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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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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders now has victories in two of the first three states to weigh in on the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Sanders Projected To Win Nevada Caucuses, Solidifying Front-Runner Status

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Nevada Democrats Express Confidence That Caucus Will Run Smoothly

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What The Candidates Are Expecting Out Of Nevada Caucuses

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Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Gear Up For Nevada Caucuses

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire's Democratic Primary

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Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire Democratic Primary

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Sen. Bernie Sanders takes the stage during a primary night event on Tuesday in Manchester, N.H. His victory, projected by The Associated Press, comes in another close race with Pete Buttigieg. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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The State Of Play In New Hampshire Hours Before Polls Close

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Divide Between Moderate And Progressive Democrats Comes To Fore In New Hampshire

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Political Spotlight Focuses On New Hampshire Primary

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New Hampshire Primary Lookahead

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In New Hampshire Debate, Iowa Winners Sanders, Buttigieg Get More Scrutiny

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