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Asma Khalid

Political Correspondent

Asma Khalid is a political correspondent for NPR who co-hosts The NPR Politics Podcast.

These days, she's covering the 2020 presidential campaign.

Asma's also reported on the 2014, 2016 and 2018 elections. In 2016, she focused on the intersection of demographics and politics and was awarded the Missouri Honor Medal for her coverage.

Before joining NPR's political team, Asma helped launch a new initiative 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 Boston Marathon bombings and the trial of James "Whitey" Bulger.

Asma got her start in journalism in her home state of Indiana (go Hoosiers!) but she fell in love with radio through an internship at BBC Newshour in London during grad school.

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States Are Fighting Over How To Use The $195 Billion From The Federal Government

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President Biden meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the sidelines of the G-7 summit. A White House official said Biden did a lot of "diplomatic speed-dating" with world leaders. Official Photo/Getty Images hide caption

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After Joe Manchin Blocks Dem Legislation, DOJ Doubles Voting Rights Staff

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and President Biden talk Thursday during a meeting in Carbis Bay, England, as they look over copies of the original Atlantic Charter from 1941. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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With An Eye To History, Biden And Johnson Try To Rekindle The 'Special Relationship'

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Biden's Plan To Reduce Shortages Of Products That Are Critical For National Security

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Shalanda Young, acting director of the Office of Management and Budget, says low interest rates mean the timing is right for government investment in social programs. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Biden Proposes A Huge Hike In Government Spending In A $6 Trillion Budget

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President Biden speaks with Reps. Rashida Tlaib (left) and Debbie Dingell on Tuesday after arriving in Detroit. Tlaib, a progressive Democrat and the first Palestinian American woman in Congress, expressed her opposition toward U.S. policy with Israel to Biden. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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How The Gaza Violence Marked A Shift In The American Political Debate Over Israel

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Progressive Democrats Push Party To Rethink Relationship With Israel

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