Eamon Javers

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 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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  • Paycheck Shocker: Where Did My Money Go?  Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 7:12 AM ET

    Here's a hint: the payroll tax is back. CNBC's Eamon Javers explains why many Americans will find less in their paychecks on payday.

  • Getting Serious on Gun Control?  Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 1:05 PM ET

    Vice President Joe Biden is meeting with several groups to discuss a major change in the way Americans buy, sell and use firearms, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Wal-Mart to Attend Gun Control Meeting in DC  Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 10:36 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports representatives from the big box retailer will be meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder about gun control later today.

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