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Dana Farrington

Digital Editor, Washington Desk

Dana Farrington is a digital editor coordinating online coverage on the Washington Desk — from daily stories to visual feature projects to the weekly newsletter. She has been with the NPR Politics team since President Trump's inauguration. Before that, she was among NPR's first engagement editors, managing the homepage for NPR.org and the main social accounts. Dana has also worked as a weekend web producer and editor, and has written on a wide range of topics for NPR, including tech and women's health.

Before joining NPR in 2011, Dana was a web producer for member station WAMU in Washington, D.C.

Dana studied journalism at New York University and got her first taste of public radio in high school on a teen radio show for KUSP in Santa Cruz, Calif.

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President Biden, here at the White House on April 15, announced Monday that his administration is lifting the ceiling on the number of refugees who can be admitted into the country this fiscal year. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Border Patrol agents apprehend a group of migrants near downtown El Paso, Texas, on Monday. The Department of Homeland Security is struggling to manage a growing number of unaccompanied minors at the border. Justin Hamel/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Neera Tanden, nominee for director of the Office of Management and Budget, testifies during a Senate committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Feb. 10, 2021. Anna Moneymaker/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Former President Donald Trump and Melania Trump leave the White House on Jan. 20, President Biden's Inauguration Day. Trump is facing an impeachment trial in the Senate this week. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., talks with Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wy., following a vote by the House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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On the first day of Senate hearings over the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, supporters and opponents of the confirmation confront each other in front of the Supreme Court. Tyrone Turner/WAMU hide caption

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President Trump leaves the White House for Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Friday. On Saturday night he said in a video that he was feeling better as he continues to receive treatment for the coronavirus. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Former President Barack Obama, pictured at a town hall in Berlin in April 2019, has released a statement on the death of George Floyd, who died in police custody in Minnesota. John MacDougall/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A sketch artist's rendering of White House counsel Pat Cipollone speaking in the Senate chamber during the impeachment trial against President Trump on Jan. 21. In the trial, senators play the role of jurors, and Chief Justice John Roberts presides. Dana Verkouteren/AP hide caption

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