Betsy Streisand

Washington Bureau Chief and Deputy Managing Editor


I oversee Washington coverage. And in the words of a former editor: "Make what's important interesting."

What do you think is the hardest part of your job that no one knows?

Convincing people that it really is all about the money.

In your next life, what would your career be?


What’s something that you thought you knew but later found out you were wrong about?

Almost everything.

What’s the favorite item in your workspace and why?

My door.

Latest Stories (4)

When did you realize we were in a financial crisis?

Marketplace veterans take a look back at some personal pivotal moments.
News tickers at the Nasdaq MarketSite show negative numbers October 9, 2008 in New York City.
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Quiz: Does public education need a makeover?

Oct 13, 2014
When asked about the education system broadly, what percentage of parents said it needs a complete overhaul?

2006: iClicker.

May 16, 2014
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