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John Frederick Dickerson is an American journalist and a reporter for CBS News. His current assignment is 60 Minutes and CBS News' Election specials. Most recently, he was co-host of CBS This Morning along with Norah O'Donnell and Gayle King. He served as an interim anchor of the CBS Evening News until Norah O'Donnell took over in the summer of 2019. Previously he was the host of Face the Nation on CBS News, the political director of CBS News, chief Washington correspondent for CBS News, and a political columnist for Slate magazine.
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The 2020 presidential election reaches the homestretchWith just over a week to go until Election Day on November 3, "60 Minutes" correspondent John Dickerson joins "CBS Sunday Morning" with thoughts on what to consider when casting your ballot.
"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 10/25Hosted by Jane Pauley. In our cover story, Barry Petersen sets out to find why people don't want to wait and what we can do to keep cool in an impatient world. Plus: Lee Cowan finds what makes a..
How the final 2020 debate could impact last stretch of the presidential racePresident Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden battled in the final debate of the 2020 campaign Thursday night. CBS News senior political analyst and "60 Minutes" correspondent John..
Highlights of the final presidential debate between Trump and BidenPresident Trump and Joe Biden faced off in their final debate Thursday night in Nashville. "CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Norah O'Donnell, "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King and CBS..
John Dickerson on the perils of pollsDespite what we think we know, there is uncertainty in political polling – and danger in relying too heavily on what polls "predict"
John Dickerson: Where does the buck stop now?The standard for judging presidential decision-making may be shifting, depending upon which president you've asked
The buck stops here – or does it?"60 Minutes" correspondent John Dickerson says the standard for judging presidential decision-making may be shifting, depending upon which president you ask.
Questions surround Trump's health and what message he's sending to the countryCBS News senior political analyst and "60 Minutes" correspondent John Dickerson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss President Trump's return to the White House and how his coronavirus diagnosis and..
The changing role of the vice presidentIn the wake of President Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis, "60 Minutes" correspondent John Dickerson reflects on how the power and profiles of vice presidents have grown in recent decades
Trump hospitalized for COVID-19: What happens now?Not since President Reagan was shot in an assassination attempt nearly 40 years ago has there been this level of concern over the president’s health. The White House has not been forthcoming about..
Campaign homestretch upended by Trump's positive coronavirus testWith just a little over a month until Election Day, the news of President Trump testing positive for the coronavirus comes at a critical time. 60 Minutes correspondent and CBS News senior political..
President Trump, first lady test positive for coronavirus weeks before electionPresident Trump is now quarantining after he tested positive for coronavirus late Thursday night. CBS News senior political analyst John Dickerson and chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joined..
Analysis of the first presidential debate of the 2020 campaignCBS News senior political analyst John Dickerson joins “CBS This Morning” to analyze the biggest moments of the first presidential debate of the 2020 campaign.
Breaking down the first debate between President Trump and Joe BidenThe first debate between President Trump and Joe Biden was marred by constant interruptions and personal attacks. “CBS Evening News” anchor and managing editor Norah O’Donnell, “CBS This..
Can presidential debates change the minds of voters?Nearly 75% of voters say they will tune in to the first presidential debate between President Trump and Joe Biden. John Dickerson reports on whether debates can still change voters' minds.
Presidential debates: When the whole world is watchingJohn Dickerson of "60 Minutes" on what televised debates tell us about the weight of the job – and about the candidates themselves.
John Dickerson on the Senate's impending Supreme Court fight"60 Minutes" correspondent on the history of SCOTUS confirmation hearings, and Mitch McConnell's reversal over the principle of voting on high court picks during an election year
John Dickerson on SCOTUS fights“60 Minutes” correspondent John Dickerson looks at the history of Supreme Court confirmation battles, and at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's reversal on his principle regarding no vote for..
Trump talks COVID-19 with journalist Bob Woodward: “I always wanted to play it down”The Washington Post has published excerpts of interviews between veteran journalist Bob Woodward and President Trump — conducted in preparation for Woodward's forthcoming book, titled "Rage." The new..
Previewing the third night of the Republican National ConventionVice President Mike Pence is officially accepting the Republican Party's VP nomination tonight. CBS News' John Dickerson joined "Red and Blue" to break down what he expects from Pence at the RNC.
John Dickerson previews the 2020 RNC"60 Minutes" correspondent John Dickerson shares his thoughts on what to expect from this week's Republican National Convention, where President Donald Trump and his party will make the case for a..
RNC 2020: Unconventional wisdom regarding an unconventional president"60 Minutes" correspondent John Dickerson shares his thoughts on what to expect from this week's Republican National Convention, where President Trump and his party will make the case for a second term
The biggest moments and takeaways from the first night of the DNCCBS News' John Dickerson joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about Michelle Obama's speech and the shows of unity on night one of the Democratic National Convention.
What Joe Biden wants to accomplish at the virtual DNCAs Democrats begin the first night of their virtual 2020 convention, "CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Norah O'Donnell previews what former Vice President Joe Biden is looking to..
How will college campuses look as fall semesters begin amid the coronavirus pandemic?Administrators at U.S. universities are making plans for an uncertain fall, as students come to campus with COVID-19 still present. John Dickerson reports.
Setting the stage for the Democratic Party's unconventional conventionJohn Dickerson on the evolving nature of political conventions, and how, in 2020, a pandemic means the serendipity and boisterous frivolity of a political party will be quarantined
John Dickerson on an unconventional conventionCBS News' John Dickerson on the evolving nature of political conventions, and how, as the Democrats gather in both Milwaukee and cyberspace, a pandemic means the serendipity and boisterous frivolity of..
Does distrust of Obama explain GOP reluctance on immigration?Republicans have said they can't trust the president to enforce the law, but could something else be at play in the GOP's approach to immigration reform? John Dickerson, Margaret Brennan, Jeffrey..
How will Bridgegate affect Christie's presidential aspirationsAs New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie faces allegations over the George Washington Bridge lane closures that were allegedly orchestrated by aides as political payback, the scandal has the potential to..
Christie's bridge scandal: New photos bring new controversyPhotos have surfaced of the New Jersey governor with two political appointees involved in the scandal. The photos were taken while lane closures on the George Washington Bridge were causing traffic..
Congress' new and old fights in midterm yearCBS News political correspondent John Dickerson discusses the issues faced by President Obama and the Senate as they begin the new year.
Will the president's Obamacare apology soothe his critics?Amy Walter, John Dickerson, Phil Musser, and Stephanie Cutter discuss the Obamacare rollout, the Virginia governor's race, Gov. Chris Christie's potential presidential bid, and more.
David Rubenstein on history's greatest lessons and the power of the presidencyThe billionaire philanthropist talks with John Dickerson on America's need for a lesson on history and the hardest parts of the office of the president.
Full interview with David RubensteinJohn Dickerson sits down with philanthropist and history buff David Rubenstein for a conversation on America's need for a lesson on history
David Rubenstein says it's time to give Americans a proper history educationDavid Rubenstein is on a mission to educate America and Congress through a lesson in history. He sat down with "60 Minutes" correspondent John Dickerson.
Dickerson on significance of Day 1 of impeachment hearings"60 Minutes" correspondent John Dickerson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the significance of the historic impeachment hearings.
How Democrats and Republicans are approaching impeachment inquiry hearingThe first public hearing in the House impeachment inquiry against President Trump begins Wednesday. Mr. Trump is accused of withholding military aid to Ukraine in exchange for Ukraine investigating..
Jimmy Carter hails John McCain's "commitment to the truth"Former President Jimmy Carter spoke to "CBS This Morning" co-anchor John Dickerson about the life and legacy of Sen. John McCain
Former President Jimmy Carter: Trump "is very careless with the truth"Jimmy Carter tells "CBS This Morning" co-host John Dickerson "I went through my campaign and my presidency without ever lying to the people"
"Face the Nation" moderators mark 65 yearsOn the show's 65th anniversary, here's a look back at Bob Schieffer, John Dickerson and Margaret Brennan's first days as moderator of "Face the Nation."
Extended "Face the Nation" focus group, part 1How will the recent bombshell Trump video impact the race to the White House? Face the Nation host John Dickerson holds a focus group at Washington University in St. Louis, site of tonight's..
Full Interview: Tim Kaine, October 16Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine talks to Face the Nation moderator John Dickerson about new emails released by WikiLeaks and Russian cyber hacking.
"Face the Nation" remembers Gwen IfillThe nation lost a great journalist when PBS News host Gwen Ifill passed away this week. Here at "Face the Nation," we lost a dear friend. "The tributes to her used so many words to describe her smile,..
Trump adviser: Administration will send North Korea a signal "very soon"When asked about the ballistic missile test Saturday by North Korea, Stephen Miller, a senior policy adviser to President Trump, told "Face The Nation" anchor John Dickerson the Trump administration..
Full Interview: Chuck Schumer, February 12Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-New York discusses President Trump's immigration executive order, North Korea and the future of the Supreme Court with Face the Nation host John Dickerson.