David S. Broder is a native of Chicago Heights, Illinois. He received his bachelor's degree and MA in political science from the University of Chicago. He began his newspaper career at the Bloomington, Illinois Pantograph. Broder is a political correspondent for The Washington Post whose column is syndicated by more than 300 newspapers globally. He is the author of six books and is a regular commentator on CNN's "Inside Politics." Broder was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1993 for distinguished commentary.