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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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Senate Set To Vote On Government Funding Bill Before Midnight

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Congress Needs Last-Minute Deal To Avoid Government Shutdown

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., answers questions Thursday on the possibility of a government shutdown. After receiving assurances from Ryan, a key group of conservative House Republicans said they would support a short-term-funding bill. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Bob Dole Receives Congressional Gold Medal

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A White House statement issued Thursday notably did not deny that President Trump used the vulgarity to refer to African countries, but Friday morning, Trump wrote: "This was not the language used." Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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President Trump Erupts When He Hears Details Of DACA Deal

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Why Reaching A DACA Deal Could Be Tough

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Bipartisan Lawmakers And Trump Convene For Immigration Discussion

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Steve Bannon, former White House chief strategist and chairman of Breitbart News, attends a discussion on countering violent extremism in the Middle East on October 23, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Steve Bannon was quoted in a new book calling the meeting that Donald Trump Jr. and other top Trump campaign advisers took with Russian intermediaries in June 2016 "treasonous" and "unpatriotic." Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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People who call themselves DREAMers protest in front of the Senate side of the U.S. Capitol to urge Congress in passing a legislative fix for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, on December 6, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Republicans And Democrats Seek Path To DACA Deal In Coming Weeks

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News Brief: Trump Attacks Bannon, Manafort Sues The DOJ, Winter Storm

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Border Wall Funding And DACA Fix Included In Government Funding Negotiations

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Sen. Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has increased her stature in the Democratic Party in recent years, though deflects the question of whether she will run for president in 2020. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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With Women's Rights As A Focus, Attention Turns To Gillibrand

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