John Parkinson

John Parkinson

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John R. Parkinson is a digital journalist for ABC News, assigned to cover the House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol. Parkinson reports daily on the House... Read More »

John R. Parkinson is a digital journalist for ABC News, assigned to cover the House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol. Parkinson reports daily on the House Republican and Democratic leadership teams, committee hearings and all legislative business considered by the House of Representatives. As a digital journalist, he is a regular contributor to ABCNews.com, shoots video of many of his own interviews with members of Congress, and works closely with ABC News' senior political correspondent Jonathan Karl on the network's political coverage. Parkinson's assignment on Capitol Hill began in July 2010, just before the congressional midterm elections. Prior to his current assignment covering the House, he was an associate producer in the ABC News Washington bureau for more than three years, producing for Good Morning America and World News. Parkinson started his career at ABC News in 2004 as a desk assistant and also worked as a production assistant in the Washington bureau. A native of Baraboo, Wis., he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2004 from the University of Wisconsin - double majoring in Journalism & Mass Communication and Political Science.

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House Speaker John Boehner Threatens Second Lawsuit Against Obama on Immigration
JEFF ZELENY and JOHN PARKINSON
Jan 27, 2015 12:37 PM Story from Politics JEFF ZELENY and JOHN PARKINSON, ABC News
Obama Will Not Meet With Netanyahu During March Visit
JOHN PARKINSON and MARY BRUCE
Jan 22, 2015 02:07 PM Story from Politics JOHN PARKINSON and MARY BRUCE, ABC News
Why John Boehner Will Win Reelection as House Speaker Today
JOHN PARKINSON
Jan 06, 2015 07:05 AM Story from Politics JOHN PARKINSON, ABC News
Boehner Says It Hurts to Be Called 'Spineless or a Squish'
JOHN PARKINSON
Jan 08, 2015 01:13 PM Story from Politics JOHN PARKINSON, ABC News
Paul Ryan Will Not Run for President in 2016
JOHN PARKINSON
Jan 12, 2015 04:39 PM Story from Politics JOHN PARKINSON, ABC News
Boehner Narrowly Reelected House Speaker
JOHN PARKINSON
Jan 06, 2015 03:22 PM Story from Politics JOHN PARKINSON, ABC News
John Boehner���s Revenge: How The House Speaker Is Punishing GOP Defectors
JOHN PARKINSON
Jan 07, 2015 03:59 PM Story from Politics JOHN PARKINSON, ABC News
Five Things GOP Congress Expected to Tackle in New Year
JOHN PARKINSON
Jan 05, 2015 04:50 AM Story from Politics JOHN PARKINSON, ABC News
How State of the Union 'Date Night' Got Dumped
JOHN PARKINSON
Jan 20, 2015 06:35 PM Story from Politics JOHN PARKINSON, ABC News
Taylor Swift's Response to Her Congressional Star Turn
JOHN PARKINSON
Jan 16, 2015 04:34 PM Story from Politics JOHN PARKINSON, ABC News
Why Congressman Had Grim Crucifixion Posters on House Floor
JOHN PARKINSON
Nov 14, 2014 07:46 PM Story from Politics JOHN PARKINSON, ABC News
President Obama Orders Full Review of Hostage Negotiation Policy
JOHN PARKINSON
Nov 17, 2014 08:08 PM Story from Politics JOHN PARKINSON, ABC News
Midterm Election 2014 Results: GOP Takes Stronger Grip on the House
JOHN PARKINSON
Nov 05, 2014 12:30 AM Story from Politics JOHN PARKINSON, ABC News
Immigration: President Obama 'Damaging Presidency' With Unilateral Action, Boehner Says
JOHN PARKINSON
Nov 21, 2014 10:45 AM Story from Politics JOHN PARKINSON, ABC News
Boehner Warns Obama Not to 'Burn Himself' on Immigration Reform
John Parkinson
Nov 06, 2014 03:53 PM Blog Entry from Politics John Parkinson, ABC News
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