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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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Friday

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) (L) shakes hands with former U.S. President Donald Trump (R) during a rally at the Banks County Dragway on March 26, 2022 in Commerce, Georgia. Megan Varner/Getty Images hide caption

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Thursday

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris walks after placing flowers at the memorial outside the Star Ballroom Dance Studio where a deadly mass shooting took place on January 25, 2023 in Monterey Park, California. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Wednesday

American military stand on a Abrams tank during a live fire demonstration part of the Bear 22 military exercises at the Nowa Deba training ground on September 21, 2022 in Nowa Deba, Poland. Omar Marques/Getty Images hide caption

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Tuesday

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Monday

US Vice President Kamala Harris speaks to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1973 US Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision, in Tallahassee, Florida, on January 22, 2023. DON JUAN MOORE/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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FBI Searches Biden's Home; Harris Speaks Out For Abortion Rights

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Saturday

President Biden leaves Saint Edmond Catholic Church in Rehoboth Beach, Del., after attending Mass on Jan. 21. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Tuesday

Election judge Michael Firth of Denver, Colorado waits for voters to drop off ballots at a drive-thru ballot drop location outside the Denver Elections Division Building on November 3, 2020 in Denver, Colorado. Marc Piscotty/Getty Images hide caption

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Election Conspiracy Theorists Are Canvasing The Country, Searching For Fraud

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In this photo released by the Saudi Press Agency, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and President Biden bump fists as they begin meetings in Jeddah. Saudi Press Agency/AP hide caption

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Thursday

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on efforts to lower high gas prices in the South Court Auditorium at Eisenhower Executive Office Building June 22, 2022 in Washington, DC. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Presidents Can't Fix Inflation. It Doesn't Stop Americans From Blaming Them For It.

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Tuesday

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Manuel Oliver, whose son Joaquin was killed in the Parkland mass shooting, interrupts President Biden as he speaks at an event celebrating the bipartisan Safer Communities Act on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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President Biden touts gun safety legislation, but critics say he's not doing enough

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Friday

Biden is expected to sign an executive order to protect abortion rights

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