Gloria Borger

Political Columnist, U.S. News & World Report and Senior Political Analyst, CNN

As a chief political analyst for CNN, appearing daily on The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer and as a regular contributor to John King, USA and Anderson Cooper 360°Gloria Borger sheds a welcome light on the intersection of politics, business and economics. A political reporter with U.S. News & World Report since 1986, Borger is now a contributing editor and writes the magazine’s must-read “On Politics” column.

With ease and insight, Gloria Borger clarifies the day’s most complicated political issues, drawing on her network of sources and sharp journalistic instincts honed from years of untangling the maze-like twists of Washington politics.

A respected media speaker, Gloria Borger and her incisive analysis of the impact of today’s political decisions make an impact. With humor and intelligence, she shows organizations how the events of today influence the future, and what the actions of government mean for the lives and careers of ordinary citizens.

Previously Gloria served as the national political correspondent for CBS News, a co-host for CNBC’s Capital Report, the chief congressional correspondent for Newsweek and is now a regular panelist on PBS’ Washington Week. Borger has covered politics from the front lines and offers insights on Congress, the Obama Administration and the 2010 midterm elections. Noted for her humor and gloves-off analysis of policy issues and political developments, she offers audiences the substance behind the headlines.


The Insider’s View From Washington
Gloria Borger’s specialty as a journalist is getting behind the headlines — answering the “why” about the way Washington works. As a senior political analyst for CNN and a political columnist for U.S. News and World Report, Borger’s job is to explain Washington to the rest of the world. She understands and knows the personalities as well as the policy issues and helps audiences understand how what’s going on in Congress and the Obama Administration will affect them.

On Politics: Analyzing Election 2008
As the author of U.S. News and World Report’s “On Politics” column and a senior political analyst for CNN, journalist Gloria Borger is on the frontlines every day covering the 2008 presidential candidates and their platforms. She provides audiences with the latest news from the campaign trail, analyzing the people, strategies, and headlines forming one of the most unusual political seasons on record.

Full Biography

After graduating from Emory University School of Law and completing a coveted clerkship in the U.S. Federal Courts, Glenda Hatchett accepted a position at Delta Air Lines, as the company’s highest-ranking African-American woman. She served in dual roles as a senior attorney for Delta, litigating cases in federal courts throughout the country, and Manager of Public Relations, supervising global crisis management, and media relations for all of Europe, Asia and the United States. In fact, her outstanding contributions were recognized by Ebony Magazine, which named Glenda Hatchett one of the “100 Best and Brightest Women in Corporate America.” She made the difficult decision to leave Delta Air Lines in order to accept an appointment as Chief Presiding Judge of the Fulton County, Georgia Juvenile Court.

Upon accepting the position, Glenda Hatchett became Georgia’s first African-American Chief Presiding Judge of a state court and the department head of one of the largest juvenile court systems in the country. Glenda Hatchett is a graduate of Mt. Holyoke College and has been recognized as a distinguished alumni and awarded an honorary degree by the college. She also attended Emory University School of Law and because of her commitment to excellence and service within the community, Glenda was awarded the Emory Medal, the highest award given to an alum by the university. Currently, Glenda Hatchett presides over the syndicated show, “Judge Hatchett” currently in its 8th season (Sony Pictures Television), and is author of the national best-seller, “Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say” (HarperCollins). She has previously served on the Board of Directors of Gap, Inc. the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), and The Service Master Company.

Presently, Glenda Hatchett is a board member of the Atlanta Falcons Football Organization and serves on the Board of Advisors for Play Pumps International. She also serves on the Boys and Girls Clubs of America National Board of Governors and she resides in Atlanta, Georgia with her two sons.

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