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Barbara Sprunt

Producer, Washington Desk

Barbara Sprunt is a producer on NPR's Washington Desk, where she produces radio and digital content as well as the NPR Politics Podcast. She is an alumnus of the Paul Miller Reporting Fellowship at the National Press Foundation. Previously, she was the executive assistant to the senior vice president for news at NPR. Sprunt was an intern at NPR's Weekend All Things Considered, where she produced the "Three-Minute Fiction" segment, and NPR's Tell Me More with Michel Martin. She is a graduate of American University in Washington, DC, and a Pennsylvania native.

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"Black Lives Matter" has already been added to Fulton Street in Brooklyn. Manhattan may be next up in New York City, but President Trump has denounced a plan to have the words painted on Fifth Avenue. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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President Trump, here last week at the White House, insists he wasn't briefed on reports of Russian bounties on coalition forces in Afghanistan because the intelligence community didn't find them credible. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. Anthony Fauci and other top government health officials testify before the Senate health and education committee on Tuesday. Kevin Dietsch/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Law enforcement gathered to remove demonstrators from the area around Lafayette Park and the White House ahead of President Trump's trip to St. John's Church on June 1. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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For decades, D.C. license plates have bemoaned the district's lack of representation. There are renewed efforts in Congress to grant D.C. statehood. Owen Byrne/Flickr hide caption

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Some Longtime D.C. Residents Still Vote In Other States. Is That ... Legal?

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Police officers stand guard with the statue of former President Andrew Jackson after protesters tried to topple it Monday in Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C. Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Supporters of President Trump camp Friday near the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla., ahead of his rally, the first held since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Seth Herald/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill to announce a Republican police reform bill on June 17. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser arrive for a press conference on D.C. statehood Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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President Trump hosts a roundtable Thursday with faith leaders, law enforcement officials and small business owners in Dallas. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Philonise Floyd, brother of George Floyd, attends a House Judiciary Committee hearing about policing practices and law enforcement accountability prompted by George Floyd's killing on Wednesday. Brendan Smialowski/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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