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Jennifer Pompi

Jennifer Pompi is a general assignment reporter and afternoon slot editor for The Washington Times. Previously, she worked as an editor for AOL/Patch, covering hyperlocal news in Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties in Maryland. She can be reached at

Articles by Jennifer Pompi

FILE - The cruise ship Carnival Magic passes near Cozumel , Mexico, in this Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 file photo. The Coast Guard said it has retrieved a blood sample from a Dallas health care worker who is aboard a cruise ship and being monitored for signs of Ebola. Petty Officer Andy Kendrick says the crew flew in a helicopter Saturday Oct. 18, 2014 to meet the Carnival Magic and lowered a basket of supplies. The woman provided a sample. (AP Photo/Angel Castellanos, File)

Health worker on cruise tests negative for Ebola

A lab worker who handled samples from the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. tested negative for the disease Sunday, after self-quarantining for seven days on a cruise ship, according to Published October 19, 2014

Even with the popularity of Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In," encouraging women to be career minded, Gallup reported that Americans' views of female bosses are largely unchanged since the 1980s, when the polling agency began asking the question. (AP Photo/Keystone, Laurent Gillieron, File)

U.S. workers still prefer male boss to female boss: poll

Despite strides made towards workplace equality and women CEO's of Fortune 500 companies reaching an all time high this year, American workers still slightly prefer a male boss to a female boss, according to a recent Gallup poll. Published October 14, 2014

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, waves before addressing a crowd during the Western Republican Leadership Conference, Friday, April 25, 2014, in Sandy, Utah. Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, of Texas, is scheduled to headline the final day of a two-day conference in Utah where Republican party leaders from western states are meeting. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Hatch calls for GOP to unite around 'Constitutional conservatism'

Often viewed as divided between establishment Republicans and tea partyers, Sen. Orrin Hatch issued a call Wednesday to revamp the party's image and unite the party behind the banner of "Constitutional conservatism" — restoring traditional faith and morality and limiting government overreach. Published October 8, 2014

In this Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, image released by HBO, host Bill Maher, right, and actor Ben Affleck, left, look on as Sam Harris, author of "Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion", speaks during "Real Time With Bill Maher," in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/HBO)

Maher on Affleck Islam flap: 'We're not crazy tea-baggers'

When asked about his spat with "Gone Girl" actor Ben Affleck on Friday night's "Real Time with Bill Maher," Mr. Maher defended his comments in an interview with, saying, "We're liberals! We're liberals. We're not crazy tea-baggers, y'know." Published October 6, 2014

A worker passes an order to a customer at a Panera store in Brookline, Massachusetts. Panera has joined a growing list of restaurants asking gun owners to leave their artillery at home. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Panera to patrons: Leave your guns at home

Panera Bread has become the latest in a growing list of restaurants that are asking patrons to leave their guns at home when coming in for a meal. Published September 8, 2014

FILE - This undated file image made available by the CDC shows the Ebola Virus. As a deadly Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa, health officials are working to calm fears that the virus easily spreads, while encouraging those with symptoms to get medical care. (AP Photo/CDC, File)

Patient in New York Hospital tests negative for Ebola

A man that recently visited a West African country who was hospitalized at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York for gastrointestinal symptoms and a high fever has tested negative for Ebola. Published August 6, 2014