Jon Ward 5 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 10:45pm RT @barstoolsports: Jack White came to the beginning of Brewers-Nationals, left to perform an entire concert, finished, heard the game was still going on and decided to come back. Legend @Starting9https://t.co/d4Ggcqv80G
Link to Image Jon Ward 7 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 8:38pm idk he does want to keep the filibuster https://t.co/WNP9DvT0lM Jon Ward 8 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 7:25pm reminds me of uproar over reporters playing touch football on the beach with Romney campaign in 2012. seems kinda dumb now. press used to play regular softball games against Jimmy Carter when he was a candidate and I believe when he was president. coverage didn't suffer https://t.co/NQjbnCEbFR Jon Ward 12 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 3:30pm @steveschale thanks for your day's time :) Jon Ward 12 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 3:29pm RT @steveschale: Finally got around to reading my friend @jonward11 piece on the false allegations of voter fraud in nearby Quitman, GA. It is very well done & quite worthy of your time. https://t.co/UxoOEHD54g Jon Ward 15 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 1:21pm RT @ccadelago: Overwhelmingly, Kamala Harris is the candidate Iowans most want to like. “You’re in my top-two,” they tell her, as only they can.
As she works to overcome Joe and Elizabeth, a Kamala bus tour across the state — w/ real burritos and imaginary Angus horns. https://t.co/7cmqQTHbAZ Jon Ward 15 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 1:18pm some of my recent work
1.) a book, Camelot's End, about Ted Kennedy & Jimmy Carter & the Democrats' last great battle in 1980 https://t.co/HMoPlZn4k4
2.) a big piece on allegations of voter suppression & Brian Kemp https://t.co/frFMs7lH1s
more here: https://t.co/FP0svhsCYDhttps://t.co/Ze1pelW2P6
Link to Image Jon Ward 16 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 11:51am RT @capitalweather: Last night's lightning show north of DC was incredible... like a strobe light-flicker that went on and on...
We break it down....
https://t.co/B2oNJwUx3J Jon Ward 16 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 11:50am RT @capitalweather: Great video of last night's lightning machine north of DC.
We reviewed data which showed 70 THOUSAND lightning discharges in an hour: https://t.co/B2oNJwUx3Jhttps://t.co/B2M8s6WARr Jon Ward 18 hours ago:   Monday Aug 19 - 9:45am RT @HowardU: We’re ready to golf this morning as we kick off an exciting partnership with @StephenCurry30, who has pledged to support the establishment of an NCAA Division 1 golf program at Howard. Curry shared that he will remain committed for at least the first 6 years. #HowarduGolfhttps://t.co/HR3sQXpdYS
Link to Image Jon Ward 1 day ago:   Sunday Aug 18 - 7:53pm RT @NYTmag: Our #1619project examines the many ways the legacy of slavery continues to shape and define life in the United States.
https://t.co/Rk1ocNg3tZ Jon Ward 1 day ago:   Sunday Aug 18 - 7:52pm RT @jbouie: to the extent that black thinkers have rejected the idea that america can be “realized,” it is because of reactions like this, people who respond to “please be better” with “shut up.” Jon Ward 3 days ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 4:15pm RT @colincampbell: How Kamala Harris was shaped by ‘The Peoples’ Republic of Berkeley,’ via @AndrewRomanohttps://t.co/05r3z3SSsP Jon Ward 4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 9:06am RT @CarolLeonnig: NEW >>>> Jeff Epstein autopsy found multiple neck bone fractures, which can be caused by suicidal hanging -- but are more commonly found in homicidal strangulation.
The mystery deepens about the death of a billionaire w secrets
Me w @byaaroncdavishttps://t.co/LqAyFBS51C Jon Ward 4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 9:06am RT @costareports: “But unlike during the Great Recession, global leaders are not working in unison to confront mounting problems and arrest the slowdown. Instead, they are increasingly at one another’s throats.” https://t.co/FEbBkWihYq Jon Ward 6 days ago:   Tuesday Aug 13 - 2:02pm Another original and fascinating piece from @alexnazaryanhttps://t.co/1W3BlZi8N1 Jon Ward 1 week ago:   Sunday Aug 11 - 9:14pm RT @MarkZuckerman: More heartache to an already heartbreaking weekend in DC sports media. Katelyn was so excited to cover the Nats this summer, and we all enjoyed getting to know her and her dog, Will. https://t.co/BqSzr6dya9 Jon Ward 1 week ago:   Sunday Aug 11 - 9:13pm RT @Adam_Zielonka: Katelyn Davis shadowed me at the Mystics game Thursday night, with her internship at the Times nearing its end. I'm heartbroken to say that Katelyn passed away early Saturday. She was 18. Please pray for her and her loved ones. https://t.co/QnEnOT0qzR Jon Ward 1 week ago:   Sunday Aug 11 - 3:54pm RT @TheHappyRecap: If I’m the Nats Bob Henley would be reassigned post-game. #WSHvsNYM Jon Ward 1 week ago:   Sunday Aug 11 - 3:52pm RT @YahooNews: How a criminal investigation in Georgia set an ominous tone for African-American voters https://t.co/2WqWCILFQi via @jonward11https://t.co/IfUIYJIqEl
Link to Image Jon Ward 1 week ago:   Sunday Aug 11 - 11:30am @SportsStringer Thanks for reading! Jon Ward 1 week ago:   Sunday Aug 11 - 11:30am RT @SportsStringer: @jonward11 I just finished reading Camelot's End. It was well-worth the read, having purchased instead of just checking it out at a library and now having in hardback. Jon Ward 1 week ago:   Saturday Aug 10 - 1:37pm @amyewalter I found that LA Times editorial about their concerns over California’s no limit ballot harvesting https://t.co/XzgcSACcNchttps://t.co/u50Eqc4qQ8
Link to Image Jon Ward 1 week ago:   Tuesday Aug 6 - 7:17am @BrianKempGA Proud to work with the indefatigable @SamAMatthews on this project & the awesome crew we had on location, and with the whole team at @YahooNews, especially @weinbergersa. Thanks @KelliGrant_news for the always stellar work! https://t.co/frFMs7lH1s Jon Ward 1 week ago:   Tuesday Aug 6 - 7:11am Dennard and others lived under the threat of decades in jail for years. Lula Smart considered suicide for a time. They said they felt @BrianKempGA owed them an apology. Kemp declined to respond to any questions submitted by Yahoo News. https://t.co/frFMs7lH1s Jon Ward 1 week ago:   Tuesday Aug 6 - 7:11am The leader of the Quitman 10+2, Nancy Dennard, is a lifelong educator. She faced 11 felonies & was then offered a plea deal if she would admit wrongdoing. She refused to do so. All her charges were dismissed. She is now mayor of Quitman. (Video at link) https://t.co/frFMs7lH1s Jon Ward 1 week ago:   Tuesday Aug 6 - 7:11am In 2016, Georgia's Attorney General issued guidance making clear that the majority of the charges in the Quitman case had been based on an erroneous interpretation of the law. Only then did Kemp finally dismiss the case at the state election board level https://t.co/frFMs7lH1shttps://t.co/7wcQ0dveRD
Link to Image Jon Ward 1 week ago:   Tuesday Aug 6 - 7:11am The day before the election, a local gun store owner reported "black customers coming into the store all day long buying ammunition”, and said rumor was that "if the election did not go ‘their’ way on Tuesday that Quitman would burn to the ground.” https://t.co/frFMs7lH1shttps://t.co/GovR1zNiku
Link to Image Jon Ward 1 week ago:   Tuesday Aug 6 - 7:11am And Quitman is a place well acquainted with fear. It is part of Brooks County, which is named after an arch-segregationist congressman & which saw the third-highest number of lynchings in the state during the Jim Crow era, according to @eji_org’s report https://t.co/QKj9VGsUQ5 Jon Ward 1 week ago:   Tuesday Aug 6 - 7:11am Kemp’s office conducted over 400 interviews, mostly in Quitman's black community. People there said it matched what @staceyabrams said last year: “Voter suppression isn’t only about blocking the vote, it’s also about creating an atmosphere of fear.” https://t.co/frFMs7lH1s Jon Ward 1 week ago:   Tuesday Aug 6 - 7:11am Fox News’ @ericshawnTV touted the Quitman case as a voter fraud story, with lots of exasperation over how "we see this ... time and time again. It almost seems it doesn’t go away.” You can watch that video here: https://t.co/FK38KMEKEP Jon Ward 1 week ago:   Tuesday Aug 6 - 7:11am There’s also a podcast episode you can listen to, where I talked to @ArielWriter, the outstanding @AJC investigative reporter who did outstanding work on this story. That episode is linked to in the story but the audio page is here too: https://t.co/cDG1m0lOze Jon Ward 1 week ago:   Tuesday Aug 6 - 7:11am We did over two dozen interviews, reviewed over 1000 pages of documents, & produced 6500 words, a 10-minute video & a podcast to let you decide what happened. It began as voter fraud but became what looked very much like voter intimidation. https://t.co/frFMs7lH1s Jon Ward 1 week ago:   Tuesday Aug 6 - 7:11am Soon after @BrianKempGA became GA’s Sec of State a dozen African-Americans were arrested & charged w 120 felony voter fraud counts. The case dragged on for 6 yrs, even after a jury found no evidence of wrong-doing. This is the story of the Quitman 10+2 https://t.co/frFMs7lH1s Jon Ward 1 week ago:   Tuesday Aug 6 - 7:11am Conservatives incline to believe voter fraud stories. Liberals lean toward voter suppression. How often do we really dig into the details of a case and follow the facts where they lead? That’s what we did in a big case in Georgia. https://t.co/frFMs7lH1shttps://t.co/2WKRw9ynqo
Link to Image Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Monday Aug 5 - 10:34pm RT @ByronYork: A huge number of retirements sank Republican hopes of keeping House in 2018. Now, looks like it's happening again: 11 House GOP retirements so far, vs. 3 Dems. From @jmartNYT: https://t.co/xJ3Zn6DII1 Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Monday Aug 5 - 10:30pm RT @adamwren: Scoop: @PeteButtigieg had a call with Democratic superdelegates today to make his pitch, take questions & ask for their support. Two sources familiar tell me campaign is focused on early states, but prepping for an open convention. New for @thedailybeast: https://t.co/Fj90anpEyr Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Sunday Aug 4 - 10:19pm RT @CarlosLozadaWP: The first book “to fully capture just how dysfunctional — and destructive — Trump’s executive branch has turned out to be.” Jacob Hacker reviews THE BEST PEOPLE by @alexnazaryan: https://t.co/yWEZirP6Qf Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Sunday Aug 4 - 9:47pm RT @RodRosenstein: George is right. Killing random civilians to spread a political message is terrorism. FBI classifies it as domestic terrorism, but "white terrorism" is more precise. Many of the killers are lone-wolf losers indoctrinated to hate through the internet, just like Islamic terrorists. https://t.co/uyyjkoh1fR Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Sunday Aug 4 - 9:43pm RT @CesarConda: Agree with @RepJimBanks. Trump should immediately establish a high-level White House anti-#WhiteSupremacistTerrorist task force or interagency group. https://t.co/rHWu8o4Op8 Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Sunday Aug 4 - 9:36pm RT @stevenjay: "The Republican Party, which controls power in Washington and both states where America’s most recent mass shootings occurred, struggled on Sunday to provide a response or offer a solution." https://t.co/UtzYj2RWPK Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Sunday Aug 4 - 9:27pm “We are contending here not with another ‘lone wolf,’ but with the fruit of a murderous and resurgent ideology — white supremacy — that deserves to be treated by the authorities in the same manner as has been the threat posed by militant Islam.“ - from the editorial https://t.co/usDaBvwwjO Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Sunday Aug 4 - 9:24pm RT @_JakeRussell: Philadelphia Union midfielder Alejandro Bedoya scores a goal against D.C. United, then takes a field mic and says "Hey Congress, do something now! End gun violence! Let's go!" https://t.co/yMXT6gz93G
Link to Image Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Sunday Aug 4 - 1:28pm RT @simpleman52: “There’s more celebrity worship inside the Christian world than outside it...A lot of the problems the Christian world projects out into the world flow from a spiritual superiority complex and an intellectual inferiority complex.”–@nytdavidbrooks
🔥 interview with @jonward11https://t.co/x8FQxyOHcm Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Sunday Aug 4 - 8:51am RT @dianabutlerbass: If you are a preacher and fail to address the killings of the last 24 hours today, know that Christians like me will walk away from church heartbroken. This is the time for radical words and even more radical action. Love demands it. Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Sunday Aug 4 - 8:37am RT @DavidAFrench: Regardless of whether that manifesto is real, this is still true:
We should be treating online alt-right/white supremacist radicalization with the exact seriousness we treat online jihadist radicalization.
If that manifesto is real, then this is especially true. Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Sunday Aug 4 - 8:20am RT @nfergus: This is the most insightful commentary I have read tonight on the horrific massacre in El Paso: “The El Paso Shooting and the Gamification of Terror” - bellingcat https://t.co/BDACi1ADIP Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Saturday Aug 3 - 10:12am @nytdavidbrooks I talked to David Brooks on the @LongGamePodcast about all the ways faith eludes us, his new book - which I loved - and whether Cory Booker can find a way above conventional politics https://t.co/mMEEnLYOnV Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Friday Aug 2 - 8:52pm RT @Peter_Wehner: "To me, Trump is a moral threat to the country...He's not a policy revolutionary, he's a cultural revolutionary. And I don't think you can answer to that with just economic plans."
-- @nytdavidbrooks interview with @jonward11 on Jon's excellent podcast.
https://t.co/WpKwu6I310 Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Friday Aug 2 - 6:04pm @nytdavidbrooks Also an interesting quote from Brooks here: "Marianne Williamson is weird in all sorts of ways, but she's got this right: that you have to respond with a moral upsurge." https://t.co/rRfZHs3469 Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Friday Aug 2 - 5:56pm fri news dump: i had @nytdavidbrooks on my pod & we talked about his excellent new book. there's a parallel between people freaking out when he was reading Christian books ("I don't feel converted" he says) & inverse reaction to Josh Harris, who's a friend https://t.co/NaLBhllHPq Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Friday Aug 2 - 2:05pm RT @TylerKepner: ‘We’re Lab Rats’: A Baseball League Where Stealing First Is O.K. https://t.co/dSCgbqGQRS Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Friday Aug 2 - 2:03pm RT @elizacollins1: Hundreds of bot-like social media accounts pushed divisive racial content, particularly targeted at @KamalaHarris during the last two sets of debates. https://t.co/OHJLE6qSra Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Friday Aug 2 - 2:02pm The writer of this profile, Patrick Anderson, became a speechwriter on the 76 carter campaign and wrote a pretty good book about it Electing Jimmy Carter: The Campaign of 1976 https://t.co/5fEj5SvwKNhttps://t.co/MZwuTzwC05 Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Friday Aug 2 - 12:01pm RT @jamieson: @jonward11 It’s been a while since I checked to see if it was a parody account. This was one of those times. Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Friday Aug 2 - 12:01pm This, ah, will come up https://t.co/hriB9YZYnq Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Friday Aug 2 - 10:45am i actually thought this might be too low, even for this president https://t.co/kKuMaoST0p Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Friday Aug 2 - 9:44am unreal https://t.co/tb36K9aL99 Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Friday Aug 2 - 8:48am @SENSE1B0B Let’s get tribal! Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Friday Aug 2 - 8:43am RT @alexnazaryan: This being 2019, my convo w/ @kathygriffin naturally included discussion of Holocaust historian @TimothyDSnyder, White House reporter @jdawsey1 and, of course, Robert Mueller.
And, yeah, we talked about "the photo."
https://t.co/pEZNhcAaRc Jon Ward 2 weeks ago:   Thursday Aug 1 - 9:14pm Marianne Williamson's closing statement from the Tuesday night debate. It's pretty powerful stuff actually. https://t.co/whvRcFdc7O