Scott Detrow Scott Detrow is a Congressional reporter for NPR.
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Scott Detrow

Congressional Reporter

Scott Detrow is a Congressional reporter for NPR. He also co-hosts the NPR Politics Podcast.

Detrow joined NPR in 2015 to cover the presidential election. He focused on the Republican side of the 2016 race, spending time on the campaign trail with Donald Trump, and also reported on the election's technology and data angles.

Detrow worked as a statehouse reporter for member stations WITF in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and KQED in San Francisco, California. He has also covered energy policy for NPR's StateImpact project, where his reports on Pennsylvania's hydraulic fracturing boom won a DuPont-Columbia and national Edward R. Murrow Award in 2013.

Detrow got his start in public radio at Fordham University's WFUV. He graduated from Fordham, despite spending most of his time in the newsroom, and is also working toward completing a master's degree at the University of Pennsylvania's Fels Institute of Government.

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Trump Visits Capitol Hill To Rally Support For House Republicans' Tax Bill

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Roy Moore Continues To Lose GOP Support Amid Allegations Of Sexual Harassment

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Alabama Senate Candidate Roy Moore Says He Isn't Going Anywhere

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Donald Trump at an Oct. 2016 campaign rally in Johnstown, Pa. He won by cracking Democrats' "blue wall," as the first GOP presidential candidate to win Pennsylvania since 1988. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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A Year Later, The Shock Of Trump's Win Hasn't Totally Worn Off In Either Party

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Document Sheds Light On Clinton Campaign And DNC Agreement

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Hillary Clinton campaigns alongside former Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, in August 2016. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Clinton Campaign Had Additional Signed Agreement With DNC In 2015

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, with Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, testifies during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Congress's power to authorize the use of military force. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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News Brief: Mattis In Asia, Trump's Week, White Nationalists In Tennessee

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Republican Lawmakers Raise Serious Concerns Over Trump During His First Visit To The Hill

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Senate Leadership Fund Fights Attacks On Establishment Candidates

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Democrats Deal With Trump On DREAMers May Be In Trouble

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Former Vice President Joe Biden's recent flurry of events have raised questions about whether he is considering a 2020 presidential bid. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Biden's Busy Schedule Spurs 2020 Speculation

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