Mark Koba

Mark Koba
Senior Editor, CNBC

Mark Koba is a senior editor at CNBC.com. Topics for his feature story writing include the business of politics, health care, employment and the economy.

Before working at CNBC.com, he spent 11 years at Bloomberg LP, where among various duties, he was program producer for the award-winning "Bloomberg Small Business" television show.

Koba's background includes a decade of news writing and show producing at CNN, E! Entertainment Television, ABC's "World News Now," "Good Morning America" and CBS' "This Morning."

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  • Illegal Immigration: Boom Or Bust For Business?
    By: Mark Koba
    Thursday, 25 Jan 2007 | 11:15 AM ET

    Immigration was one topic mentioned by President George Bush in his State of the Union Speech Tuesday night--"We need to resolve the status of illegal immigrants who are already in this country. Without animosity and without amnesty."  But can that be done when tempers run so high on both sides of the issue?

  • Bush Health Plan: "If You're Sick, It Doesn't Help"
    By: Mark Koba
    Wednesday, 24 Jan 2007 | 3:29 PM ET

    The American middle class is under fire according to many Democrats and they say it's getting worse. As we noted earlier, Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA) said as much in his response to the president's State of the Union speech last night--when Webb said there are "two different countries" when it comes to getting benefits from a good U.S. economy. 

  • Battling Pols Loom Over U.S. Economics
    By: Mark Koba
    Wednesday, 24 Jan 2007 | 10:34 AM ET

    "This economy is moving and it's our job to keep it that way. Not with more government, but with more enterprise." That statement is from last night's State of the Union speech by President George Bush. It's a sentiment most Republicans share--but many Democrats don't. On "Morning Call" CNBC's John Harwood previewed what looks like a coming battle over the nation's economic health.