John Dickerson (journalist)
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John Frederick Dickerson is an American journalist and a reporter for CBS News. His current assignment is 60 Minutes and CBS News' Election specials. Most recently, he was co-host of CBS This Morning along with Norah O'Donnell and Gayle King. He served as an interim anchor of the CBS Evening News until Norah O'Donnell took over in the summer of 2019. Previously he was the host of Face the Nation on CBS News, the political director of CBS News, chief Washington correspondent for CBS News, and a political columnist for Slate magazine.
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Reporter's Notebook: John Dickerson on presidential transfer of powerIn the midst of a global pandemic and bitter partisan division, the U.S. has entered a twilight period: Joe Biden has secured the electoral votes he needs to win the presidency, but President Trump..
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How the president could unify a divided country after the electionAs Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden inches closer to attaining the 270 Electoral College votes, Americans are asking how he'll unify the divided country he inherits. John Dickerson takes a..
A look back at close presidential races through historyPresidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump are in an extremely close presidential race as votes are still being counted in some battleground states. CBS News senior political analyst and "60..
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Tree of Life, Madame Lagarde, The Columbus LettersRecovering from the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history; Then, Christine Lagarde tells John Dickerson about the possible signs of a global recession; And, rare, million-dollar copies of a..
Presidential candidates battle it out during final push on the campaign trailCBS News senior political analyst and "60 Minutes" correspondent John Dickerson joins "CBS This Morning" to share analysis on the final day of the 2020 campaign before the presidential election.
Where today's GOP fits into Arizona's Republican pastThe home of Barry Goldwater and John McCain, Arizona has long been a red state. John Dickerson on why are some of its Republicans now saying they will vote for Joe Biden.
Arizona in play for both Biden and TrumpArizona, already tallying early votes, could be one of the earliest swing states called and may be a preview of who will win the rest of the country. John Dickerson reports on how the state has gone..
Arizona's move from Republican stronghold to swing state in play for DemocratsArizona, already tallying early votes, could be one of the earliest swing states called and may be a preview of who will win the rest of the country. John Dickerson reports on how the state has gone..
The final countdown: What to expect on election night"Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan discusses what to expect as Election Day draws near with a powerhouse roundtable of John Dickerson, Norah O'Donnell, Gayle King and Ed O'Keefe.
John Dickerson on weathering Election Day stressAs we await results, the "60 Minutes" correspondent says patience is key – as is ignoring rumors and misinformation, from both foreign and domestic agents of chaos, aimed at sowing discord
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The 2020 presidential election reaches the homestretchWith just over a week to go until Election Day on November 3, "60 Minutes" correspondent John Dickerson joins "CBS Sunday Morning" with thoughts on what to consider when casting your ballot.
How the final 2020 debate could impact last stretch of the presidential racePresident Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden battled in the final debate of the 2020 campaign Thursday night. CBS News senior political analyst and "60 Minutes" correspondent John..
Highlights of the final presidential debate between Trump and BidenPresident Trump and Joe Biden faced off in their final debate Thursday night in Nashville. "CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Norah O'Donnell, "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King and CBS..
John Dickerson on the perils of pollsDespite what we think we know, there is uncertainty in political polling – and danger in relying too heavily on what polls "predict"
John Dickerson: Where does the buck stop now?The standard for judging presidential decision-making may be shifting, depending upon which president you've asked
The buck stops here – or does it?"60 Minutes" correspondent John Dickerson says the standard for judging presidential decision-making may be shifting, depending upon which president you ask.
Questions surround Trump's health and what message he's sending to the countryCBS News senior political analyst and "60 Minutes" correspondent John Dickerson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss President Trump's return to the White House and how his coronavirus diagnosis and..
The changing role of the vice presidentIn the wake of President Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis, "60 Minutes" correspondent John Dickerson reflects on how the power and profiles of vice presidents have grown in recent decades
Trump hospitalized for COVID-19: What happens now?Not since President Reagan was shot in an assassination attempt nearly 40 years ago has there been this level of concern over the president’s health. The White House has not been forthcoming about..
Campaign homestretch upended by Trump's positive coronavirus testWith just a little over a month until Election Day, the news of President Trump testing positive for the coronavirus comes at a critical time. 60 Minutes correspondent and CBS News senior political..
President Trump, first lady test positive for coronavirus weeks before electionPresident Trump is now quarantining after he tested positive for coronavirus late Thursday night. CBS News senior political analyst John Dickerson and chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joined..
Analysis of the first presidential debate of the 2020 campaignCBS News senior political analyst John Dickerson joins “CBS This Morning” to analyze the biggest moments of the first presidential debate of the 2020 campaign.
Breaking down the first debate between President Trump and Joe BidenThe first debate between President Trump and Joe Biden was marred by constant interruptions and personal attacks. “CBS Evening News” anchor and managing editor Norah O’Donnell, “CBS This..
Can presidential debates change the minds of voters?Nearly 75% of voters say they will tune in to the first presidential debate between President Trump and Joe Biden. John Dickerson reports on whether debates can still change voters' minds.
Presidential debates: When the whole world is watchingJohn Dickerson of "60 Minutes" on what televised debates tell us about the weight of the job – and about the candidates themselves.
John Dickerson on the Senate's impending Supreme Court fight"60 Minutes" correspondent on the history of SCOTUS confirmation hearings, and Mitch McConnell's reversal over the principle of voting on high court picks during an election year
John Dickerson on SCOTUS fights“60 Minutes” correspondent John Dickerson looks at the history of Supreme Court confirmation battles, and at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's reversal on his principle regarding no vote for..
Trump talks COVID-19 with journalist Bob Woodward: “I always wanted to play it down”The Washington Post has published excerpts of interviews between veteran journalist Bob Woodward and President Trump — conducted in preparation for Woodward's forthcoming book, titled "Rage." The new..
Previewing the third night of the Republican National ConventionVice President Mike Pence is officially accepting the Republican Party's VP nomination tonight. CBS News' John Dickerson joined "Red and Blue" to break down what he expects from Pence at the RNC.
John Dickerson previews the 2020 RNC"60 Minutes" correspondent John Dickerson shares his thoughts on what to expect from this week's Republican National Convention, where President Donald Trump and his party will make the case for a..
RNC 2020: Unconventional wisdom regarding an unconventional president"60 Minutes" correspondent John Dickerson shares his thoughts on what to expect from this week's Republican National Convention, where President Trump and his party will make the case for a second term
The biggest moments and takeaways from the first night of the DNCCBS News' John Dickerson joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about Michelle Obama's speech and the shows of unity on night one of the Democratic National Convention.
What Joe Biden wants to accomplish at the virtual DNCAs Democrats begin the first night of their virtual 2020 convention, "CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Norah O'Donnell previews what former Vice President Joe Biden is looking to..
How will college campuses look as fall semesters begin amid the coronavirus pandemic?Administrators at U.S. universities are making plans for an uncertain fall, as students come to campus with COVID-19 still present. John Dickerson reports.
Setting the stage for the Democratic Party's unconventional conventionJohn Dickerson on the evolving nature of political conventions, and how, in 2020, a pandemic means the serendipity and boisterous frivolity of a political party will be quarantined
John Dickerson on an unconventional conventionCBS News' John Dickerson on the evolving nature of political conventions, and how, as the Democrats gather in both Milwaukee and cyberspace, a pandemic means the serendipity and boisterous frivolity of..
Does distrust of Obama explain GOP reluctance on immigration?Republicans have said they can't trust the president to enforce the law, but could something else be at play in the GOP's approach to immigration reform? John Dickerson, Margaret Brennan, Jeffrey..
How will Bridgegate affect Christie's presidential aspirationsAs New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie faces allegations over the George Washington Bridge lane closures that were allegedly orchestrated by aides as political payback, the scandal has the potential to..
Christie's bridge scandal: New photos bring new controversyPhotos have surfaced of the New Jersey governor with two political appointees involved in the scandal. The photos were taken while lane closures on the George Washington Bridge were causing traffic..
Congress' new and old fights in midterm yearCBS News political correspondent John Dickerson discusses the issues faced by President Obama and the Senate as they begin the new year.
Will the president's Obamacare apology soothe his critics?Amy Walter, John Dickerson, Phil Musser, and Stephanie Cutter discuss the Obamacare rollout, the Virginia governor's race, Gov. Chris Christie's potential presidential bid, and more.