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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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On The Ground In Arizona, Florida, Pennsylvania And Wisconsin

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New Coronavirus Cases At Record Levels; 75 Million Americans Have Voted.

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A voter returns a voting card at an early-voting polling location in Las Vegas on Oct. 17. The presidential race is one of 7,000 contests for which The Associated Press will be tallying votes and calling a winner. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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When Will Election Races Be Called? Here's The AP's Process

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Takeaways From The Final Presidential Debate Of 2020

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Obama Appears On Biden's Campaign Trail In Philadelphia

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20 Million Americans Have Already Voted. That's A Lot.

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Trump And Biden's Competing Town Halls Had Starkly Different Tones And Messaging

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Thoughts Of Voters In Swing Detroit Suburbs On The Presidential Election

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Update On Presidential Campaigns

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How Campaigns Work: Advertising

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