About 

    Jeremy Herb is a national security reporter covering Congress for CNN Politics. 

    Prior to CNN, Herb was a defense reporter at Politico, where he wrote about the Pentagon, Congress and defense industry political influence, and did a stint as author of the "Morning Defense" newsletter.

    Herb was also a national security reporter at The Hill and a Washington correspondent for the Minneapolis Star Tribune, where he covered the short-lived presidential campaigns of former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and former Rep. Michele Bachmann.

    Herb is originally from San Jose, Calif. He has a bachelor's degree from Santa Clara University and a master's degree from Columbia University's Journalism School.