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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The Fed's Beige Book report on current economic conditions finds that overall economic activity continued to increase at a modest to moderate pace in January and early February, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Senate officials said Tuesday they are confident the United States Senate has not been exposed to potential Chinese cyber-spying in the wake of allegations that the telecommunications company Nortel Networks was penetrated for years by hackers who appeared to be working from China.
President Obama could blunt rising gas prices by releasing oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and limit the ability of oil “speculators” to drive up prices. The problem is, he's already done both those things.
CNBC'S Eamon Javers reports three members of Congress have received threatening mail containing a suspicious powder; trading in Vivus briefly halted after an FDA panel backed the company's weight loss drug; and a Federal judge has issued a permanent injunction allowing same-sex spouse to enroll in a health insurance plan.