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Dana Farrington

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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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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Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, flanked by lawyers, aides and Capitol police, leaves the Capitol on Oct. 11 after testifying behind closed doors to the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees as part of the ongoing impeachment investigation into President Trump. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Gordon Sondland, the United States ambassador to the European Union, addresses the media during a press conference at the U.S. Embassy to Romania in Bucharest in September. Sondland is speaking to House investigators on Thursday. Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland speaks with President Trump at Melsbroek Air Base in July 2018 in Brussels. Sondland is speaking to House committees on Thursday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., spoke with the NPR Politics Podcast about why he is running for president and the events that propelled him to this point. Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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LISTEN: Cory Booker Tells The Story Of Hassan Washington

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Attorney General William Barr testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday about the special counsel report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In addition to investigating Russian attacks on the 2016 presidential election, special counsel Robert Mueller also was tasked with looking into "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation." Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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