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Scott Detrow

Political Correspondent

Scott Detrow is a political correspondent for NPR. He covers the 2020 presidential campaign and co-hosts the NPR Politics Podcast.

Detrow joined NPR in 2015. He reported on the 2016 presidential election, then worked for two years as a congressional correspondent before shifting his focus back to the campaign trail.

Before that, he worked as a statehouse reporter in both Pennsylvania and California, for member stations WITF and KQED. He also covered energy policy for NPR's StateImpact project, where his reports on Pennsylvania's hydraulic fracturing boom won a DuPont-Columbia Silver Baton and national Edward R. Murrow Award in 2013.

Detrow got his start in public radio at Fordham University's WFUV. He graduated from Fordham, and also has a master's degree from the University of Pennsylvania's Fels Institute of Government.

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Whistle-blower: Trump Officials Pushed Intel Staff To Downplay Russian Interference

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A Look At Political Messaging Around A Coronavirus Vaccine In The U.S.

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Labor Day Is When Election Season Kicks Into High Gear. Here's Where Voters Are.

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Trump Energizes Voters At Rally In Pennsylvania

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Trump Defends Man Accused Of Shooting Protesters, Visits Kenosha

The president is in Kenosha, Wis., today, a city that has been rocked by protests after police shot a black man several times in the back a little over a week ago. Despite some incidents of looting, crime appears to be on par with recent years and near a three-decade low.

Trump Defends Man Accused Of Shooting Protesters, Visits Kenosha

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Violent Protests Draw Comments From Trump, Biden Campaigns

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Kamala Harris Delivers Counter To Trump's Acceptance Speech

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'An Ally Of The Light': Joe Biden Pledges Return To Hope And Compassion

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Biden Then And Now: A Look Back At His 2016 Convention Speech

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Senator Kamala Harris, Democratic claps with viewers watching virtually after speaking during the Democratic National Convention at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Photographer: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Historic: Kamala Harris Accepts Vice Presidential Nomination

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Highlights Of The Day 2 Of The Democratic National Convention

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