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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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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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Michael Bloomberg is reconsidering entering the Democratic presidential primary. If he entered, he would be the second billionaire to join the race who walked back an earlier decision not to run. Evan Agostini/Associated Press hide caption

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Former New York Mayor Bloomberg Reopens Door To 2020 Presidential Run

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An impeachment trial early next year could keep Sen. Elizabeth Warren, silhouetted during a town hall in Iowa, and other Democratic presidential candidates off the trail at a crucial time. Joshua Lott/Getty Images hide caption

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'A Disaster': Impeachment Could Sideline Senators In 2020 Presidential Campaign

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Impeachment Trial Would Create Unprecedented Issue For 6 U.S. Senators

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Talks With Democratic Voters About Their Concerns

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Pete Buttigieg Keeps Going In Iowa

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