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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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Biden Continues Search For Running Mate. Announcement Expected Soon

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Trump Suggests Unprecedented Election Delay. Congress Isn't Interested.

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Who Will Joe Biden Pick As His Running Mate?

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Is The Suburban Swing To Biden A Political Realignment?

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Biden Proposes To Spend Nearly $775 Billion On Caregiving

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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks in Dunmore, Pa., on July 9, at one of the few in-person events he's holding. Despite a low-key approach to campaigning, he's built a lead over President Trump in key battleground states. Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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'Sleepy Joe'? Trump's Insult May Reveal Biden's Advantage

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A Look At Biden's Campaign Strategy Four Months Ahead Of November's Election

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Polls Show Biden Riding High. Democrats Are Still Worried.

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President Trump Fights Anthony Fauci. Nearly 140,000 Americans Are Dead.

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Joe Biden holds a campaign rally in March in Dallas with former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas. Biden's presidential campaign is going on the air with an ad in Texas. Richard W. Rodriguez/AP hide caption

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