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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Top lawmakers are speaking on the hill this house about the fiscal cliff. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is saying it's time for Republicans to face the reality; and Todd Gordon of Aspen Trading Group, weighs in on the U.S. Dollar Index's strength today.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports House Speaker John Boehner is offering a multi-step solution to the fiscal cliff.
"We are still waiting for a serious offer from the Republicans," said Sen. Harry Reid, commenting on "fiscal cliff" talks in Washington. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on what's going on behind the scenes.
"The Democrats have yet to get serious about real spending cuts," said House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), discussing "fiscal cliff" talks among lawmakers over the nation's looming debt crisis. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the political rhetoric.