12 Facts About Amy Walter


Amy Walter was raised in Barrington, Illinois and is a 1987 graduate of Barrington High School.

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Amy Walter began working at The Cook Political Report in 1997.

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Amy Walter's then served as the Editor-in-Chief at the National Journal's Hotline from 2007 to 2010.

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In 2010, Amy Walter left the National Journal to serve as political director for ABC News.

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Amy Walter's worked for ABC News until 2013, when she returned to The Cook Political Report as its national editor.

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Amy Walter's work has been featured in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.

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Amy Walter's has been featured on numerous broadcasts, such as Washington Week, Face the Nation, PBS Newshour, Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace, Andrea Mitchell Reports, the Daily Rundown, the Chris Matthews Show, and Meet the Press.

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Amy Walter's has made numerous appearances on Special Report with Brett Baier, both as a contributor and on the panel.

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Amy Walter's was part of CNN's Emmy Award-winning coverage of the 2006 elections.

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Amy Walter was an inaugural fellow at the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago.

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Amy Walter's was awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters by Colby College, her alma mater, in 2017.

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Amy Walter married her longtime partner, author Kathryn Hamm, in 2013.

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