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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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FDA officials authorize Moderna and J&J COVID vaccine boosters

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Russia hosts a delegation from Afghanistan and other countries for talks

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News brief: COVID boosters, voting rights failure, Russia hosts Afghan talks

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Democrats say there is new momentum for a budget package

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News brief: Capitol Hill agenda, Florida school shooting, school board elections

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COVID-19 infections in Russia surge as well as the death toll

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News brief: Ga. murder trial, Trump sues over documents, mental health access

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Remembering former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who has died at 84

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News brief: Haiti kidnappings, China's economy slows, COVID boosters

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The availability of COVID-19 boosters may soon expand dramatically

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The Longview Power Plant, a coal-fired plant, in Maidsville, W.Va. The state's Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin is a key negotiator on President Biden's domestic agenda and a skeptic of the central provision to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Cutting climate programs may be harder than other things as Biden trims his bill

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Scaling back Biden's $3.5 trillion plan means climate proposals may take a hit

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Hear What A Facebook Insider Told Congress About How Its Apps Hurt Kids

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