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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 Sorry For 'Pain' His Comments On Segregationist Senators Caused

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Sen. Bernie Sanders: Idea Of Generational Change Is A 'Pretty Superficial Argument'

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Age Isn't Everything, Says Bernie Sanders. 'It Is What You Stand For'

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10 More Candidates Try To Stand Out At Democratic Debate

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Harris Takes On Biden's Record On Race At Democratic Debate

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10 Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate, 10 More To Go

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