Free Beacon Todd Shepherd

Todd Shepherd is a former staff writer for the Washington Free Beacon. He began his reporting career in radio, working as an anchor and reporter for KOMA in Oklahoma City and KOA in Denver. He spent eight years as the investigative reporter for the Independence Institute in Colorado, a free-market-based think tank. Campaigns and Elections magazine named him a "Top Colorado Influencer" for his reporting and news blog. He’s a graduate of the media studies program from Oklahoma Baptist University.

Undercover FBI Agent Surprised When Terror Attack Began in Garland, Texas

Agent is at the center of ongoing questions over FBI's activities in run up to the attack

March 14, 2018

Filing Date on Democratic 527's IRS Report Is Five Weeks After Deadline

If filed late, fines could go as high as $4.4 million

March 14, 2018

Single Payer Health Care Splits Democratic Base

As Democratic constituencies move left, single-payer sometimes splits the party

March 11, 2018

Government Lawyers: 'Tear Up Texas' Text to Radicalized Islamist 'Innocuous'

Undercover agent likely to testify soon in related court case in Ohio

March 6, 2018

Burlington, Vt., Prepares for Vote on F-35 Base

Jet noise, home values, and tricky ballot language all contribute to the controversy

March 3, 2018

New Study Undermines Accusation ExxonMobil Tried to Mislead Public on Climate Change

Rebuttal based on 'content analysis' of Exxon communications

March 1, 2018

Federal Judge Deals Blow to Scientific Agency Under Congressional Fire

House Republicans have indicated willingness to defund controversial cancer research institution

February 27, 2018

Dem Challenger Pushing Gun Control Works at Law Firm That Lobbied Against Colorado's New Measures

Wants Republican incumbent to return NRA donations, but his law firm has represented significant pro-gun interests

February 26, 2018

Polis Sidesteps Question About Costs of 100% Renewable Plan

Study undercuts underlying assumptions of Colorado Dem's gubernatorial campaign promise

February 23, 2018

FBI Might Avoid Turning Over Documents in Texas Attack Lawsuit

Security guard injured in 2015 shooting wants answers to level of FBI's undercover involvement

February 20, 2018