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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 Longview Power Plant, a coal-fired plant, in Maidsville, W.Va. The state's Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin is a key negotiator on President Biden's domestic agenda and a skeptic of the central provision to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Cutting climate programs may be harder than other things as Biden trims his bill

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Scaling back Biden's $3.5 trillion plan means climate proposals may take a hit

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Hear What A Facebook Insider Told Congress About How Its Apps Hurt Kids

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With Biden's Legacy Teetering, Democrats Struggle To Overcome Divisions

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Far-Right Rally Is A Reminder The U.S. Hasn't Reckoned With January 6th Attack

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Here Are The Tough Questions Congress Asked About Biden's Afghanistan Withdrawal

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Vice President Kamala Harris Speaks At Shanksville, Pennsylvania, 9/11 Memorial Event

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Former President George W. Bush Speaks At Shanksville, Pennsylvania, Memorial

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State Health Officials Discuss Biden's Strategy To Slow The Delta Variant

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White House Climate Advisor Says Despite Recent Disasters, Don't Lose Hope

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Jack Grandcolas, who lost his pregnant wife on United Flight 93, sits near his home in Pebble Beach, Calif. Twenty years after Sept. 11, he is still working through his loss. Haven Daley/AP hide caption

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How Mourning Has Been Different For Each Of These 9/11 Families

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