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Kellan Howell

Kellan Howell

Kellan Howell, an investigative reporter for The Washington Times, covers campaign finance and government accountability. Originally from Williamsburg, Va., Kellan graduated from James Madison University where she received bachelor's degrees in media arts and design and international affairs with a concentration in western European politics.

During her time at JMU, she interned for British technology and business news website "ITPro" in London and worked as a freelance reporter for The Washington Guardian. She was also an executive editor of 22807, a new student magazine covering arts and culture in the JMU community.

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Articles by Kellan Howell

Deez Nuts joins 2016 presidential race

Just when it seemed the 2016 presidential race couldn't get any more crowded, or colorful, another oddball candidate has put in a bid for the White House -- under the name Deez Nuts. Published July 28, 2015

(Image: Twitter, Planned Parenthood)

Planned Parenthood tweets 'minions' defense of fetal organ videos

Following widespread criticism after two video clips revealed Planned Parenthood is in the business of selling the organs of aborted fetuses, the organization tweeted an encouraging message to its followers using animation from the new Universal Pictures movie, "Minions." Published July 25, 2015

An unidentified man, center, is escorted from a medical clinic in Little Rock, Ark., by Drug Enforcement Administration officers Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Early morning raids in Arkansas, Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi were the final stage of an operation launched last summer by the DEA's drug diversion unit, a senior DEA official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston) ** FILE **

DEA's criminal informants run wild under poor management: report

Senior members of drug-trafficking rings and criminal organizations serving as informants for the Drug Enforcement Administration have been allowed to run amok because the agency's management and oversight of its confidential sources and their approved illegal activity is so poor. Published July 21, 2015

Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Naples Daily News/Associated Press) ** FILE **

Rick Scott orders Fla. National Guard recruiters to armory

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is ordering National Guard recruiters at six storefront locations to relocate to their nearest armory after the shootings at military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee this week. Published July 18, 2015