Juana Summers Juana Summers is a political reporter for NPR covering demographics and culture.
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Juana Summers

Juana Summers

Political Reporter, Demographics & Culture

Juana Summers is a political reporter for NPR covering demographics and culture. She has covered politics since 2010 for publications including Politico, CNN and The Associated Press. She got her start in public radio at KBIA in Columbia, Mo., and also previously covered Congress for NPR.

She appears regularly on television and radio outlets to discuss national politics. In 2016, Summers was a fellow at Georgetown University's Institute of Politics and Public Service. Summers is also a competitive pinball player and sits on the board of the International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA), the governing body for competitive pinball events around the world.

She is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism and a native of Kansas City, Mo.

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Trump Says He'll Return To The White House Soon. Is It Safe?

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White House chief of staff Mark Meadows holds the door for Dr. Sean Conley and other members of the president's medical team on Sunday. Another update on Trump's condition is expected sometime on Monday. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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"Get Your Booty To The Poll" is a voting PSA that invokes Atlanta's strip club culture to appeal to voters, specifically Black men in Georgia often overlooked by the political establishment. Go Vote/screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Stripper Polls: The Racy Voting PSA That's Actually All About The Issues

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President Trump speaks during the first day of the Republican National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., where he was unanimously supported by delegates for reelection. Many young members of the Republican Party are not supporting him and worry about the future of the GOP, given that it's now defined by Trump. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Generation Z In The GOP: Young Republicans Reflect On The Future Of Their Party

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Some Young Republican Activists Worry About The Future Of Their Party

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Activists Honor 1963 March On Washington, Urge Citizens To Vote

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U.S. First Lady Melania Trump speaks during the Republican National Convention in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. Michael Reynolds/EPA/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Senator Kamala Harris, Democratic claps with viewers watching virtually after speaking during the Democratic National Convention at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Photographer: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Historic: Kamala Harris Accepts Vice Presidential Nomination

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