Elisabeth Bumiller

Washington Bureau Chief

Elisabeth Bumiller is the Washington Bureau chief of The New York Times. Her career at the The Times also includes stints at the City Hall bureau chief in New York city,  White House correspondent and Pentagon correspondent. She also covered Sen. John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign.  She is the author of several books, including Condoleezza Rice: An American Life and You May be the Mother of a Hundred Sons: A Journey Among the Women of India and The Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her Family.