Joe St. George

Joe St. George

Joe St. George

Deputy Political Director

Joe St. George breaks down politics and public policy for Scripps News and its television stations across the country. Since joining Scripps in 2020, Joe has become a trusted and friendly face on Scripps’ 61 stations with his morning show reports, political analysis and frequent live appearances. Joe is a multiple Emmy award winner and has reported from every swing state and nearly every crucial political county in the country. Over the course of Joe’s career, he has covered everything from a papal visit to landmark opinions from the Supreme Court to conducting a presidential interview for Scripps News at the White House in 2020. Prior to joining Scripps, Joe was a political reporter and anchor at various television stations in Denver, CO; Richmond, VA and Davenport, IA.

Before entering television, Joe held political jobs and internships on Capitol Hill, the White House and in British Parliament. When he isn’t working on a story, Joe enjoys golfing and traveling with his wife, daughter and their golden retriever, Tucker.

Recent Work
Rep. Jason Crow of Colorado

Rep. Jason Crow talks Ukraine, backing Speaker Johnson on 'The Race'

The inside of a classroom with desks and chairs.

Fight for more parental leave for teachers intensifies

The US Capitol

Will there be a place for moderates in Washington after 2024?

Someone's waist is measured during an obesity prevention study

The politics behind insurance companies covering weight-loss drugs

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump attends a campaign rally

Trump's April schedule is looking busy ahead of presidential run

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan.

Fmr. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan talks bridge collapse, Senate run

The collapsed Francis Scott Key bridge in Baltimore, Maryland.

Roadblocks in funding to rebuild collapsed Baltimore bridge

Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Third-party candidates could swing 2024 election

The United States Capitol.

Congress scrambles to avoid a looming partial government shutdown

Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia

Chair of Senate Intelligence Committee talks TikTok ban on 'The Race'

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Dolan speaks to supporters

Ohio GOP Senate candidate talks mudslinging, abortion and accusations

The TikTok logo is displayed on a smartphone screen.

TikTok lobbies to fight back against potential ban in the US

A Border Patrol agent walks along a border wall separating Tijuana, Mexico, from San Diego.

What are the border policy differences between Biden and Trump?

A vote sign and American flag are shown outside a primary location.

The critical Super Tuesday contests to watch for

This combo image shows President Joe Biden, left, and former President Donald Trump.

Comparing the records of Biden and Trump on border security issues

Combination image shows President Joe Biden, left, and former President Donald Trump.

Biden and Trump to host dueling border visits on migrant crisis

Stock image shows an hourglass set on U.S. dollars.

What is impacted by a 'partial' government shutdown?

Donald Trump, Nikki Haley and President Joe Biden.

How long until presidential candidates clinch the nomination?

The U.S. Capitol in Washington.

Where did all the US aid to Ukraine go?

Combination photo shows President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump.

What happens if a presidential nominee drops out of the race?

Travelers at Denver International Airport.

Over 100 US airports will get upgrades thanks to government funding

Woman mourns at grave.

Will Congress pass legislation to combat fentanyl deaths?

Former President Donald Trump.

Will there be any trial against former President Trump this year?

U.S. Capitol building in Washington.

Uncertainty surrounds potential deals in Congress this week

A public witness, loads a test ballot into a vote counting machine while testing machines before the New Hampshire primary.

How long will this year's primary season go?

Tax forms

What are the chances that the child tax credit will be expanded soon?

A pickup truck is driven down a snow covered road under an Iowa Caucus sign.

How will the Iowa caucus results be protected?

Pedestrian walks past a sign for the Iowa Caucuses.

How exactly do the Iowa caucuses work?

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump waves after speaking during a commit to caucus rally.

Who exactly participates in the Iowa caucuses?

President Joe Biden speaks at the Human Rights Campaign National Dinner.

Biden campaign making 2024 election a fight over democracy's future