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
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy standing next to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

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.

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.

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

Ten Commandments memorial, Judicial Building, Montgomery, Alabama, photo on black

Supreme Court might allow Ten Commandments in schools

Javinar family from San Diego.

Military quality of life to come before new Congressional subcommittee

People pass the front of the New York Stock Exchange.

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

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.

Justice Thomas' actions prompt calls for Supreme Court ethics reform

Former President Donald Trump appears in court for his arraignment

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

Donald Trump appears in court

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

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.

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

Nutritionists fear USDA updates to school lunches go too far

Exterior of Chinese American Museum.

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.

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

Student loan forgiveness to be debated at Supreme Court

President George W. Bush giving a speech in 2003.

U.S. policy marks 20 years of success reducing AIDS deaths in Africa

Ukrainian refugee Mariia Holovan with her sponsor family in the U.S.

Ukrainians adjust to US life, a year into war

The U.S. Supreme Court

Texas abortion pill ruling may impact reproductive rights nationwide

Wind turbines.

Rural counties fight back against push for more wind turbines

The U.S. Flag flies at the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Do State of the Union speeches still matter?