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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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News Brief: Relief Bill, Pandemic Roundup, Derek Chauvin Trial

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Senate Passes Milestone Coronavirus Relief Package. What Happens Next?

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"You know, it's like a gut punch to millions of people," Washington Rep. Pramila Jayapal, who chairs the House Progressive Caucus, said about the $15-an-hour minimum wage coming out of President Biden's COVID-19 relief package. But she says her vote will be based on the bill as a whole, even though it doesn't include the wage hike. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Progressives Show Patience With Biden, At Least Until Relief Bill Passes

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President Biden, first lady Jill Biden, Vice President Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff hold a moment of silence and candlelight ceremony in honor of those who have lost their lives to the coronavirus. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Politics Chat: Unpacking Biden's First Month As President

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In-Person School Reopening Becomes Key Issue For Biden Administration

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Donald Trump Acquitted In Second Impeachment Trial

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Is Trump's Whataboutism Defense Enough Cover For GOP Acquittal?

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President Biden, meeting with business leaders about the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid package on Tuesday, said he is not watching the Senate impeachment trial of his predecessor. Pete Marovich/Getty Images hide caption

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