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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.


  • Here's How Much Candidates Spend to Get Your Vote Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 10:16 AM ET
    Here's How Much Candidates Spend to Get Your Vote

    Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are spending a combined $26.86 every second this election cycle, as a binge of campaign spending deluges voters with rallies, banners, and of course, TV ads.

  • Congress: Rise Above Cliff and Make a Deal! Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 6:07 AM ET
    Congress: Rise Above Cliff and Make a Deal!

    A letter is headed to Capitol Hill urging lawmakers to rise above bipartisan bickering and get a deal done before the nation heads over the fiscal cliff. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details on the Financial Services Forum's document.

  • The Campaign Health Care Debate Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 5:59 AM ET
    The Campaign Health Care Debate

    The debate over how to fix health care has been in the spotlight during the Presidential campaign. Costs are soaring and spending reached 2.6 trillion dollars in 2010. President Obama's plan, the Affordable Care Act, was signed into law in 2010. Mitt Romney has vowed to repeal "Obamacare" if elected. To better understand the debate, CNBC's Eamon Javers explains the problems with health care.

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