Scott Detrow 2016
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Scott Detrow 2016
Meg Kelly/NPR

Scott Detrow

Political Reporter

Scott Detrow covers the 2016 presidential election, with a focus on the Republican side of the race. He also reports on technology and data angles of the campaign. Scott regularly appears on the NPR Politics Podcast.

Before joining NPR, Detrow worked as a statehouse reporter for member stations WITF in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and KQED in San Francisco. He has also covered energy policy for NPR's StateImpact project, where his reports on Pennsylvania's hydraulic fracturing boom won a DuPont-Columbia and national Edward R. Murrow Award in 2013.

Scott got his start in public radio at Fordham University's WFUV. He graduated from Fordham, despite spending most of his time in the newsroom, and is also working toward completing a master's degree at the University of Pennsylvania's Fels Institute of Government.

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Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado speaks to reporters during a June press conference. Trump criticized her weight in the 1990s, and again after Monday's presidential debate. Luis Alonso Lugo/AP hide caption

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Trump Still Trying To Sway Black Voters To The Side Of Republicans

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Trump's Attacks On Clinton Sound A Lot Like Those Of Clinton's Lately

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After Promoting Birther Movement, Trump Admits Obama Was Born In U.S.

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Trump Criticizes Flint Pastor — But Misstates Key Facts About Their Encounter

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Donald Trump Reveals Plan To Make Child Care More Affordable

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Trump Blasts Clinton's 'Deplorables' Comment In Asheville, N.C.

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Trump Responds To Clinton's Comments About His Supporters

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Trump's Campaign Message Focuses On Clinton's Private Email Server

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