Rich Edson joined the FOX Business Network as a Washington correspondent in October 2007.
He was the first to report the details of 2011’s debt ceiling deal and executive bonus protections inserted into the 2009 stimulus law. He has also broken details on the U.S. auto bailout, congressional spending and the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme.
Before joining FBN, Edson covered city and county governments for WJCL/FOX 28 in Savannah, Ga. He also covered sports and general assignments for 2 News in Allentown, Pa.
Edson graduated from Rutgers College and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He grew up in North Jersey, is married and lives with his wife in the DC area. In 2010 he won D.C.’s Funniest Journalist standup comedy competition.
Mon May 16, 2011
FBN's Robert Gray on the Treasury Department's plans to take extraordinary measures to stay below the debt ceiling.
FBN's Rich Edson on today's hearing on Capitol Hill on Usama Bin Laden hiding in Pakistan and U.S. aid to the foreign country.
FBN's Rich Edson breaks down the bill that would allow states to become right to work states.
FBN's Rich Edson on three Sony entities subpoenaed by the New York Attorney General over its data breach.
FBN's Rich Edson on house Republicans voting on a series of bills aimed at opening up domestic oil and gas resources
The April employment report shows private companies added nearly 270,000 jobs - the best month for the private sector in more than five years.
U.S.-China Business Council President John Frisbie and FBN's Rich Edson weigh in on the relationship between the U.S. and China.
House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor on raising the debt ceiling.
FBN's Rich Edson on President Obama's negotiations with Republicans on the debt ceiling and how to lower the deficit.
FBN's Rich Edson breaks down Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's reaction to the debt limit.
FBN's Rich Edson on the Fed's latest Beige Book report and take on the economy, job growth and consumer spending.
FBN's Rich Edson on the House of Representatives' vote on the government funding bill today and when the 2012 budget will be created.
FBN's Rich Edson on the House of Representatives debating over the budget cuts and where the bulk of cuts will come from.
FBN's Rich Edson on what happens when the U.S. reaches its debt limit and what type of financial crisis would play out.
FBN's Rich Edson breaks down the union battle brewing between the NLRB and Boeing over its new 787 plant.
FBN's Rich Edson weighs in on the president's new commission which is set to explore what is driving gas prices so high.
FBN's Rich Edson breaks down the latest over the legal fight over President Obama's health-care law.
Mon May 09, 2011
GM CEO Rick Wagoner discusses the auto bailout hearing, liquidity, company competition, and compensation practices.
Sat May 07, 2011
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