John R. Parkinson

John R. 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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NSA: 'Over 50' Terror Plots Foiled by Data Dragnets
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Jun 18, 2013 11:20 AM Story from Politics JOHN R. PARKINSON, ABC News
Rep. John Dingell to Break Record: 57 Years in Congress
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May 30, 2013 04:48 PM Story from Politics JOHN R. PARKINSON, ABC News
Paul Ryan: Obama Has No Tax Mandate
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Nov 13, 2012 04:37 PM Story from Politics/OTUS JOHN R. PARKINSON, ABC News
Pelosi Will Remain as House Democratic Leader
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Nov 13, 2012 03:13 PM Story from Politics/OTUS JOHN R. PARKINSON, ABC News
Committee Votes Attorney General Eric Holder in Contempt of Congress After Obama Asserts Executive Privilege
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Jun 20, 2012 10:56 AM Story from Politics/OTUS DEVIN DWYER and JOHN R. PARKINSON, ABC News
Naked, Sore, Bruised and Bleeding: Alleged U.S. Contractor Rape Victim Fights for Day in Court
Jamie Leigh Jones, Halliburton, KBR, Contractor, Baghdad, Iraq, Defense, Senate, Amendment, Bill, Legislation, Al Franken, Rape, JOHN R. PARKINSON, Blotter
Oct 07, 2009 04:08 PM Story from Blotter JOHN R. PARKINSON, ABC News
NFL Commissioner Faces Congress Over Concussions
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Oct 28, 2009 08:57 AM Story from WN JOHN R. PARKINSON, ABC News
Congress Split on Significance of Latest Unemployment Data
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Dec 04, 2009 02:04 PM Story from Politics JOHN R. PARKINSON, ABC News
Women Demand Equal Benefits for Equal Premiums
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Oct 15, 2009 03:20 PM Story from Politics/Health JOHN R. PARKINSON, ABC News
Eva Longoria Parker Joins Latino Commission With Sights Set on New National Museum
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Oct 13, 2009 04:31 PM Story from Politics JOHN R. PARKINSON, ABC News
NFL Commish Asks Congress for Help Enforcing Drug Testing Policies
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Nov 03, 2009 01:41 PM Story from Politics JOHN R. PARKINSON, ABC News
How Clean Is Your Drinking Water?
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Dec 08, 2009 03:19 PM Story from Politics JOHN R. PARKINSON, ABC News
Congressional Pay Cut? Arizona Democrat Suggests One to Nancy Pelosi
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Sep 17, 2010 11:50 AM Story from Politics JOHN R. PARKINSON, ABC News
Vote 2010: From Pizza Parlor to Power Player
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Oct 12, 2010 04:52 PM Story from Politics JOHN R. PARKINSON, ABC News
Sportscaster's Next Call: Congress
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Oct 14, 2010 06:28 PM Story from Politics JOHN R. PARKINSON, ABC News
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