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Scott Detrow

White House Correspondent

Scott Detrow is a White House correspondent for NPR 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, covering the Democratic side of the 2020 presidential campaign.

Before NPR, Detrow 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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What went wrong for President Biden this week

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Politics chat: Voting rights bills stalled; midterm considerations; Sen. Reid dies

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Public health experts will be listening as Biden speaks to the nation about omicron

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News brief: Biden speech, COVID testing critique, Pentagon extremism rules

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Leftist millennial wins Chile's weekend presidential election

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News brief: Omicron variant, Build Back Better, Chile's president-elect

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Biden struggles with political agenda and COVID-19, new NPR poll shows

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Old Fox and his friends have been a comforting tale for Twitter users

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World Palindrome Championship medalist releases graphic novel 'Otto: A Palindrama'

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A TikTok user traded a bobby pin for a house

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'A plus-sized Jewish lady redneck died in El Paso,' and her obit went viral

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