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George E. Condon Jr.

Staff Correspondent, White House

gcondon@nationaljournal.com

George E. Condon Jr. is White House correspondent for National Journal. He joined National Journal at the beginning of the Obama administration, covering the White House for CongressDaily. Prior to that, he covered the White House and national politics as Washington bureau chief for Copley News Service and the San Diego Union-Tribune. Condon has interviewed eight presidents and reported from 88 countries. He led the team that won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for coverage of the corruption of Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham. Condon is a past president of the White House Correspondents Association and the Gridiron Club and past chairman of the National Press Foundation.

Latest From George E. Condon Jr.

The Debate Over Obamacare Is Hardly Over

President Obama wanted to end the debate over his health care law, but even he acknowledged GOP opposition could last years.

The One Piece of Advice Obama Aides Hate Hearing

White House aides are tired of the comparison to LBJ but Johnson aides say his actions made Obama's election possible.

Unemployment Extension Looks Murky as Congress Heads Toward Break

The House GOP budget proposal is also in the spotlight this week on Capitol Hill.

Inside Washington

The Red Sox leave politics at the door for their White House visit.

Plates Are Full in House and Senate as Congress Rushes Toward Easter Recess

A GOP budget proposal, tax extenders, Russia and Syria, and energy development are among the items on a packed agenda.

Foreign Policy Won't Leave Obama Alone

The president may have been elected to "nation-build" at home, but his focus keeps getting pulled abroad.

Inside Washington

The White House mounts a full-court press to promote Obamacare; more.

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The Debate Over Obamacare Is Hardly Over

President Obama wanted to end the debate over his health care law, but even he acknowledged GOP opposition could last years.

The One Piece of Advice Obama Aides Hate Hearing

White House aides are tired of the comparison to LBJ but Johnson aides say his actions made Obama's election possible.

Unemployment Extension Looks Murky as Congress Heads Toward Break

The House GOP budget proposal is also in the spotlight this week on Capitol Hill.

Foreign Policy Won't Leave Obama Alone

The president may have been elected to "nation-build" at home, but his focus keeps getting pulled abroad.

U.S. Commitment and Obama’s Stature on the Line This Week in Overseas Trip

European leaders are looking to the president for guidance in crafting a strong and effective response to Russia's incursion in Ukraine.

My View

'Obesity Has To Be Treated As a Disease--Not a Lifestyle Issue'

Despite high obesity rates, Kansas City heart surgeon says steps are underway "to reduce heart mortality 20 percent by 2020."

Obama's Leverage Over Putin

This president has more nonmilitary options than his predecessors had for responding to Moscow's aggression.

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