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Juana Summers

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Juana Summers is a political correspondent for NPR covering race, justice and politics. 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.

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

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EPA Administrator Michael Regan says the Supreme Court's ruling is a setback for the agency. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images hide caption

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The EPA prepares for its 'counterpunch' after the Supreme Court ruling

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Former Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski was more than a basketball coach for former players

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Supreme Court allows Biden administration to roll back 'Remain In Mexico' policy

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Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., supports a national strike over Roe's demise

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HHS Secretary Becerra on federal abortion rights

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How I fell in love with pinball

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How I fell in love with pinball

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AAPI Voters In Nevada Talk Economy, Inflation; Gun Legislation Moves Through Congress

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Liberal activists viewed the Jan. 6 hearings at watch events across the U.S.

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More than 40 people gathered at Summit Presbyterian Church in northwest Philadelphia on Thursday to watch the first public hearing from the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection. Juana Summers/NPR hide caption

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In Philadelphia, liberals gather to experience the first Jan. 6 hearing together

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John Legend wants to transform the criminal justice system, one DA at a time

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Week in politics: The abortion debate could have a heavy sway on midterms

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