Miles Parks Miles Parks is a reporter on NPR's Washington Desk. He covers voting and elections, and also reports on breaking news.
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Miles Parks

Reporter, Washington Desk

Miles Parks is a reporter on NPR's Washington Desk. He covers voting and elections, and also reports on breaking news.

Parks 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, Parks also previously covered crime and local government for The Washington Post and The Ledger in Lakeland, Fla.

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

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat from Minnesota, is the ranking Democrat on the Senate Rules Committee, which has jurisdiction on the rules for federal elections. Susan Walsh/AP/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Expanded Access To Voting Yielded Huge Turnout. Will States Take It Away?

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A Look At Whether This Year's Mail-In Voting Habits Will Stick

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Trump Doesn't Have To Win In Court To Erode Trust In Voting

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Trump Tweets That He Fired Top Cybersecurity Official Christopher Krebs

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Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, speaks before the Senate Judiciary Committee in May 2019. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Election Lawsuits By The Trump Campaign Have Failed

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Debunking Trump And His Allies' False Claims About The Election

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President Trump returns to the White House from playing golf on Saturday after The Associated Press and other media outlets called the 2020 election for Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Scores of President Trump supporters gathered for a "Stop the Steal" protest at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg on Thursday, many alleging that votes are being stolen from the president, of which there is no evidence. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump To Challenge Vote Counts In Key States

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Election Update: Vote Counting Continues Amid Misinformation And Lawsuits

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