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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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What Can Incoming Biden Administration Do To Stimulate Economy Without Congress?

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Somehow It's Already 2024 In Georgia

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Biden Taps Dr. Anthony Fauci, Brian Deese For Medical And Economic Adviser Roles

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Coronavirus Relief To End If Congress Can't Pass A Deal

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A key test for Joe Biden's presidency will be how he prevents the broad coalition that got him into the White House from splintering once he begins governing. Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Biden's Coalition Was United In Beating Trump. Governing May Reveal Its Cracks

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Challenges Biden Might Face In Unifying Americans

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Biden Expected To Name More Cabinet Members As Transition Of Power Goes On

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President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks about the economy on Nov. 16, as Vice President-elect Kamala Harris looks on. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Move Fast? Push For A Big Deal? Biden Faces Debate Over More COVID-19 Aid

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President-Elect Joe Biden Calls For Another Round Of Economic Stimulus

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After Weeks Of Delay, Biden's Official Transition Will Finally Begin

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