The journalist Margaret Warner, known for her work on "The Wall Street Journal" and "The PBS Newshour," married John R. Reilly, a political adviser, in September 1986. The marriage lasted 20 years until John Reilly's death in 2008.
The marriage ceremony was performed on Sept. 6 in Ogunquit, Maine at the St. Peter's-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church. Margaret Warner is the stepmother to six children of John Reilly's. Reilly divorced his first wife, Susan Loosbrock. Notable accomplishments in Reilly's life include a law degree from the University of Iowa, activity in several political campaigns and membership on the Federal Trade Commission. In October 2008, John Reilly died of abdominal cancer.