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Barbara Sprunt

Producer, Washington Desk

Barbara Sprunt is a producer on NPR's Washington desk, where she reports and produces breaking news and feature political content. She formerly produced the NPR Politics Podcast and got her start in radio at as an intern on NPR's Weekend All Things Considered and Tell Me More with Michel Martin. She is an alumnus of the Paul Miller Reporting Fellowship at the National Press Foundation. She is a graduate of American University in Washington, D.C., and a Pennsylvania native.

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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks Sunday about President Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Roberto Schmidt/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Illinois Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin speaks during a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Sept. 16. Andrew Harnik/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., is leading an effort to ensure climate is addressed at every presidential debate this cycle. Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Green New Deal hide caption

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A man holds a sign that says "VOTE" outside Mankato Regional Airport as President Trump makes a campaign stop on Aug. 17 in Mankato, Minn. Both Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden visit the state Friday. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images hide caption

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Miriam Robles, 24, says she envisions the day she becomes a U.S. citizen and gets to vote the way other people fantasize about their wedding day. Miriam Robles hide caption

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She Can't Vote Herself, But This DACA Recipient Is Working To Register Others

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Journalist Bob Woodward, seen here in 2017 arriving for meetings with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York, is the author of the newly released book Rage. Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Former first lady Michelle Obama, seen here at a rally in 2018, is the founder of When We All Vote, an organization that aims to help people register and vote. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Will 2020 Be The Year Of The Young Voter?

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Activists Enlist Social Media Influencers To Help Get Out The Vote

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