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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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House impeachment manager Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., speaks during the impeachment trial against President Trump Friday. AP hide caption

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Democrats Conclude Opening Arguments; Election Security Risks Persist

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Democratic Presidential Campaigns Continue, Even With Senators Tied To Washington

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The sun sets over the US Capitol on the third day of the Senate impeachment trial Thursday. Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption

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A Few Republicans And The American Public: Democrats Target Their Impeachment Message

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Former Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate in Des Moines, Iowa, on Jan. 14. The two septuagenarians have sparred in recent days about Social Security. Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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We've Attended Thousands of Political Rallies. Here's How They Work.

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Democratic presidential candidate and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar speaks during a campaign event Sunday in Des Moines, Iowa. President Trump's impeachment trial will pull her and three other candidates off the trail at a critical juncture. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Looming Impeachment Trial Adds Urgency To Senators' Campaign Push

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Impeachment Trial Takes 4 Candidates Off Campaign Trail

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For Sanders, Warren, Klobuchar And Bennet, Impeachment Means Leaving Campaign Trail

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Democratic Debate Confronts A Loaded Question: 'Can A Woman Win Against Trump?'

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Ahead Of Primary, New Hampshire Voters Looking More Decisive

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2020 Democrats Divided In Their Response To Iran Conflict

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Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden delivers a foreign policy statement on Iran at Chelsea Piers in New York on Tuesday. Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Weekly Roundup: Friday, January 3rd

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign raised $21 million in the last three months of 2019, a drop from her previous total and a lower total than other top Democratic candidates. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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