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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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Biden Gets In Spat With Voter In Iowa, Who Challenged Him On His Son And Ukraine

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Sen. Kamala Harris is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race after her support and funding fell in recent months. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Kamala Harris Drops Out Of Presidential Race

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As Primaries Near, Booker Campaign Fights To Stay In The Conversation

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Democratic Rivals Want To Turn Black Voters Away From Biden

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Attacks on Pete Buttigieg may come into focus at this week's debate, as he has taken the top spot in an Iowa poll for the first time. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick Enters Democratic Presidential Primary

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has announced that he is entering the 2020 Democratic presidential primary race, just ahead of the Friday deadline to file for the New Hampshire primary. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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