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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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The First $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Deal Vote Failed. It Doesn't Really Matter.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel with then-President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron at the start of the G-20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, in July 2017. John MacDougall/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Merkel's Visit With Biden Will Cap Off Many Ups And Downs With U.S. Presidents

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Biden Faces A Lot Of Challenges In His Attempt To Address Voting Rights

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Week In Politics: Biden Focuses On Foreign Policy

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President Biden addresses the situation in Afghanistan on Thursday at the White House. He insisted a Taliban takeover of the country is not inevitable and expressed confidence in Afghan security forces. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Hundreds of young climate activists rally outside of the White House Monday to demand that President Biden fulfill promises on addressing climate change after a bipartisan infrastructure deal left many priorities aside. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Progressive Climate Activists Are Frustrated With The Biden Administration

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Politics Chat: Biden Announced An Infrastructure Deal, But There's A Long Road Ahead

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"I Did What I Came To Do": President Biden Meets With Russia's Vladimir Putin

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