Eamon Javers

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.

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  • President's Moscow trip cancelled

    President Obama will travel to Russia for a G-20 Summit, but has cancelled a side trip to Moscow in which he was planning to meet one-on-one with President Vladimir Putin. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.

  • Obama cancels Putin but keeps G-20 meeting

    Next month's meeting between President Barack Obama and President Vladimir Putin has been called off. According to the White House, Russia's decision to give Edward Snowden asylum was a factor in the cancellation. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.

  • Pres. Obama cancels Putin meeting

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest details on news President Obama will not be meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month for a scheduled meeting.

  • Pres. Obama cancels meeting with Putin

    President Obama will not meet with the Russian president next month as planned. According to a White House statement, Edward Snowden's temporary asylum was "a factor" in the decision, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers

  • America's downgrade 2nd anniversary

    Many political battles could be ahead in September. CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at the impact that cutting the U.S. debt rating two years ago has had on the economy.

  • Top three trades

    The FMHR traders have the play on Kraft's downgrade, Tyson's earnings beat and Facebook hitting a 52-week high. And CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at whether the nation's credit rating is at risk for another downgrade as political gridlock looms in Washington.

  • US downgrade marks 2nd anniversary

    CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at the impact of the S&P cutting the U.S. debt rating two year ago as a series of political battles looms in September.

  • A cardboard mask of Edward Snowden on the ground at a protest against the PRISM surveillance program, which Snowden leaked.

    NSA leaker Edward Snowden was the topic du jour at the Black Hat and DEF CON cybersecurity conferences this week in Las Vegas, where the agency's chief came under fire.

  • Will the next Snowden come from Silicon Valley?

    CNBC's Eamon Javers is at the biggest hacking conference of the year in Las Vegas, "Black Hat," to find the next "Snowden."

  • Snowden granted asylum in Russia

    The NSA's Keith Alexander wants Russia to return Internet leaker Edward Snowden returned to the U.S. reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.