Michael Falcone was named ABC News Deputy Political Director and Senior Political Reporter in August 2010. Based in Washington, Falcone directs the editorial... Read More »
Michael Falcone was named ABC News Deputy Political Director and Senior Political Reporter in August 2010. Based in Washington, Falcone directs the editorial content of all political news on ABCNews.com and contributes analysis and political coverage to ABC News broadcasts. Falcone serves as the lead author of ABC's critically acclaimed political blog and morning political tipsheet, The Note.
He has traveled the country for ABC News covering the 2012 presidential election, Republican primary and the 2010 midterm elections.
Falcone joined ABC News from The Huffington Post, where he served as the political editor in charge of selecting and editing content for the Politics section of the news site. In addition he helped manage special projects and election coverage. Prior to the Huffington Post, he worked at Politico, where he served as a national political writer with a focus on congressional and gubernatorial races.
Previously, Falcone was a political blogger and reporter in The New York Times' Washington Bureau where he covered the 2008 presidential campaign and filed regular dispatches for the Caucus blog. He also worked in the San Francisco bureau of The New York Times and wrote about a range of topics from politics to technology.
A native of Moraga, Calif., Falcone graduated with a degree in Political Science and English from UCLA and earned a master degree in Public Policy from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He lives in Washington, DC.« Read Less