Robert Costa

Editor/Political Analyst

Robert Costa is National Review's Washington editor and a political analyst for CNBC. He manages NR's Capitol Hill bureau and reports on the White House, Congress, and campaigns. Politico and Washingtonian magazine recently cited him as one of the capital's best reporters.

Costa is a popular speaker on college campuses, at corporate events, and at social functions. He loves to update audiences about the inner workings of Congress, and share his insights about the future of the Republican Party and the conservative movement. His presentations are upbeat, informative, and engaging.

As a reporter and editor for the nation's most venerable conservative magazine, Costa offers unparalleled insights on the political scene. He frequently shares his commentary and analysis on MSNBC's Morning Joe, CNBC's The Kudlow Report, MSNBC's Hardball, and the Hugh Hewitt radio show.

Recent speeches include talks at the University of California, George Washington University, New York University, Georgetown University, and the Women's National Republican Club, among many others.

Costa earned a master's degree in politics from the University of Cambridge in 2009, and he graduated with honors from the University of Notre Dame in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in American studies.