Media speaker Jonathan Karl, ABC News' Senior Congressional Correspondent, covers Congress for World News Tonight, Nightline, and Good Morning America. Karl joined ABC News in January 2004 and has also served as the network's Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent and Senior National Security Correspondent.
Karl has covered political campaigns in virtually every state and has reported from more than 30 countries, including Iraq, Afghanistan, China, Pakistan, and Sudan. He traveled internationally with the President, Vice President, Secretary of State, and Secretary of Defense. He has interviewed countless public figures, including Dick Cheney, General David Petraeus, Hillary Clinton, and Robert Gates.
Prior to joining ABC News, Karl served as Congressional correspondent for CNN, and throughout his eight years with CNN he covered Capitol Hill, the White House, and the Pentagon. He has reported on three presidential elections, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the
intelligence community, President Clinton's impeachment, and Congressional reaction to the September 11th terrorist attacks. He was the first to report on both Senator Trent Lott resigning from his position as Senate Majority Leader and Senator Jim Jeffords leaving the