Senior writer, Congressional Quarterly/Roll Call. Leads Military Reporters & Editors, National Press Club Press Freedom team.

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Donnelly is a veteran defense reporter for Congressional Quarterly and Roll Call with a strong track record of fair, accurate and groundbreaking coverage of national security. His scoops have netted numerous awards for investigative and exclusive reporting on Pentagon acquisition malpractice, wit...

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@johnmdonnelly — 5,611 followers, 18,623 tweets

Nov 18, 2017

Thanks to @Christi_Paul and @VictorBlackwell for having me on a @CNN @NewDay panel today to talk about the latest developments in the #Russia probe. Great questions.

Nov 17, 2017

RT @RVAwonk: NEW: Greg Gianforte lied to police after assault of Guardian journalist @Bencjacobs. Gianforte falsely claimed Jac… 

Nov 17, 2017

RT @jaketapper: A reminder that Moore has been accused of sexually molesting a 14 year old girl and sexually assaulting a 16 year o…

Nov 16, 2017

RT @tedlieu: From this amazing video, one can infer the following: --Our children will need something more than a high school d…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Food & Drink Daily--a now defunct newsletter covering the affect of legislation and regulations on the food and beverage industries.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Uh, yes.

How is social media changing news?

It speeds publication rates, connects writers and readers, and converts reporters into often snarky commentators--a mixed bag all around.