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Asma Khalid

Political Reporter

Asma Khalid is a political correspondent covering the 2020 presidential campaign.

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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Progressive Activists Focus On Denying Former VP Biden Presidential Nomination

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Progressive Activists And A Few 2020 Democrats Gather At Netroots Nation

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Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is the only leading Democratic presidential candidate addressing the Netroots Nation conference on Saturday. The progressive activists there are excited by how many candidates are representing their views in the 2020 campaign. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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2020 Democrats Talk Racial Equality

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What Democrats Want In 2020: Someone Who Can Beat Trump

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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is reintroducing a bill to make marijuana legal on the federal level, with the support of several other Senate Democrats running for president. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Announces Another Run For The White House

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Activists join House Democrats on Feb. 1, 2017 on Capitol Hill to denounce President Trump's travel ban. A backlash to Trump's immigration policies came along with a two-decade shift among Democrats, largely unifying around immigration as a civil rights issue. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrats Used To Talk About 'Criminal Immigrants,' So What Changed The Party?

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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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