Kate O'Beirne

Kate O'Beirne

Washington Editor of the "National Review" and host of CNN's "Capital Gang"

WHEN: Friday, October 25, 2002

TOPIC: "The View from Washington"

Kate O'Beirne is National Review's Washington Editor. She writes principally about Congress, politics, and domestic policy. She is exclusive on CNN's Capital Gang.

Before joining National Review in 1995, O'Beirne was vice president of Government Relations at The Heritage Foundation, responsible for keeping Washington policymakers abreast of Heritage proposals and research findings in all areas of the Foundation's study.

O'Beirne previously served as Heritage's deputy director of Domestic Policy Studies, where she supervised studies in the areas of health care, welfare, education, and housing. From 1986 to 1988, she was deputy assistant secretary for legislation at the Department of Health and Human Services.