Joe St. George

Joe St. George

National Political Editor/Correspondent

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 four-time regional Emmy award winner and believes the best way to tell a political story is by interviewing the people and places most impacted. Joe’s most notable interview since joining Scripps was an exclusive conversation with President Trump 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 where he learned how impactful journalism can be. 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, Kaitlyn, and their golden retriever, Tucker.

Recent Work
The National Mall in Washington
Alex Brandon / APU.S.

Inside the complicated process of building a new national memorial

President Joe Biden, right, speaks as Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, left, listens during a 2021 briefing.
Susan Walsh/APPolitics

Where the race for the White House in 2024 stands

Congressional leaders sit and discuss the debt limit with President Biden
Evan Vucci / APPolitics

Why permitting reform is such a big deal in Washington right now

The U.S. Supreme Court is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington.
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Politics

Supreme Court to issue opinions on race, student loans and more soon

Sunlight filters through storm clouds onto a wind turbine
Chris Machian / Omaha World-Herald via APScience and Health

Biden administration announces nearly $11 billion for renewable energy

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy standing next to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Susan Walsh / APPolitics

What do Republicans want in the debt ceiling fight?

A Texas state police officer stands in front of migrants who swam across the Rio Grande river.
(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)Politics

Title 42 is ending. So what laws take effect now?

Migrants who crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. wait next to the U.S. border wall where Border Patrol agents stand.
Fernando Llano / APPolitics

What is being done to manage migrant spike after Title 42 ends?

Ten Commandments memorial, Judicial Building, Montgomery, Alabama, photo on black
AP File PhotoPolitics

Supreme Court might allow Ten Commandments in schools

Javinar family from San Diego.
Scripps News/Family photoU.S.

Military quality of life to come before new Congressional subcommittee

People pass the front of the New York Stock Exchange.
Peter Morgan / APPolitics

Should you be worrying about the US debt limit right now?

President Joe Biden, Washington Hilton in Washington, Tuesday, April 25, 2023.

Why did President Biden announce his reelection on social media?

Rep. Lois Frankel and Joe St. George
Scripps NewsScience and Health

Congress looks for ways to fight the high cost of preventable falls

President Joe Biden speaks at the White House.

Biden administration pushing private sector to pay more for child care

An empty prison cell

Florida pushes toward lowering threshold for death sentences

The drug Mifepristone.

3 facts about mifepristone ahead of ruling by 5th Circuit

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
John Amis / APPolitics

Justice Thomas' actions prompt calls for Supreme Court ethics reform

Former President Donald Trump appears in court for his arraignment
Curtis Means / APPolitics

Details of Trump's indictment: What's next?

Donald Trump appears in court
Andrew Kelly / APPolitics

What happens now that Donald Trump has been arraigned?

Protesters make their way to the Wisconsin Capitol Rotunda during a march supporting overturning Wisconsin's near total ban
Morry Gash / APPolitics

The future of abortion is on the Supreme Court ballot in Wisconsin

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg gets out of a car as he arrives at his office.

What we know and don't know about a possible Trump indictment

TikTok CEO Shou Chew goes before Congress.
Manuel Balce Ceneta / APPolitics

TikTok CEO's Capitol Hill testimony raises questions

TikTok log on a phone screen.

Some lawmakers worry TikTok threatens national security

School cafeteria workers serve food
Wong Maye-E/APU.S.

Nutritionists fear USDA updates to school lunches go too far

Exterior of Chinese American Museum.
Joe St. GeorgeU.S.

Chinese American museum hopes tense relations do not fuel hate crimes

Former President Donald Trump

2024 campaign intensifies; field could be smallest in 30 years

President Joe Biden

Debt ceiling debate reignited as President Biden reveals budget

East Palestine train derailment.

Big week ahead as Norfolk Southern CEO will testify before Congress

Carpentry apprentice Nolan Eby carrying a metal rod.
Scripps NewsPolitics

Apprenticeships are a rare opportunity for bipartisanship in Congress

President Joe Biden speaks about student loan debt forgiveness in the Roosevelt Room of the White House
Evan Vucci / APU.S.

Student loan forgiveness to be debated at Supreme Court