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Scott Detrow

Congressional Reporter

Scott Detrow is a Congressional reporter for NPR. He also co-hosts the NPR Politics Podcast.

Detrow joined NPR in 2015 to cover the presidential election. He focused on the Republican side of the 2016 race, spending time on the campaign trail with Donald Trump, and also reported on the election's technology and data angles.

Detrow worked as a statehouse reporter for member stations WITF in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and KQED in San Francisco, California. 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.

Detrow 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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Sen. Feinstein To Gorsuch: You 'Avoid Specificity Like No One I Have Ever Seen'

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House To Hold First Public Hearing Into Russian Election Meddling Accusation

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Lawmakers Accuse FBI Of Withholding Information In Trump-Russia Probe

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Republicans Mixed On New Health Care Bill

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Lawmakers Debate GOP Plan To Replace The Affordable Care Act

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Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, is a tough critic of the Trump administration's stance toward Russia. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Marco Rubio speaks to NPR's Morning Edition

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Trump Gives Broad Outline Of Policies In Speech To Congress

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Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez Elected To Lead Democrats

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Tom Perez (left) and Keith Ellison are two front-runners for DNC chair. Mandel Ngan and Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tight Race For DNC Chair Narrows Ahead Of Weekend Vote

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DNC Chair Race Serves As Test To Determine Party's Future

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other GOP leaders take questions from reporters about President Trump's ousted national security adviser, Michael Flynn, on Tuesday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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