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Peter Barnes

Peter Barnes joined FOX Business Network (FBN) in September 2007. He serves as FBN's senior Washington correspondent.

Until 2004, Barnes served as the Washington bureau chief and correspondent for television station group Hearst-Argyle. He has also worked at numerous business programming outlets, including TechTV from 2001 to 2003, where he was the Washington bureau chief. Barnes served as an anchor and Washington correspondent for CNBC from 1993 to 1998. In 1996, he anchored "Capitol Gains," an election year weekday morning show on business, economics and politics. Barnes received a Cable ACE Award while at CNBC for a special series on retirement. From 1985 to 1988, he was a reporter in New York for The Wall Street Journal.He was also a business reporter for the Greensboro News & Record and The Charlotte Observer and has written for The New York Times.

A graduate of Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science, Barnes also holds a Masters of Business Administration in finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Barnes was born in Rochester, NY, and raised in Philadelphia, PA. He is married and has two grown children.