Joe Scarborough

American cable news and talk radio host, lawyer, author, and former politician

Charles Joseph "Joe" Scarborough (born April 9, 1963) is the host of Morning Joe on National Broadcasting Company's (NBC) sister network MSNBC (Microsoft NBC).[1] He previously hosted Scarborough Country on the same network. He is a former member of the United States House of Representatives.[2]

Joe Scarborough
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Florida's 1st district
In office
January 3, 1995 – September 5, 2001
Preceded byEarl Hutto
Succeeded byJeff Miller
Personal details
Charles Joseph Scarborough

(1963-04-09) April 9, 1963 (age 59)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Political partyIndependent (from 2017)
Other political
Republican (until 2017)
Melanie Hinton (m. 1986–1999)

Susan Waren (m. 2001–2013)

Mika Brzezinski (m. 2018)
EducationUniversity of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (BA)
University of Florida (JD)

On July 11, 2017, Scarborough announced on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert that he was leaving the Republican party to become an independent.[3]


  1. Template:Err (2015). "About Morning Joe". Archived from the original on April 5, 2015. Retrieved April 8, 2015.
  2. "Joe Scarborough Biography". 2015. Retrieved April 8, 2015.
  3. Cummings, William (11 July 2017). "'Morning Joe' Scarborough is leaving the Republican Party". USA Today.