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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.

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  • Poorest Member of Congress—And Proud of It Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011 | 6:05 PM ET
    Rep. Joe Walsh, R-Ill., talks with supporter in his Cannon Building office after being sworn into the 112th Congress.

    It’s a bit of a dubious distinction, but freshman congressman Joe Walsh (R-Ill) says he’s proud to be the poorest member of the new crop of lawmakers on Capitol Hill. His net worth: negative $317,498.

  • TARP Police! Step Away From the Bailout Money! Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011 | 12:33 PM ET

    The inspector general for TARP has 45 investigators across the country empowered to carry guns and badges, and 27 vehicles with sirens and lights. Known as SIGTARP agents, they are empowered to make arrests, and they’ve done just that 23 times, a spokesman said.

  • Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi

    The news that the Libyan government had $30 billion worth of cash and securities in US financial institutions has set off a scramble on Wall Street to comply with President Obama’s executive order freezing the funds.

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