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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

Donald Trump's victory means he will win most of Indiana's 57 delegates to the July nominating convention, further padding his lead and keeping him on track for a first-ballot victory. (Associated Press) to target ‘un-American’ Donald Trump with ad campaign, a progressive digital organizing group, announced Tuesday that it will be running a multimillion dollar campaign to to keep presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump out of the White House, and is already testing messages in key states. Published May 3, 2016

John Harris (left), editor in chief of Politico, and Jim VandeHei, executive editor, speak to advertisers in Arlington, Va., on Jan. 19, 2007. (Associated Press)

Jim VandeHei, Mike Allen to leave Politco in major shakeup

A massive shakeup at Politico will see CEO Jim Vande Hei and White House correspondent Mike Allen and several other top dogs at the news publication gone by the end of the year or sooner, pushed out by disagreements over spending, according to reports. Published January 28, 2016

Decorated pumpkins sit on the steps of a home on North Carolina Avenue SE in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

Pumpkins cause climate change, Energy Department says

How scary are your jack-o'-lanterns? Scarier than you think, according to the Energy Department, which is claiming the holiday squash is responsible for unleashing greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Published October 28, 2015

This undated photo shows camping out on the sagebrush plains below the Pryor Mountains in Big Horn County, Mont., offers a great view of the Beartooth Mountains to the west. The park is just one of many places people can visit in southeastern Montana, guided by a newly printed geotourism map. (Brett French/The Billings Gazette via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

REI to close on Black Friday

Instead of opening their doors as American families are still digesting their ritual turkey, outdoor adventure retailer REI is bucking the holiday shopping tradition this year by keeping the doors on all 143 of their stores closed on Black Friday, encouraging their co-op members to #OptOutside on the annual shopping "holiday." Published October 26, 2015


Carly Fiorina: CNN GOP debate criteria may exclude her from main stage

Carly Fiorina has been steadily gaining in the polls since her showing at Fox News' Aug. 6 "kiddie table" debate, but CNN's debate criteria may keep the only woman GOP presidential hopeful from sitting with the big kids at the debate in September. Published August 19, 2015

An Indonesian plan has reportedly crashed with 54 people onboard. Screencap: SkyNews

Indonesia plane crashes into mountain

An Indonesian airliner carrying 49 passengers and 5 crew crashed in the country's easternmost mountainous region in the province of Paupa, according to a government official. Published August 16, 2015