Barbara Sprunt Barbara Sprunt is a producer on NPR's Washington Desk.
Barbara Sprunt 2017 square
Stories By

Barbara Sprunt

Sen. Orrin Hatch's social media team offered many examples of "proof of life" on Monday night. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Orrin Hatch Would Like You To Know He's Still Alive

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/631811087/632045823" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Activists are launching their campaigns now to try to influence the choice of the next Supreme Court justice. Supporters of President Trump are expected to spend millions of dollars. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Facing An Uphill Battle, Activists Race To Oppose Trump's Supreme Court Pick

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/625731544/625909299" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump prepare to greet French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte Macron, as they arrive for a state dinner at the White House on Tuesday. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Andrew Harnik/AP

Brigitte Macron, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and President Trump attend a state arrival ceremony at the White House on Tuesday. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Mark Wilson/Getty Images

First State Dinner: A Chance For Melania Trump To Put Her Stamp On The White House

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/603857064/605104703" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Senior White House policy adviser Stephen Miller talks to reporters about President Trump's support for creating a "merit-based immigration system" in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on Aug. 2. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

'That's Stephen': White House Adviser's Controversial Style Dates Back To His Youth

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/542811416/542933780" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell (from left), retired Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg, David R. Malpass and former Attorney General Edwin Meese are serving as key members of President-elect Donald Trump's transition team. L: Michael Conroy/AP, Carolyn Kaster/AP, Mario Tama/Getty Images, Michael Stewart/WireImage hide caption

toggle caption
L: Michael Conroy/AP, Carolyn Kaster/AP, Mario Tama/Getty Images, Michael Stewart/WireImage