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Asma Khalid

Political Reporter

Asma Khalid is a political reporter. She travels the country focusing on voters through the lens of demographics and economics.

Before joining NPR's political team, Asma helped launch a new team for Boston's NPR station WBUR where she reported on biz/tech and the Future of Work.

She's reported on a range of stories over the years — including the 2016 presidential campaign, the Boston Marathon bombings and the trial of James "Whitey" Bulger.

Asma got her start in journalism in her home state of Indiana, but was introduced to radio through an internship at BBC Newshour in London during grad school.

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President Trump declared a national emergency to free up funding for a border wall in a speech at the White House on Friday. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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With a large field of candidates expected, the Democratic National Committee is laying out how it will accommodate candidates for presidential debates. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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2 More Democrats, Warren And Klobuchar, Enter Presidential Field

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Democrat Sherrod Brown Tours Early Voting States

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Democrats Nationwide Call For Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam To Resign

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a New Hampshire organizing event for her 2020 presidential exploratory committee at Manchester Community College on January 12, 2019, in Manchester, N.H. Scott Eisen/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., leads a November 2015 rally in front of the New Hampshire State House in Concord. Sanders won that primary, but today some of his supporters in the early primary state are less enthusiastic about another presidential bid. Scott Eisen/Getty Images hide caption

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'Does It Have To Be Him?': N.H. Progressives Split By Another Sanders Bid

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Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris Enters 2020 Presidential Race With A Call For Unity

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The Rev. Al Sharpton and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. at a November 2018 meeting of Sharpton's National Action Network on Capitol Hill. Klobuchar and other Democrats weighing a presidential bid have been courting the black community more intensively than past election cycles. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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For 2020 Democrats, The Race Is On To Win Over Black Voters

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