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Scott Detrow

Congressional Correspondent

Scott Detrow is a congressional correspondent for NPR. He also co-hosts the NPR Politics Podcast.

Detrow joined NPR in 2015 to cover the presidential election. He focused on the Republican side of the 2016 race, spending time on the campaign trail with Donald Trump, and also reported on the election's technology and data angles.

Detrow worked as a statehouse reporter for member stations WITF in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and KQED in San Francisco, California. He has also covered energy policy for NPR's StateImpact project, where his reports on Pennsylvania's hydraulic fracturing boom won a DuPont-Columbia and national Edward R. Murrow Award in 2013.

Detrow got his start in public radio at Fordham University's WFUV. He graduated from Fordham, despite spending most of his time in the newsroom, and also has a master's degree at the University of Pennsylvania's Fels Institute of Government.

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Wounds Of Kavanaugh Fight Will Linger

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Narrow Senate Vote Confirms Kavanaugh To Supreme Court

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Senate To Vote On Kavanaugh

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Kavanaugh Has The Votes To Be Confirmed To The Supreme Court

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3 Republicans Undecided On Kavanaugh After Trump Mocks Woman Alleging Sexual Assault

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President Trump Mocks Ford; FBI Investigates Accusations Against Kavanaugh

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Senators To Review FBI Report On Kavanaugh, Setting Up Finale In Confirmation Drama

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Trump Says FBI Should Interview Anyone It Wants In The Kavanaugh Probe

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News Brief: Ford And Kavanaugh Recap

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Kavanaugh & His Accuser Blasey Ford Testify About Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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Kavanaugh And Christine Blasey Ford Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee

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Christine Blasey Ford Reasserts Her Claims Of Sexual Assault Before Senate

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