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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.

Follow Eamon Javers on Twitter @EamonJavers.

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  • US Probes Whether Failed Bank Execs Hid Bad Loans Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010 | 5:35 PM ET

    The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Department of Treasury Inspector General are investigating whether or not certain national bank executives lied to or misled bank examiners, CNBC has learned.

  • Soros Politics: Like Father Like Son? Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010 | 4:59 PM ET
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    Billionaire financier George Soros has long been the bane of Republican politicians, funneling huge dollars to Democrats and liberal causes. But now his son Alexander is getting into the game, too.

  • Even as the Washington conventional wisdom suggests Democrats are on the verge of losing their majority in the House, they still have more cash on hand than the Republicans in 27 of the 37 most hotly contested races.

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