Free Beacon Joseph Simonson

Joe Simonson is a senior investigative reporter for the Washington Free Beacon. He previously worked as an investigative reporter and campaign correspondent for the Washington Examiner. His work has appeared in the New York Post, the American Conservative, and National Review. He lives in Washington, DC. His Twitter handle is @SaysSimonson. You can reach Joe at

Biden Targets Guns, Blames Pandemic for Homicide Crisis

Biden gun crime plan comes as U.S. cities face more than 20-year high in homicides

June 23, 2021

Black Democrats, Activists Silent on Whitehouse's White-Only Club Membership

NAACP, Congressional Black Caucus, 49 Democratic senators stay mum

June 22, 2021
Laurene Powell Jobs and former Washington mayor Adrian Fenty

ProPublica Donors Absent From Bombshell Report on Billionaire Tax Dodgers

Nonprofit pub has thousands of private tax docs on nation's wealthiest

June 21, 2021

Border Hawks Call on Abbott to Expand E-Verify

GOP gov looks to wall, but activists say citizenship work requirements needed to curb border crisis

June 17, 2021

Feds Investigating Chinese Spies' Return to US Ahead of COVID Travel Ban

Chinese nationals' travel changes prompt espionage and pandemic concerns for national security agencies

June 15, 2021

Profs Scoff at Nikole Hannah-Jones Tenure Suit

Academics say UNC made right call in ditching 1619 Project founder's post

June 11, 2021