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Margaret Brennan is an American journalist based in Washington, D.C., the current moderator of Face the Nation on CBS News, and the network's senior foreign affairs correspondent. Brennan was previously a White House correspondent for CBS and has covered Washington since 2012.
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A lasting legacy: Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the fight for equality"Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan reflects on Ginsburg's legacy as a champion for women's equality and justice everywhere.
Full transcript of "Face the Nation" on September 20, 2020On this "Face the Nation" broadcast, Former President Bill Clinton and Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb sat down with Margaret Brennan
"The Takeout" — CBS News' Margaret Brennan & Ben Tracy"Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan and CBS News Asia correspondent Ben Tracy discuss President Trump's second summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un on this week's edition of "The Takeout with..
Republicans see U.S. as better off now than 4 years ago ahead of convention, CBS News poll findsRepublicans see an America -- to borrow Ronald Reagan's famous test -- better off today than it was four years ago, mainly because of their confidence in President Trump, according to a new CBS News..
"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 8/23Hosted by Lee Cowan. In our cover story, David Pogue explores the difficult choices parents and teachers face about sending students back to class in the midst of a pandemic. Plus: On the centennial of..
Votes for women: How the suffragists wonOne hundred years ago the 19th Amendment, which would protect women's right to vote, was just one vote short of ratification. "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan reports on how the landmark..
Impact of Joe Biden’s acceptance speech, Democratic National Convention“Face the Nation” moderator Margaret Brennan joins “CBS This Morning” to talk about Joe Biden's acceptance speech, Steve Bannon's arrest and the upcoming Republican National Convention.
Former HHS Sec. urges national coronavirus testing strategy"It will be the backbone on which we can build the rest of bringing the parts of the economy back more fully," Former Secretary Sylvia Burwell told "Face the Nation"'s Margaret Brennan
Obama warns Ukraine of consequences for violence, but lacks leverageThe U.S. is leaning hard on 20 top Ukrainian officials that it holds responsible for the brutality in Ukraine, and banned them from traveling to the U.S. The U.S. is expected to take further action,..
Jared Kushner says Trump wants "fair" voting system as future of USPS remains uncertainThe future of the U.S. Postal Service remains uncertain as the agency finds itself in the middle of a high-stakes debate over how to vote in America. "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan joins..
Women's vote at 100: How far we've come"Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan shares her personal connection to a momentous milestone for the suffrage movement.
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..
Iran’s president tells Davos his country is open for businessIranian President Hassan Rouhani attended the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where he turned on the charm in an appeal for foreign investment. Margaret Brennan reports.
Syrian peace talks at crossroads over Assad’s futureThe Syrian regime has flatly rejected the idea that President Bashar Assad must step down, which the U.S. and rebels say is the whole purpose of the talks. Margaret Brennan reports from Montreux,..
Latest Syrian peace talks under threatTalks to end Syria’s civil war are due to begin in Geneva on Wednesday, but serious problems now threaten the peace talks. Human rights groups estimate 130,000 Syrians have died since an uprising..
December 22: Morell, Brennan, Cordes, GarrettThe latest on NSA surveillance reform and a look back at 2013, with former deputy and acting CIA director Michael Morell, CBS News’ Margaret Brennan, Nancy Cordes, David Martin, and Major Garrett,..
2013: Washington’s worst year in decades?CBS News’ Major Garrett, Nancy Cordes, David Martin, and Margaret Brennan offer their expert take on the big stories of 2013, from NSA surveillance to congressional dysfunction and the rocky..
Hagel says Afghan security deal in President Karzai's handsU.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said there is a "very real possibility" that a total troop pullout will happen in 2014 if Afghan President Hamid Karzai does not sign a security pact. Hagel says, "It..
Panda diplomacy: First ladies of U.S., China mark Bao Bao's namingBao Bao, the giant panda cub born at Washington, DC's National Zoo has already starting preparing for her role as a symbol of cooperation between the U.S. and China. Margaret Brennan reports on the..
85-year-old U.S. vet arrested in N. Korea three weeks agoAn 85-year-old Korean War veteran that went to Pyongyang, North Korea's capital for a 10-day trip, has been held there for the last three weeks. Margaret Brennan reports.
Top Democrats praise Biden's choice of Kamala Harris for VPJoe Biden has selected Senator Kamala Harris as his vice-presidential running mate. Former Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett and Clinton 2016 campaign manager Robby Mook join "Face the Nation"..
Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mateJoe Biden selected his former rival, Senator Kamala Harris of California, to be his running mate. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe and CBS News chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes..
"CBS Evening News" headlines for Monday, August 10, 2020Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News with Margaret Brennan."
Transcript: DCPS Chancellor on coronavirus impacts on fall yearThe following is a transcript of an interview with DC Public Schools Chancellor Lewis Ferebee with "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan.
Transcript: Prime Minister Scott Morrison on coronavirusThe following is a transcript of an interview with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison with "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan.
Where does the impeachment inquiry stand after days of public testimony?After more than 30 hours of testimony, where does the impeachment inquiry stand? "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan and Major Garrett join the "CBS Evening News" for analysis.
Fallout from Gordon Sondland’s impeachment testimonyThe public hearings in the Trump impeachment inquiry continue Thursday with testimony from a former National Security Council official and a State Department employee. They follow Ambassador to the EU..
Is Gordon Sondland the star witness for Democrats?President Trump's hand-picked ambassador to the European Union sent shock waves across the capitol with bombshell testimony in the impeachment inquiry. So is he the star witness Democrats hoped for?..
What to expect from Gordon Sondland's testimonyThe second week of the House impeachment hearings is underway. The public will hear from Gordon Sondland, who has been in direct contact with the president. "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan..
11/17: Face The NationThis week on "Face the Nation" with Margaret Brennan, the impeachment probe moves into the public phase bringing along gripping witness testimony from top State Department officials.
Full interview with House Speaker Nancy PelosiMargaret Brennan sits down with Speaker Pelosi to talk all things impeachment probe.
This is "Face the Nation," November 17This week on "Face the Nation" with Margaret Brennan, the impeachment probe moves into the public phase bringing along gripping witness testimony from top State Department officials.
Pelosi: Trump trying to "undermine" strength of ex-Ukraine ambassador with tweetsPresident Trump is accused of witness intimidation after he targeted former Ukraine Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch on Twitter. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret..
Pelosi: Trump's public attacks on witnesses are "very significant"House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday slammed President Trump for his public attacks on witnesses, including former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch. "He should not frivolously throw out..
What to expect from Day 2 of public hearings in impeachment inquiryFormer U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, who will testify Friday at the second public hearing in the Trump impeachment inquiry, has served under six presidents. Behind closed doors,..
Why is the U.S. relationship with Ukraine important?During the first public testimony in the impeachment inquiry, both diplomats pointed out the importance of the U.S. relationship with Ukraine. "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan and Major..
What is Trump's Syria strategy?With American soldiers scrambling to get out of Syria, Russia is advancing. "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan joins the "CBS Evening News" to discuss the president's strategy.
Bloomberg says he has "reservations" on current 2020 fieldBloomberg spoke with "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan on his plans for 2020 and the impeachment inquiry against Trump
How Michael Bloomberg is trying to shape Democratic agendaCBS News has confirmed former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is actively working to get on the 2020 ballot in at least one state. The billionaire was asked about a possible run last week by..
"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."
What does the White House shake-up signal to the world?CBS News Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett and White House and Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent Margaret Brennan discuss the North Korean missile test and the chief of staff change.
Will President Trump's attacks on the NFL undercut his agenda?CBS News Chief Foreign Affairs and White House Correspondent Margaret Brennan and Washington Post White House reporter David Nakamura discuss President Trump's attacks on the NFL and the upcoming vote..