Dana Bash

Published : Aug 11 2015 | Modified : Mar 27 2016

Dana Bash is the chief congressional correspondent at CNN. She covers all of the activities at the Senate and US House. She was honoured with the prestigious Dirksen Award by the National Press Foundation, in appreciation of her coverage of the Senatorial holds and Congressional earmarks. She has been in the chief congressional correspondent post since March 2006.

Dana Ruth Schwartz born in New Jersey in the year 1971 married Jeremy Bash in 1998, but later divorced him and married John King, her fellow correspondent at CNN. John King had converted to her religion, Judaism, before marrying her in the year 2008 in Cape Cod. They have a baby son, Jonah Frank King. The couple separated in the year 2012. Dana is reportedly dating Spencer Garrett, an actor based in Los Angeles. Dana Bash graduated cum laude at the George Washington University with a bachelor degree in Political Communications. People have speculated that she went through plastic surgery; however the information hasn’t been officially declared. Rumors have spread that Dana Ruth is anorexic and may have an eating disorder, but it’s probably her body and bone structure that makes her look so.

Dana Bash was initially an editor at the Washington Bureau, planning and coordinating CNN’s Capitol Hill and the State Department coverage.  She handled important issues such as Social Security and Medicare. She also co-produced the show ‘Late Edition’ along with Evans, Novak, and Frank Sesno. She worked alongside Wolf Blitzer on the show, Inside Politics Weekend. She has also covered the presidential and vice presidential campaigns in the year 2000. She was made the congressional correspondent of CNN in the year 2008 and had been covering the US congress since the year 2006.

Dana Bash is a fearless and highly talented news correspondent who excels in her work. She was one of the first reporters to cover the news concerning the quitting of Senator Jim Jeffords from the Republican Party in the year 2001. This move was a monumental one that gave the Democrats an upper hand in the US Senate. She received the Dirksen Award for her coverage of the Government’s secretive interception of the translations concerning Al Qaeda. She was also part of the Peabody Award in the category of Best Political Team on television. She has also covered the evacuation of Capitol Hill in the wake of the September 11 attacks.

Dana Bash has covered many interesting landmark decisions that have changed the political scenario in the United States. She was one of the first to report about Mitt Romney’s decision to stop his campaign. Dana Bash presently covers Capitol Hill beat along with Jessica Yelling and John King.

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