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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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Debate Wrap-Up: Candidates Focus Attacks On Elizabeth Warren

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What To Watch For During The 4th Democratic Debate

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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a gun control forum in Las Vegas on Wednesday. As President Trump has continued pushing false charges against Biden and his son Hunter during the impeachment fight, Biden has increased his pushback. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump speaks to the press after arriving on Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Sept. 26. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How Trump Plans To Fight Impeachment Push

President Trump's White House is struggling with how to respond to the ever-growing Ukraine scandal as the House Democrats' impeachment inquiry is set to take depositions from key witnesses this week. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political correspondent Scott Detrow, and justice correspondent Ryan Lucas. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.

How Trump Plans To Fight Impeachment Push

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Biden Reacts To Ukraine Scandal

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How Biden Has Responded To The Trump-Ukraine Matter

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