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Miles Parks
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Miles Parks

Reporter, Washington Desk

Miles Parks is a reporter on NPR's Washington Desk. He covers election interference and voting infrastructure and reports on breaking news.

Miles joined NPR as the 2014-15 Stone & Holt Weeks Fellow. Since then, he's investigated FEMA's efforts to get money back from Superstorm Sandy victims, profiled budding rock stars, and produced for all three of NPR's weekday news magazines.

A graduate of the University of Tampa, Miles also previously covered crime and local government for The Washington Post and The Ledger in Lakeland, Fla.

In his spare time, Miles likes playing, reading and thinking about basketball. He wrote The Washington Post's obituary of legendary women's basketball coach Pat Summitt.

You can contact Miles at mparks@npr.org.

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Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., at an organizing event in February. Warren says she wants to get rid of the Electoral College, and vote for president using a national popular vote. John Locher/AP hide caption

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Abolishing The Electoral College Would Be More Complicated Than It May Seem

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Momentum Builds To Eliminate The Electoral College

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., is one of four high-ranking Democrats to sign a letter to the FBI requesting an investigation into the actions of Li "Cindy" Yang. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Inc./Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump shows the executive veto of the national emergency resolution in the Oval Office of the White House Friday. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Vetoes Congressional Effort To Limit Border Wall Funding

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Then attorney general nominee William Barr testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in January. Despite the House's vote on Thursday, the decision about how much of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election becomes public still rests in Barr's hands. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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This courtroom sketch depicts former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort (center in a wheelchair) during his sentencing hearing in federal court before judge T.S. Ellis III in Alexandria, Va., on Thursday. Dana Verkouteren/AP hide caption

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Paul Manafort, Former Trump Campaign Chairman, Sentenced To Just Under 4 Years

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Republicans Say Democrats' Election Reform Bill Doesn't Address Ballot Harvesting

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Democrat Dan McCready makes his way through the crowd at an event following the North Carolina State Board of Elections decision to hold a new election in the state's ninth congressional district. Jeff Siner/The Charlotte Observer via Getty Images hide caption

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Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer for President Trump, testifies before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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News Brief: New North Carolina Election, Jussie Smollett, Vatican Sex Abuse Summit

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Mark Harris, Republican candidate in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District race, prepares to testify on Thursday, the fourth day of the State Board of Elections hearing. Travis Long/Pool/News & Observer hide caption

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New Election Called In North Carolina House Race

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