George Stephanopolous

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George Stephanopoulos is the Chief Washington Correspondent for ABC News and anchor of ABC's Sunday morning program, "This Week with George Stephanopoulos."

According to the ABC News website:

Stephanopoulos was named Chief Washington Correspondent in December 2005 and began anchoring "This Week" in September 2002. Previously, he was an ABC News correspondent, reporting on a wide variety of political, domestic and international stories for "This Week," "World News Tonight," "Good Morning America" and other ABC News programs and special event broadcasts. Stephanopoulos joined ABC News in 1997 as a news analyst for "This Week."

Prior to joining ABC News, Stephanopoulos served in the Clinton administration as the senior adviser to the president for policy and strategy. He was a key strategist in both Clinton presidential campaigns and was involved in the development of virtually all major policy initiatives during President Clinton's first term in office.

During the 1992 presidential election, Stephanopoulos served on the Clinton/Gore campaign as the deputy campaign manager and director of communications. He oversaw polling, policy, scheduling, press relations and media operations.

Stephanopoulos is the author of "All Too Human," a No. 1 New York Times best-seller on Clinton's first term and the 1992 and 1996 Clinton/Gore campaigns.

Before joining Clinton's campaign, Stephanopoulos was executive floor manager to House Majority Leader Richard A. Gephardt.

Stephanopoulos grew up in Cleveland. He received his master's degree in theology at Balliol College, Oxford University, England, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. He holds a bachelor of arts degree from Columbia University and graduated summa cum laude in political science. [1]

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