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Domenico Montanaro

Senior Political Editor/Correspondent, Washington Desk

Domenico Montanaro is NPR's senior political editor/correspondent. Based in Washington, D.C., his work appears on air and online delivering analysis of the political climate in Washington and campaigns. He also helps edit political coverage.

Montanaro joined NPR in 2015 and oversaw coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign, including for broadcast and digital.

Before joining NPR, Montanaro served as political director and senior producer for politics and law at PBS NewsHour. There, he led domestic political and legal coverage, which included the 2014 midterm elections, the Supreme Court, and the unrest in Ferguson, Mo.

Prior to PBS NewsHour, Montanaro was deputy political editor at NBC News, where he covered two presidential elections and reported and edited for the network's political blog, "First Read." He has also worked at CBS News, ABC News, The Asbury Park Press in New Jersey, and taught high school English.

Montanaro earned a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Delaware and a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University.

A native of Queens, N.Y., Montanaro is a life-long Mets fan and college basketball junkie.

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The Importance Of Biden's Pick For Running Mate

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Arizona Voters Discuss Coronavirus, Racial Justice, Election

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"You won't be safe in Joe Biden's America," one of President Trump's campaign ads argued. A focus group of Phoenix-area voters weighs in on Trump's campaign messages, and his handling of the pandemic and race relations. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Arizona Focus Group Sees Trump's Crime Attack On Biden As 'Far From Reality'

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Some Battleground States Lean Toward Biden, According To A New NPR Analysis

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Voters cast their ballots at a polling place at Cromie Elementary School in Warren, Mich., in March. Warren is in Macomb County, considered a critical suburb in the presidential election. Elaine Cromie/Getty Images hide caption

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