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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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Yes, COVID-19 Cases Are Up. No, It's Not A Repeat Of Last Year.

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Biden signs order to address violence against Native people at tribal nations summit

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Biden prepares for Monday's high-stakes virtual summit with Xi Jinping

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Week in politics: Infrastructure bill provides money for bridges, broadband and more

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Biden's Election Was Legitimate. Republicans Have Convinced Supporters It Wasn't.

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Congress Passes Biden's Trillion-Dollar Transit, Broadband, And Power Bill

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Biden has to make good on pledges he made at the U.N. climate summit

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Biden recaps his G-20 meetings in press conference

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Tariffs, taxes and nuclear weapons are big topics at the G-20 summit

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Steel ingots emerge from an oven at the Saarsthal rail plant in Hayange, France, on Sept. 13, 2021. The United States and European Union have reached a deal on steel and aluminum tariffs. Jean-Christophe Verhaegen/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (from left), French President Emmanuel Macron, German outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Biden meet in Rome to discuss renewed talks over the Iran nuclear deal. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Biden focuses on France at the G20 economic summit

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