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Jon-Christopher Bua
Political Analyst

Jon-Christopher Bua is a Member of the White House Press Corps and the White House Commentator for Talk Media News. Jon-Christopher came to DC in 1993 after media training spokespeople for Governor Bill Clinton’s Campaign in 1992 and was later appointed to three senior executive communications positions in the Clinton Administration.

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Douglas Christian

Douglas Christian
Chief White House Correspondent

Doug Christian, our White House Correspondent, has been a multimedia journalist for twenty years. He has interviewed and photographed figures such as Bill Gates, Cesar Chavez, George McGovern and William F. Buckley, Jr.  He is a Senate Gallery approved photographer and covers White House affairs, Congressional hearings and national political events.

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Michael Olesker
National Columnist

Michael Olesker writes about politics, race, police, poverty, education, economic disparity, prison reform, sports, and the life of American cities. He’s been doing this for nearly half a century.

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Tom Squitieri
Pentagon correspondent

Tom Squitieri is Talk Media News’ Pentagon correspondent, reporting on defense and diplomacy issues and the politics that shape them, the care of our service members and the security issues that confront us. He has been a journalist for more than three decades, covering politics, defense, international relations, Congress and the White House, crime, political scandals and wars. Tom has won three Overseas Press Club and three White House Correspondents’ Association awards for his reporting from war zones. He is a member of the National Press Club and Overseas Press Club and has been an officer in both organizations.  He has been on all seven continents.

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Bob Ney
Political Analyst
 

Bob Ney is a Political analyst for TMN, covering the White House, Congress, and specializes in Mideast issues.

He graduated from The Ohio State University and taught English in Shiraz, Iran to Persians in 1978. Leaving Iran due to the beginning of the revolution, he returned to the United States and was elected to the Ohio House of Representatives (1980), Ohio Senate (1984) and the U.S. House in 1994 as a Republican in an overwhelming Democratic seat.

Bob became Chairman of the House Administration Committee, Chair of the Housing Sub Committee, Deputy Whip leadership position and member of the House Transportation Committee.

His legacy bill was the passage of the Help America vote act. co authored by now Democratic leader Steny Hoyer. HAVA in a bipartisan effort,  modernized the American voting systems after the Bush/Gore election aftermath.

In 2006 Bob resigned from Congress due to the Jack Abramoff scandal and wrote a book about his time in politics and his incarceration in the  federal corrections system. “ Sideswiped”  (lessons learned courtesy of the hit men of Capitol Hill) was released in 2013.

Bob also volunteers helping people with recovery  from alcohol and drug abuse, and is involved in other entrepreneurial ventures.. He makes his home in Ohio, Father of two grown children and five grandchildren.