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Jeff Mordock

Jeff Mordock is the Justice Department reporter for The Washington Times. A native of Newtown, Pennsylvania, he previously worked for Gannett and has won awards from both the Delaware Press Association and the Maryland Delaware D.C. Press Association. He is a graduate of George Washington University and can be reached at [email protected].

Articles by Jeff Mordock

Residents in the Logan Circle neighborhood placed a clutch flowers where a female jogger was fatally stabbed Tuesday night in the 1400 block of 11th Street NW. Police are offering a $25,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of the man who stabbed Wendy K. Martinez, 35. (Photo by Jeff Mordock / The Washington Times)

D.C. police search for man who fatally stabbed Wendy K. Martinez

D.C. police were searching Wednesday for a man who fatally stabbed a female jogger Tuesday evening in Logan Circle — an apparently random attack that has shaken residents and businesses in the Northwest neighborhood. Published September 19, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions talks about efforts to combat violent crime during a stop at the U.S. Attorney's Office Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) ** FILE **

Sessions: Trump administration to stand up to college free speech 'bullies'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday the Trump administration will stand up to "bullies on campus" who stifle free speech at colleges and universities, while a top Republican senator urged him to back up the tough talk with more legal action to support students snared by speech codes. Published September 17, 2018

FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the Federal District Court after a hearing, in Washington. A federal judge in Washington has denied Paul Manafort's request to move his second trial from the District of Columbia. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson says Manafort hasn't shown that he couldn't pick an impartial jury in the District of Columbia due to pre-trail publicity.   (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

Manafort pleads guilty, will cooperate with Mueller's team

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded guilty to two felonies on Friday and has agreed to cooperate with the Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Published September 14, 2018

Former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner pled guilty to a sexting charge of transferring obscene material to a minor, and was sentenced to 21 months in prison, ordered to pay a $10,000 fine and was required to permanently register as a sex offender. In this Sept. 25, 2017 file photo, former Congressman Anthony Weiner leaves federal court following his sentencing in New York. Weiner is set to report to the Federal Medical Center, Devens, Mass., Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, to serve his prison sentence in a sexting case that rocked the presidential race. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Judicial Watch sues DOJ for Anthony Weiner emails

Judicial Watch has filed a lawsuit against the Justice Department to recover all of the materials found on the laptop of former Rep. Anthony Weiner, New York Democrat, the conservative watchdog group said Tuesday. Published September 11, 2018

This Thursday, July 12, 2018, photo provided by the Alexandria, Va., Detention Center shows Paul Manafort, who was booked into the William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center. (Alexandria Detention Center via AP)

Manafort attorneys offer glimpse into possible defense in latest filing

In the first glimpse of a possible trial defense, attorneys for Paul Manafort on Tuesday asked a Washington, D.C., federal court if they could argue the Justice Department's limited enforcement of the Foreign Agents Registration Act has created confusion among lobbyists. Published September 11, 2018