Articles by Hope Hodge

Hope Hodge first covered military issues for the Daily News of Jacksonville, N.C., where her beat included the sprawling Marine Corps base, Camp Lejeune. During her two years at the paper, she received investigative reporting awards for exposing a former Marine who was using faked military awards to embezzle disability pay from the government and for breaking news about the popularity of the designer drug Spice in the ranks. Her work has also appeared in The American Spectator, New York Sun, WORLD Magazine, and The Washington Post. Hodge was born near Boston, Mass., where she grew up as a lover of Revolutionary War history and fall foliage. She also discovered a love of politics and policy as a grassroots volunteer and activist on Beacon Hill. She graduated in 2009 with a degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics from The King's College in New York City, where she served as editor-in-chief of her school newspaper and worked as a teaching assistant when not freelancing or using student discounts to see Broadway shows. Hope???s email is

Teachers pursue 'more secure form of protection'

Educators examine the merits of gun ownership.

Hope Hodge February 4, 2013

Granny's packing heat: 56-year-old woman fires at attacker

In Detroit, it pays to be armed for self-defense--particularly if you are a nonthreatening great-grandmother.

Hope Hodge January 28, 2013

Armed veteran in wheelchair scares off would-be burglar

You don't have to be a physical match for a home invader as long as you have the proper tools for...

Hope Hodge January 28, 2013

Benghazi under scrutiny

Clinton took responsibility, but questions still remain.

Hope Hodge January 26, 2013

Kerry breezes through

Doesn't deny he'll be true to his liberal credentials.

Hope Hodge January 26, 2013

Jones to oppose U.S. military aid in Mali

The administration needs to acknowledge America's fiscal crisis, he said.

Hope Hodge January 25, 2013

Students ward off home intruders with AR-15

Another instance where guns save lives.

Hope Hodge January 25, 2013

Watch: Protester thrown out of Kerry hearing

Kerry then proceeded to defended the protester.

Hope Hodge January 24, 2013

'Prevention, not containment' for Iran

In opening statement, John Kerry seeks to reassure critics.

Hope Hodge January 24, 2013

Five questions for Kerry at nomination hearings

From Assad to Keystone, the things Kerry should be pressed on.

Hope Hodge January 24, 2013

'Killology' vs. violence

Dave Grossman on the struggle to save our children.

Hope Hodge January 24, 2013

Fact check: Clinton wrong on Marine security

No classified material in Benghazi and thus no Marine guard?

Hope Hodge January 23, 2013

Video: Clinton loses her cool during Benghazi hearing

Discussing the "guys who went out for a walk one night who decided they would go kill some Americans."

Hope Hodge January 23, 2013

Clinton: There were 'no delays in decision-making' in Benghazi

The secretary of state's first time testifying on Capitol Hill about her role handling the aftermath of the...

Hope Hodge January 23, 2013

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