsU.S.

North Korea Warns It Is Considering A Missile Attack On Guam

Kim Jong-un
Reuters / Korean Central TelevisionPolitics

Report: North Korea Miniaturized A Nuclear Warhead To Fit On A Missile

Anthem Health Insurance
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Uncertainty Pushes Major Insurer To Leave An Entire State's Exchange

Brigitte Macron and Emmanuel Macron
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To Some In France, The First Lady's Role Should Remain Unofficial

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
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Iran's President Says New US Sanctions Undermine Nuclear Deal

Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey aircraft
U.S. Air ForceU.S.

US Military Ends Search For 3 Missing Marines After Aircraft 'Mishap'

President Donald Trump
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US Tells UN It's Leaving Paris Agreement But Will Go To Meetings

John Kelly with President Donald Trump
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How 2 Disputed Phone Calls Created A White House Controversy

Attorney General Jeff Sessions
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Sessions Creates Unit To Go After Doctors, Pharmacies Pushing Opioids

Senate Democrats
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What's Next For Congress: Tax Reform, Debt Ceiling Debate

Retracted Seth Rich article on Fox News' site and Rod Wheeler's lawsuit
Fox News, US District Court Southern District of New YorkPolitics

Fox News Hit With Lawsuit Over Retracted Seth Rich Story

Donald Trump Jr. and President Donald Trump
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Washington Post: President Trump Dictated Son's Misleading Statement

Dwayne Johnson
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Hackers Say They Took 1.5 Terabytes From HBO, Including Upcoming Shows

Apple store in Shanghai, China
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Apple Goes Along With China's Latest VPN Crackdown

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro
Twitter / @PartidoPSUVWorld

Venezuela's Controversial Vote Is Sunday; Here's What You Should Know

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and President Donald Trump
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How John Kelly Fits In As Trump's New Chief Of Staff

North Korea missile test
Korean Central TelevisionPolitics

North Korea Says Its Missile Could Target Anywhere In The US