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Joseph Clark

Joseph Clark

Joseph Clark covers Congress and national security for The Washington Times. He is a Kansas native and holds a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from the University of Kansas. Joseph spent ten years in the Navy after college and worked briefly in banking prior to obtaining his master's degree from the Columbia Journalism School and joining The Washington Times. He can be reached at

Articles by Joseph Clark

The U.S. Capitol is seen, Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) ** FILE **

Lawmakers push to reclaim war powers from presidents

A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation this week to strengthen the Nixon-era resolution aimed at curbing the president's ability to fight lengthy wars abroad without congressional approval. Published July 21, 2021

This March 27, 2008, file photo shows the Pentagon in Washington. The Associated Press has learned that leaders of the military services have expressed reservations to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin about removing sexual assault cases from the chain of command. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Senate panel advances military-justice overhaul proposal

A Senate subcommittee on Tuesday advanced an amendment to overhaul the military's process for prosecuting major crimes, including sexual assault, by removing decisions from the chain of command. Published July 20, 2021