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Eamon Javers

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CNBC Washington Reporter

Eamon Javers joined CNBC in June 2010 as a Washington reporter based at the bureau in the nation's capital. He appears on CNBC's Business Day programming.

Previously, Javers was a White House reporter for Politico, where he covered the intersection of Wall Street and Washington. He conducted investigations of the administration's financial bailouts and economic stimulus efforts, broke news about the presidency of Barack Obama and authored trend stories on Washington.

Prior to joining Politico, Javers was a Washington correspondent for BusinessWeek magazine writing extensively about Washington lobbying, including the Jack Abramoff scandal and unearthed previously unknown incidents of corporate espionage. He also was an on-air correspondent for CNBC, where he covered the intersection of business and politics. Javers' articles have appeared in Fortune, Money, Congressional Quarterly and Slate.com. He began his career at The Hill, a weekly newspaper (and website) covering Congress.

Javers is author of the book "Broker, Trader, Lawyer, Spy: The Secret World of Corporate Espionage," which revealed a never-before-reported CIA policy allowing active-duty officers to moonlight in the private sector.

He has appeared as an analyst on each of the major broadcast networks, all of the major cable television news networks, "News Hour with Jim Lehrer" on PBS, the BBC and National Public Radio. He also is a regular panelist on "Washington Week with Gwen Ifill" on PBS.

In 2014, Javers was named a finalist in the Gerald Loeb Awards explanatory category for his coverage of how market-moving financial data is released. In 2006, Javers received an Award of Distinction in investigative journalism from the Medill School of Journalism. He graduated from Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y.

Follow Eamon Javers on Twitter @EamonJavers.


  • Can you trust the jobs report numbers? Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 8:15 AM ET
    Can you trust the jobs report numbers?

    According to a source, some census employees faked job responses, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. And CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on the actual falsification rate among interviews.

  • President Barack Obama delivers remarks at an Organizing for Action 'Obamacare Summit' at the St. Regis Hotel.

    The retooled federal Obamacare marketplace enrolled nearly 30,000 people on Sunday and Monday, surpassing the total for all of October, a source says.

  • A subdued president Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 7:01 PM ET
    A subdued president

    President Obama said the White House is not repealing Obamacare as long as he is president. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest.

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