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Major Garrett

Correspondent-at-Large

GarrettM@cbsnews.com

Major Garrett is National Journal Correspondent-at-Large and Chief White House Correspondent for CBS News. Prior to National Journal, Garrett reported for Fox News, where he was the Chief White House Correspondent. During his eight years at Fox, Garrett also covered Congress, two presidential elections, the war in Iraq and many other issues of national importance. He is also a distinguished fellow at the George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs.

Before joining Fox News, Garrett was a White House correspondent for CNN, covering Presidents Bush and Clinton. Prior to that he was a senior editor and congressional correspondent for U.S. News and World Report, where he reported on Congress and the impeachment of President Clinton. From 1990-1995, he was a congressional reporter for The Washington Times, and from 1995-1997, he was the newspaper's deputy national editor. Earlier in his career Garrett was a reporter for The Houston Post, Las Vegas Review-Journal and the Amarillo Globe-News.

Before joining Fox News, Garrett was a White House correspondent for CNN, covering Presidents Bush and Clinton. Prior to that he was a senior editor and congressional correspondent for U.S. News and World Report, where he reported on Congress and the impeachment of President Clinton. From 1990-1995, he was a congressional reporter for The Washington Times, and from 1995-1997, he was the newspaper's deputy national editor. Earlier in his career Garrett was a reporter for The Houston Post, Las Vegas Review-Journal and the Amarillo Globe-News.

Garrett's also authored three books. His third, The Enduring Revolution(2005), was recently voted one of the best non-fiction political books of all time by readers of Chris Cillizza's Washington Post "The Fix" blog.

Garrett also gives paid speeches about American politics and policy, occasionally to advocacy groups including the American Public Transportation Association, the American Land Title Association, the California Chamber of Commerce and the American Medical Association.

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But the president's words fall short when viewed against recent history.

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Nothing about the CIA-Senate squabble looks reasonable.

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Boehner's serving up hot pizza to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and the White House just as ordered, not an ingredient out of place.

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The Pen, Phone, and Stray Voltage

After pay-gap flap, Obama turns to worker training.

White House Masked Fears of Obamacare Collapse

Administration officials admit they worried last fall that Democratic defections and Republican calls for repeal could kill the health care law.

Obama Tries to Put Putin in His Place—Again

But the president's words fall short when viewed against recent history.

Accused of Spying on Congress, CIA Director Tap Dances

Nothing about the CIA-Senate squabble looks reasonable.

Obama's Got a Squeeze Box

Can Putin sleep at night?

Rahm on Trade: You Want to Sell Cars or Tanks?

Chicago's mayor weighs in on the trade disputes dividing Obama and congressional Democrats.

Papa John Delivers

Boehner's serving up hot pizza to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and the White House just as ordered, not an ingredient out of place.

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