George Robert Stephanopoulos (born February 10, 1961) is an American journalist, a former U.S. Democratic Party political advisor, and chief anchor of ABC News. Stephanopoulos rose to early prominence as a communications director for the 1992 U.S. presidential campaign of Bill Clinton, subsequently becoming White House Communications Director, then Senior Advisor for Policy and Strategy before departing in December 1996. Today he is chief anchor and chief political correspondent for ABC News, co-anchor of ABC News\' Good Morning America, and host of ABC\'s Sunday morning This Week. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Stephanopoulos is also a common fill-in anchor for ABC World News Tonight with David Muir.