James Pethokoukis is the DeWitt Wallace Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.
Previously, he was the Washington columnist for Reuters Breakingviews, the opinion and commentary wing of Thomson Reuters. He currently writes a weekly column for The Week.
Pethokoukis was the business editor and economics columnist for U.S. News & World Report from 1997 to 2008. He has written for many publications, including The New York Times, The Financial Times, The Weekly Standard, Commentary, National Review, The Week, USA Today and Investor's Business Daily. In addition, he has appeared as a guest numerous times on MSNBC, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, The McLaughlin Group, CNN and Nightly Business Report on PBS.
A graduate of Northwestern University and the Medill School of Journalism, Pethokoukis is 2002 Jeopardy! Champion.
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CNBC's James Pethokoukis weighs in on the Trump agenda after the Trump-Russia leak issue.
CNBC Contributors James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute fellow, and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities senior fellow, discuss the market and economic fallout from the firing of FBI Director James Comey.
James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, weighs in on Trump's agenda with rising allegations of Russia involvement and Comey removal.
Barney Frank, former representative (D-Mass.), and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute fellow, discuss the political rhetoric around Dodd-Frank regulations and the fiduciary rule.
Are retailers like Amazon the next target for scrutiny from President Trump? CNBC Contributors Jan Kniffen and James Pethokoukis weigh in.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has taken to the airwaves in Ireland to make his feelings known about the company's $14.5 billion tax bill. CNBC's Jon Fortt and Jim Pethokoukis discuss.
Is there any linkage between income and equality and economic growth in advanced economies? CNBC contributor James Pethokoukis says no. Jared Bernstein provides perspective into President Obama's State of the Union Address.
Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, and Sheldon Adelson teamed up on a New York Times op-ed to discuss the country's immigration system. CNBC contributor James Pethokoukis, and CNBC's John Harwood, discuss immigration reform.