She oversees coverage of domestic policy under President Donald Trump, including health, the environment, education, housing, veterans affairs and other beats., She also serves as an elections analyst, helping call presidential, Senate and gubernatorial races. She began her AP career in Newark, New Jersey, and moved to Washington in 1981 at the start of the Reagan administration. During her tenure, she also has supervised coverage of the the White House, Congress, national security and the the economy, as well as presidential and congressional elections.
She has a special interest in journalism ethics and has served as a member of the ethics committee for the Society of Professional Journalists. At Georgetown, she teaches ethics and Capstone.
Since 2008, she has been an adjunct faculty member of The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, most recently teaching a media ethics course. A New York native, she received a master’s degree in Journalism from Boston University in 1975. She received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Pennsylvania State University in 1974.