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Gloria Borger

Gloria Borger joined CNN as a senior political analyst in September 2007. She appears daily on "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer" and is a regular contributor to "Campbell Brown," "Anderson Cooper 360°," and "State of the Union with Candy Crowley."  Borger brings a wealth of Washington expertise and contacts that are reflected in her reports and analysis. Borger also writes a weekly column for CNN.com and played a key role in CNN’s America Votes 2008 coverage, which earned the network a Peabody Award.

Borger was formerly CBS News’ national political correspondent and a contributor to CBS’s "Face the Nation," "60 Minutes II" and the network’s special events coverage. From 2002-2004, she was the co-anchor of CNBC’s "Capital Report."

Borger began her professional career in 1976 as a reporter at The Washington Star where she covered politics and co-authored a daily serial, eventually published as a book, called “Federal Triangle,” a parody about political life in Washington. Borger was also a Washington-based correspondent for Newsweek magazine where she worked as a general assignment reporter and then as chief congressional correspondent. Early in her career, Borger was awarded the Watson Traveling Fellowship to study the British press.

Borger graduated from Colgate University in Hamilton, New York,  where she has served on the board of trustees.

Most Recent Appearances

Recent Stories

  • CNN
    December 4, 2017
    Jared Kushner is betting that his relationship with Saudi Arabia's new crown prince is the key to brokering a Middle East peace deal and tamping down any Arab uprising that results from controversial moves in Israel the Trump administration coul
  • CNN
    June 17, 2017
    President Donald Trump's longtime attorney and adviser Michael Cohen has hired a lawyer to represent him in the investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, Cohen told CNN on Friday.
  • CNN
    June 3, 2017
    Former FBI Director James Comey was "disturbed" by his interactions with President Donald Trump but "he thought he had the situation under control," a source familiar with Comey's thinking tells CNN.
  • CNN
    May 31, 2017
    One of President Donald Trump's personal attorneys, Michael Cohen, has received an "invitation to provide information and testimony" that pertains to the Russia investigation to House and Senate intelligence committees.
  • CNN
    May 26, 2017
    The FBI's criminal probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election is increasingly touching on the multiple roles of senior White House adviser Jared Kushner on both the Trump campaign and the Trump transition team.
  • CNN
    May 20, 2017
    Russian officials bragged in conversations during the presidential campaign that they had cultivated a strong relationship with former Trump adviser retired Gen.
  • CNN
    May 17, 2017
    The meetings focused on the FBI, issues of concern such as terror threats and cybersecurity, and especially combating violent crime in America.
  • CNN
    May 12, 2017
    Apparently, no one is able to tell the 70-year-old newbie how to behave.
  • CNN
    March 31, 2017
    President Donald Trump on Thursday shook up his senior West Wing staff, days after his administration faced its first major legislative setback.
  • CNN
    September 14, 2016
    When America elects a new president, the focus of the nation turns to where it should be -- on the winner.
  • CNN
    June 16, 2016
    Donald Trump is barreling toward a collision with fellow Republicans, upending recent progress in uniting the party -- and even threatening to go it alone if GOP leaders don't fall in line.
  • CNN
    May 13, 2016
    Vice President Joe Biden "discussed" with Elizabeth Warren last year the idea of having her as his running mate for a would-be presidential bid, a source familiar with their conversations told CNN on Thursday.
  • CNN
    February 19, 2016
    Ted Cruz said he is calling Donald Trump's bluff -- and Trump is refusing to take his threat to sue Cruz off the table.
  • CNN
    November 9, 2015
    Bernie Sanders has opened up his line of attack on Hillary Clinton, accusing her of being a latecomer to popular liberal causes and railing about her taking corporate donations. But there's one item off the table: her "damn emails."
  • CNN
    October 6, 2015
    Vice President Joe Biden, who has been openly toying with the idea of seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, is now privately leaving the impression with some political allies that he is leaning toward running, according to two senior Democr
  • CNN
    April 16, 2015
    It is not hard to imagine the conversations inside the Hillary Clinton camp prelaunch: How do we take the best known woman in the world and make her seem like less of a big shot?
  • CNN
    December 30, 2014
    New play "Tail Spin" scripts naughty politicians' actual words, tweets and texts. CNN's Gloria Borger reports.
  • CNN
    December 24, 2014
    Mark Twain first told us that truth can be stranger than fiction, which is of course true. But in this instance, it's funnier, too. That's the premise behind the off-Broadway comedy "Tail!
  • CNN
    December 8, 2014
    Lost amidst the predictable clutter of the "will-he-or won't-she" questions about whether Jeb Bush or Hillary Clinton will actually run for the presidency is an unexpected development: a hint of authenticity.
  • CNN
    November 4, 2014
    Gloria Borger reports on the Louisiana Senate race that includes alligators and a possible December run-off.
  • CNN
    November 3, 2014
    Gloria Borger's interview with Vice President Joe Biden on Monday's "Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer"
  • CNN
    October 8, 2014
    A former senior member of President Barack Obama's national security team is panning the administration's decision to rule out the use of ground troops to fight ISIS and questioning Obama's leadership style.
  • CNN
    September 17, 2014
    We all understand that the closer Congress gets to an election, the more risk-averse it becomes. Members just want to get re-elected and aren't looking to take any chances.
  • CNN
    July 28, 2014
    It's a cliche of American presidential politics -- the president we elect is always a reaction to what came before. As in: Nixonian shenanigans eventually gave rise to Jimmy Carter's self-righteousness.
  • CNN
    July 23, 2014
    CNN's Gloria Borger sat down with Lynne Cheney to discuss her new book, politics and more.
  • CNN
    July 23, 2014
    CNN's Dana Bash, Gloria Borger & Jeffrey Toobin discuss the remarks tonight from Gov. Christie on the bridge scandal.
  • CNN
    July 22, 2014
    It's a political axiom that the closer Congress gets to an election, the less work it gets done. But here's the current math: what's less than nothing?
  • CNN
    July 8, 2014
    One year after her filibuster against an anti-abortion bill and a meteoric rise to the national stage, Wendy Davis is fighting her most recent battle, an uphill fight to be Texas' next governor.

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