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Asma Khalid 2016
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Asma Khalid

Political Reporter

Asma Khalid is a campaign reporter focusing on the intersection of demographics and politics in the 2016 election. Her stories range from exploring how Puerto Rico's fiscal crisis could influence the Florida vote to interviewing the "new millennials" — the Obama-era kids who will be casting their first vote for president in 2016.

Before joining NPR's Election Team, Asma covered politics for Boston's NPR station WBUR.

She's also reported on a number of breaking news stories, including the Boston Marathon bombings and the trial of James "Whitey" Bulger.

Asma got her start in radio through an internship at BBC Newshour in London during grad school. But, she also owes her journalism education to NPR. For a few years after college, she was a producer for NPR's Morning Edition.

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Are More Latinos Becoming Citizens Because of Donald Trump?
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Immigrants Rush To Become Citizens To Vote Against Trump
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Could Gender Be The Decisive Factor In A Trump-Clinton Matchup?
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In 2 Indiana Cities, All That Trump And Obama Touched Isn't Political Gold
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In 2 Indiana Manufacturing Cities, Presidential Politics Play Unexpected Role
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Donald Trump's Rivals Count On Indiana In Strategy To Block GOP Front-Runner
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GOP Candidates Court Indiana, The Next State To Hold A Primary
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GOP Rivals Focus On Future Contests To Deny Donald Trump The Nomination
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Donald Trump Makes Play For Indiana After Nearly Sweeping Rivals In New York
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