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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    Russia's president is going directly to the American people with his warning that a military strike on Syria could upend the world, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • House GOP delays vote

    House GOP leadership is delaying votes on a bill to keep government funded after September 30th. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports a continuing resolution is now expected to be considered next week.

  • Obama asks Congress to postpone Syria vote

    CNBC's Eamon Javers provides highlights from President Obama's address to the nation on his diplomatic route on Syria.

  • Kerry's suggestion gives Syria more time

    Syria and Russia may be working on a resolution which would call for Syrian President Bashar Assad to surrender all of his chemical weapons immediately, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Next step for Syria and the White House

    Syrian President Bashar Assad denies responsibility for the use of chemical weapons, reports CNBC's John Harwood. And CNBC's Eamon Javers provides a look at how social media is impacting the crisis in Syria. Also Ernesto Londono, The Washington Post, and Douglas Ollivant, New America Foundation, discuss the odds of President Obama receiving Congressional approval for a military strike in Syria.

  • President Obama's hard sell case against Syria

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on President Obama's attempts to gain support for a military strike on Syria.

  • Syria: Hearings on the Hill

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest from the congressional hearings on Capitol Hill deciding military action in Syria.

  • The story on Syria

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest news in the debate over whether the U.S. should take military action against Syria in light of the country's use of chemical weapons against its own people.

  • DOJ to unveil program with Swiss banks

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the DOJ expects to announce an agreement with the government of Switzerland in which certain Swiss banks could resolve the liability they may be facing in results of hiding American assets. Participating banks will have to provide the U.S. with full disclosure of activities.

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