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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Paul Ryan Plots 'Way Forward,' Hinting at Presidential Aspirations
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Aug 19, 2014 12:01 AM Blog Entry from Politics John Parkinson, ABC News
CDC: Unclear Whether Experimental Ebola Serum Working on Americans
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Aug 07, 2014 06:47 PM Blog Entry from Politics John Parkinson, ABC News
ABC's '14 for 14' Hot Seat: Meet Mary Burke, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's Worst Nightmare
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Aug 07, 2014 10:09 AM Blog Entry from Politics John Parkinson, ABC News
Pelosi Chases Republican Tom Marino Across House Chamber
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Aug 01, 2014 08:49 PM Blog Entry from Politics John Parkinson, ABC News
Boehner Wants National Guard Deployed to Border
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Jul 09, 2014 02:55 PM Blog Entry from Politics John Parkinson, ABC News
VA's Newest Scandal: Whistleblower Retaliation
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Jul 09, 2014 09:40 AM Blog Entry from Politics John Parkinson, ABC News
Boehner Pins Border Crisis on Obama's 'False Hope'
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Jul 10, 2014 02:04 PM Blog Entry from Politics John Parkinson, ABC News
'Shocked' Rep Scolds VA Over 'Deception' in Latest Revelations
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Jul 15, 2014 09:35 AM Blog Entry from Politics John Parkinson, ABC News
House Passes $11 Billion Highway Bill in Bipartisan Vote
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Jul 15, 2014 06:24 PM Blog Entry from Politics John Parkinson, ABC News
People Keep Trying to Sneak Guns Into the US Capitol
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Jul 23, 2014 11:33 AM Blog Entry from Politics John Parkinson, ABC News
Former IRS Official Calls Conservatives 'Crazies' and Worse in Newly Released Emails
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Jul 30, 2014 01:59 PM Blog Entry from Politics John Parkinson, ABC News
Why a Frustrated Democrat Wants a Swimming Pool in Darrell Issa's Committee Room
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Jul 28, 2014 05:03 PM Blog Entry from Politics John Parkinson, ABC News
Boehner v. Obama: House Approves Resolution to Sue President
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Jul 30, 2014 07:36 PM Blog Entry from Politics John Parkinson, ABC News
Alaska Republican Rep. Don Young Reprimanded by House Ethics
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Jun 20, 2014 03:22 PM Blog Entry from Politics John Parkinson, ABC News
Embattled Mississippi Tea Party Leader Takes Own Life
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Jun 27, 2014 12:58 PM Blog Entry from Politics John Parkinson, ABC News
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