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Mike Emanuel currently serves as chief congressional correspondent and senior political correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC). He joined FNC in 1997 as a Los Angeles-based correspondent.
Most recently, Emanuel has covered Secretary Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. He has reported on some of the key 2014 Congressional races, the IRS scandal, the hearings surrounding the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya attacks and President Barack Obama’s 2015 State of the Union address from Capitol Hill.
During his tenure at FNC, Emanuel has provided live coverage of many national and international stories, including the 2012 presidential elections, the 2005 Iraqi elections from Baghdad and the execution of former dictator Saddam Hussein. Emanuel has also secured interviews with top political figures, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, former Vice President Dick Cheney, then-President George W. Bush, then-Defense Secretary Robert Gates and then-Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge.
Before joining FNC, Emanuel worked for KCAL-TV (CBS 9), a local independent station in Los Angeles, CA, where he covered breaking news. Prior to that, he covered local and state politics for KMID-TV (ABC 2) in Midland, Texas, KCEN-TV (NBC 6) in Waco, Texas and KTBC-TV (FOX 7) in Austin, Texas.
Emanuel received a B.A. in communications from Rutgers University where he worked as a play-by-play radio announcer for Rutgers athletics on WRSU-FM (88.7 FM).
Stories from Mike Emanuel
Political watchers have wondered in the past few weeks whether Congress could move on legislation to address the border crisis before their August recess. Today we got the answer as news broke that House Republicans could not get enough support to pass legislation.
Veterans waited an average of 115 days for their first appointment at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix, Arizona – three months longer than hospital workers originally admitted.
Families affected by the faulty General Motors ignition defect are speaking out on Capitol Hill ahead of the congressional hearing today. According to GM, 31 crashes and 13 fatalities have been linked to the problem.
Employment could take a hit if the federal government implements a minimum wage increase to $10.10 an hour, according to a new survey of private businesses. Thirty-eight percent of those surveyed said they would have to lay off workers if Congress approves the minimum wage hike.
Things got heated at today's House hearing on the IRS targeting scandal between the two ranking members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Elijah Cummings and Darrell Issa.
A CBS News poll shows support for ObamaCare and the president's job performance dropping to new lows. Only 37 percent said they approve of President Obama's job performance, down nine points from October. Fifty-seven percent said they disapprove, the highest for Obama in that particular survey.
Some of Fox News Channel's best reporters took part in celebrating the Word of the Year by showing off their “selfies” today
There are new revelations this morning that call into question when the White House knew about the potential problems with healthcare.gov. The Obama administration was evidently warned in March and April about potential risks with the implementation of HealthCare.gov, according to documents released by the House Energy and Commerce Committee Monday night.
House lawmakers just passed a resolution stating that IRS official Lois Lerner forfeited her Fifth Amendment rights by delivering an opening statement in front of Congress.
Fox News learned Thursday night that the IRS official in charge of the tax-exempt office during the targeting of Tea Party groups, Sarah Hall Ingram, is now charge of the IRS' health care office.
Republican senators are expected to press Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano this morning on the administration's plan for immigration reform, particularly on how the legislation would improve border security.