John Bowden

The Hill

@jabowden4

  • Currently serves as a Washington D.C. based reporter for The Hill covering politics, policy, and breaking news.
  • Graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism from Elon University in 2014
  • Previously worked for WFMY News 2 and the Washington Examiner.
Activist who confronted Chelsea Clinton: She 'hurt our fight against white supremacy'

Mar 17

The student activists who confronted Chelsea Clinton at a vigil in New York City for victims of the New Zealand mosque shootings on Friday said that Clinton's comments concerning Rep. Ilhan Omar's (D-Minn.) criticism of t...

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Biden on potential candidacy: 'I have the most progressive record'

Mar 17

Former Vice President Joe Biden hinted at a 2020 presidential campaign, telling an audience that he views himself to be the most progressive of any Democrat running or considering a run for the presidency.At a spee...

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'Justice with Jeanine' on repeat after Pirro's comments about Muslims

Mar 17

Saturday night's episode of "Justice with Jeanine" on Fox News was set to air a repeat episode as the host faces controversy over her comments about Muslims.During an episode last Saturday, Pirro questioned whether...

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Fox News won't air 'Justice with Jeanine' on Saturday after Pirro's comments about Omar

Mar 17

Fox News was set to air a repeat episode of a documentary series in place of "Justice with Jeanine" as the host faces controversy over her comments about Muslims.Pirro's show Saturday was set to air a repeat episod...

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Washington Senate passes bill that would keep Trump off 2020 ballot unless he releases tax returns

Mar 16

Washington's state Senate passed a bill this week that would drop President Trump from the state's 2020 presidential ballot until he releases his tax returns.The bill, which advanced Tuesday to the state's House of...

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Buttigieg says campaign gained enough donors to be on debate stage

Mar 16

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D) said Saturday that his campaign raised enough individual donors to guarantee a spot at the first Democratic Party debate of the 2020 cycle.Buttigieg, who is exploring a White Hou...

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Trump attacks John McCain over Obamacare repeal

Mar 16

President Trump took aim at former Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Saturday for the late senator's vote against the GOP Senate majority during the Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare in 2017.McCain, who died last...

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Missouri lawmaker files bills requiring some residents to own AR-15s, handguns

Mar 16

A Republican lawmaker in Missouri wants to require adults in his state to purchase handguns and AR-15 rifles.Two bills introduced by Rep. Andrew McDaniel (R) would require residents to purchase firearms while provi...

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Illinois House votes to require LGBT history curriculum be taught in schools

Mar 16

Lawmakers in the Illinois state House of Representatives voted Wednesday to approve a plan that includes historical figures in the LGBT civil rights movement in K-12 textbooks,...

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'Fox & Friends' hosts credit Bill Maher for comments about Dems

Mar 16

The right-leaning hosts of "Fox & Friends" applauded liberal "Real Time" host Bill Maher on Saturday after the comedian knocked Democrats on his show Friday for refusing to allow Fox News to host a Democratic primary...

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Booker on relationship with Rosario Dawson: 'I'm very happy about it'

Mar 15

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) confirmed his relationship with actress Rosario Dawson on Friday, telling reporters that Dawson is a "wonderful actor."At a campaign stop in New Hampshire, Booker told reporters that he wa...

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Grandfather killed in New Zealand attack after throwing himself in front of other worshippers: report

Mar 15

A 71-year-old man died Friday during shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, after he reportedly threw himself in front of other victims to shield them from gunfire....

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James Gunn reinstated as director for 'Guardians of the Galaxy 3': report

Mar 15

Hollywood director James Gunn has been reinstated as the writer and director for the third installment of Marvel Studios' "Guardians of the Galaxy" franchise, the studio announced Friday.Gunn's representatives and...

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Boehner says it's Democrats' turn for a Tea Party movement

Mar 15

Former Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Friday that he expects the Democratic Party to experience its own "Tea Party"-style movement that will push the party to the left.In an interview...

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Winner of largest Mega Millions jackpot donating portion of winnings to Alabama tornado victims

Mar 15

The lawyer for a South Carolina woman who came forward with the winning ticket for the largest Mega Millions lottery jackpot in U.S. history said she will donate some of the money to tornado relief efforts in Alabama....

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Michelle Obama recruits volunteers for local election campaigns: There are 'no off years'

Mar 15

Michelle Obama issued a recruiting call for volunteers across the country on Friday, urging Americans to organize behind local and municipal election candidates and stressing in an email that there is no such thing as an "off year" in U.S.

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University of Tennessee announces free tuition for lower-income students

Mar 15

The University of Tennessee will begin providing free tuition to students from low-income families, the school's president announced Thursday.The Associated Press...

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O'Rourke on impeachment: 2020 voters may be 'best way to resolve' Trump

Mar 15

Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) backed away from the notion of impeaching President Trump on Thursday, pointing to the 2020 election as the best place to remove Trump from office.In...

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Cummings demands former Fox News reporter share Stormy Daniels hush-money documents

Mar 15

The chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee said Thursday that he will demand information from a former Fox News reporter who says her network killed a story about President Trump's payments to Stormy Daniels and other women during th

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Omar responds to New Zealand mosque shooting: 'We must not live in fear'

Mar 15

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) on Friday expressed support for victims of a mass shooting in New Zealand, tweeting that the devastating attack that killed an estimated 49 people in Christchurch would not force Muslims to "live in fear."

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