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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.

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GOP Senator Doubts Age Limit To Buy Rifles Will Pass

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Manafort Charged With Funding Lobby For Pro-Russian Ukraine Government

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Russia Blocks UN Cease-Fire In Syria As More Civilians Die

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States Refile Suits To Try To Block Net Neutrality Repeal

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Robert Mueller Added More Charges Against Manafort, Gates

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NRA CEO Gives First Speech Since Florida School Shooting

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Nigerian Army Rescues About 80 Girls Abducted By Islamist Militants

President Donald Trump at a listening session with people affected by school shootings
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Trump Hosts Listening Session On School Safety After Shooting

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres
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UN Head Urges Ceasefire In Syria's Eastern Ghouta Region

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
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Netanyahu Ally To Implicate Him In New Corruption Case

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders
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Sarah Sanders Takes Questions On Russia Charges, Florida Shooting

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Trump Tells Jeff Sessions To Try To Ban Bump Stocks And Similar Items

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Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe May Face Arrest Over Alleged 'Fake' PhD

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US, Russian Officials Respond To Mueller's Indictment

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China Warns Trump Not To Impose Tariffs On Its Steel And Aluminum

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Brazil Asks Military To End Gang Violence In Rio De Janeiro

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Florida Suspect To Plead Guilty To Avoid Death Penalty, Defense Says

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Following Mueller's Indictment, Take A Look At Changes Made Since 2016

White House chief of staff John Kelly
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John Kelly Outlines Improvements For Security Clearance Process

Robert Mueller
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Here's What Mueller Charged Those 13 Russians With In His Indictment

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Pentagon To Begin Removing Service Members Deemed Unfit To Deploy

Mitch McConnell
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Senate Fails To Pass Bipartisan Immigration Bill After Veto Threat

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What Has — And Hasn't — Changed Since Columbine

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2018 Has Seen At Least 5 School Shootings In Just A Month And A Half

President Donald Trump salutes service members
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President Trump's Military Parade Could Cost Up To $30 Million

Jacob Zuma
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South Africa's President Jacob Zuma Just Resigned

President Donald Trump
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President Trump Says He's 'Totally Opposed' To Domestic Violence

Emmanuel Macron
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Macron: France To 'Strike' If Syria Used Chemical Weapons On Civilians

Mick Mulvaney
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Mulvaney's Office Says He'd 'Naturally' Vote For Presidential Budget

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara Netanyahu
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Israeli Police Have Wanted Charges Against Netanyahu For Years