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Miles Parks

Producer and reporter, Washington Desk

Miles Parks is a reporter and producer 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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William Barr, President Trump's nominee to be attorney general, testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill Tuesday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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North Carolina 9th district Republican congressional candidate Mark Harris, with his wife Beth, claims victory in his congressional race in Monroe, N.C. The race, however, has yet to be certified as authorities look into fraud claims in the eastern part of the district. Nell Redmond/AP hide caption

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'Whatever It Took': Republican Mark Harris' Path To The Election That Won't End

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A 2-year-old waits between her father's legs as he and other voters cast their ballots at a polling station set up at Grady High School in Atlanta on Election Day. The state is one of a handful that still use voting machines that don't provide a paper record. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images hide caption

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The 2018 Election May Not Have Been A Cyber-Nightmare, But It Wasn't Perfect

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The Best Political Music Of 2018

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As Election Fraud Probe Centers On N.C.'s 9th District, A Cynical Cloud Settles In

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Following Allegations of Electoral Misconduct, North Carolina Might Get A New Election

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Voting By Mail Is On The Rise, But Could Alleged N.C. Election Fraud Change That?

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Lawmakers Say A New Election Might Be Necessary For N.C. Congressional Race

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Democrat Dan McCready (left) and Republican Mark Harris are the candidates at the center of a contested race to represent North Carolina's 9th Congressional District. The state is investigating claims that a GOP operative may have manipulated ballots. Chuck Burton/AP hide caption

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House Republicans Hacked + Voter Fraud Allegations In North Carolina

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Stacy Holcomb, 57, stands in front of his home in Bladenboro, N.C., where he says he was approached by a woman during the midterm elections and offered assistance submitting an absentee ballot, an occurrence that many in Bladen County have said happened to them. Justin Kase Conder for The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Results For A Congressional Race In North Carolina Still Aren't Certified

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Then-Georgia Secretary of State, and Republican nominee for governor, Brian Kemp attends an election night event in Athens, Georgia. As secretary of state, Kemp was charged with overseeing the election logistics for the election he was running in. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images hide caption

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