Nancy Cordes

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Nancy Cordes
BornNancy Weiner
Los Angeles, California
ResidenceWashington, D.C.
NationalityUSA
Alma materUniversity of Pennsylvania
Princeton University
Occupationjournalist
Known forTV news reporter
 
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Nancy Cordes
BornNancy Weiner
Los Angeles, California
ResidenceWashington, D.C.
NationalityUSA
Alma materUniversity of Pennsylvania
Princeton University
Occupationjournalist
Known forTV news reporter

Nancy Cordes (née Weiner) is the CBS News [1] congressional correspondent, based in Washington, D.C. She is a regular contributor to all CBS News programs and platforms. [2]

Early life and education[edit]

Born Nancy Weiner in Los Angeles, Cordes grew up in Hawaii on the islands of Kauai and Oahu. She is a graduate of Punahou School in Honolulu and a Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania in 1995. Cordes received a master's degree in public policy at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

Professional[edit]

Prior to joining CBS News in 2007, Cordes was an ABC News correspondent based in New York (2005-07), where she reported for all ABC News programs and covered many major news stories, including Hurricane Katrina, the war in Iraq, and the 2004 election.[3] Before that, she was a Washington-based correspondent for NewsOne, the affiliate news service of ABC News (2003-04). Prior to joining ABC News, Cordes was a reporter for WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C. (1999-2003), where she covered the September 11 attack on the Pentagon, the 2000 Presidential race, the D.C.-area sniper attacks, and peacekeeping efforts in Bosnia. She began her career as a reporter for KHNL-TV in Honolulu (1995-97).

Personal life[edit]

Cordes married in 2006.[4] She currently resides in Washington, DC, with her husband, daughter,[5] and son (her second child, to whom she gave birth on May 14, 2010).

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