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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 House is set to pass the Democrats' climate, health and taxes bill

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President Joe Biden signs into law the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 on the South Lawn of the White House on Aug. 9, 2022. The Washington Post/The Washington Post via Getty Im hide caption

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The politics of the search of Mar-a-Lago

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Abortion-rights supporters cheer as the proposed Kansas constitutional amendment that would allow abortion restrictions in the state fails. They were watching election results at the Kansas for Constitutional Freedom watch party in Overland Park. Dave Kaup/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A roundup of results from Tuesday's key primaries that took place in 5 states

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Then-President Donald Trump looks on as Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during the Florida Homecoming rally at the BB&T Center in 2019. SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Politics chat: Jan. 6 committee break; Trump, Pence at dueling rallies; Biden health

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The first season ends for the House committee on the Jan. 6 attacks

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