Kyle Cheney (journalist)

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Kyle Cheney
New York City
Alma materBoston University
Years active2006-present
Spouse(s)Hannah Cheney

Kyle Cheney is an American journalist based in Washington, D.C. He is currently a Congressional reporter for Politico[1][2] and a political analyst on CNN and MSNBC.[3]

Early life and education[edit]

Cheney was raised in New York City. He graduated with a B.S. in journalism from Boston University in 2007 after a stint as editor of the university's student newspaper, The Daily Free Press.[citation needed]


Cheney began his career as a reporter covering Massachusetts politics for the State House News Service in 2006. He moved to Politico in 2012 as a reporter covering healthcare and news surrounding the Affordable Care Act implemented by the Obama administration.[4]

Cheney was part of the politics team assigned to cover the 2014 midterm elections and then the Republican caucus during the 2016 presidential election. He joined the Congress team after the 2016 elections.[citation needed]

In 2019, Cheney became one of the leading reporters for Politico on Capitol Hill, and has broken numerous stories about the Trump impeachment inquiry led by House Democrats.[5][6] He has regularly appeared on CNN, MSNBC and C-SPAN.[7][8][9]

Personal life[edit]

Cheney is married to Hannah Cheney, senior manager of editorial content at Hilton Hotels, and has a daughter.[10]


  1. ^ Cheney, Kyle. "Kyle Cheney". Politico PRO. Retrieved 2019-08-04.
  2. ^ "Kyle Cheney | POLITICO Journalist | Muck Rack". Retrieved 2019-08-04.
  3. ^ "Cruz has upper hand on Trump in delegate game". Retrieved 2019-08-04.
  4. ^ Bagga, Ashmeet. "Is Kyle Cheney Related to Dick Cheney?". Earn The Necklace. Retrieved 2019-08-04.
  5. ^ Sherman, Jake; Palmer, Anna. "POLITICO Playbook: Trump's worst week ever". POLITICO. Retrieved 2019-10-25.
  6. ^ Greve, Joan (2019-09-25). "Trump lashes out as impeachment inquiry announced – as it happened". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2019-10-25.
  7. ^ "Trump impeachment inquiry banks evidence as witnesses testify". Retrieved 2019-10-25.
  8. ^ "House Intel picks up speed on Russia probe". Retrieved 2019-08-04.
  9. ^ "Kyle Cheney |". Retrieved 2019-08-04.
  10. ^ Cheney, Hannah (2019-08-03). "#clarajo watching her dad @kyledcheney on @CNN @NewDay this". @hannahlcheney. Retrieved 2019-08-04.

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