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Asma Khalid

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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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Senate Trial Opens With Democrats' Appeal to Remove Trump

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Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts arrives at the Capitol Tuesday. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Senate Impeachment Trial Begins With Partisan Rules Fight

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We've Attended Thousands of Political Rallies. Here's How They Work.

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Reporters have descended on Howard County, Iowa, trying to understand the massive political shift there. Asma Khalid/NPR hide caption

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In 2012, Obama Won This Tiny Iowa County By 21 Points. Then Trump Won It By 20

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Democratic Debate Confronts A Loaded Question: 'Can A Woman Win Against Trump?'

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Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Debate In Iowa Ahead Of Caucuses

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Iowa's Howard County Vote Reflects Swing From Obama To Trump

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Cory Booker Drops Out Of 2020 Presidential Race

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Democratic presidential candidate and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker speaks at the Teamsters Vote 2020 Presidential Candidate Forum Dec. 7 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Cory Booker Is A Stirring Speaker, Iowa Voters Say. But His Support Still Lags

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How Elizabeth Warren's Bankruptcy Research Sparked Her Progressive Politics

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Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg addresses the press from his Philadelphia field office on Dec. 21. The former New York City mayor entered the race late and is not contesting the early primary states, instead concentrating efforts toward Super Tuesday and beyond. Mark Makela/Getty Images hide caption

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In A Month, Michael Bloomberg Has Spent More Than $100 Million On Campaign Ads

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What Joe Biden Learned From His 1988 Presidential Campaign

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