Leigh Jones

Leigh is acting managing editor for WORLD Radio. She is a World Journalism Institute graduate who spent six years as a newspaper reporter in Texas before joining WORLD. Leigh also co-wrote Infinite Monster: Courage, Hope, and Resurrection in the Face of One of America's Largest Hurricanes. She resides with her husband and daughter in Houston, Texas.

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Democrats score win for infrastructure bill

by Leigh Jones
Posted 4/06/21, 06:09 pm

The Senate parliamentarian gave President Joe Biden’s massive infrastructure spending bill a boost on Monday. Elizabeth MacDonough ruled Democrats may use budget reconciliation to pass the measure.

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Alleged California shooter knew his victims

by Leigh Jones
Posted 4/01/21, 04:15 pm

Police identified the suspect accused of shooting and killing four people at an office complex south of Los Angeles on Wednesday as 44-year-old Aminadab Gonzalez. Orange Police Lt. Jennifer Amat told reporters on Thursday that this was not a random act of violence and seemed “to be related to a business and personal relationship which existed between the suspect and all of the victims.”

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Senate grills health secretary nominee

by Leigh Jones
Posted 2/23/21, 05:39 pm

As California attorney general, Xavier Becerra sued the Little Sisters of the Poor to force them to provide contraception under Obamacare. During Tuesday’s Senate committee confirmation hearing, Republicans criticized the health secretary nominee for his lack of medical experience, support of abortion and socialized medicine, and attacks on religious liberty. In his opening remarks, Becerra said he was ready to help President Joe Biden tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

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