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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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Senate to vote on bill that would protect same-sex and interracial marriages

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Ahead of next year's divided Congress, Democrats have much work to do

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President Biden and first lady Jill Biden pose with their granddaughter Naomi Biden and her husband Peter Neal in this White House official photo. Adam Schultz/White House hide caption

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Naomi Biden joins a unique club: brides who say 'I do' at the White House

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U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto is seen Monday. The Democrat defeated Adam Laxalt, a Trump-backed Republican and former Nevada attorney general. The win means Democrats retain the U.S. Senate. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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People wait in line for early voting for the midterm elections at Ponce De Leon Library on Nov. 04 in Atlanta, Georgia. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images hide caption

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'We are the future': Meet first-time voters supporting Republicans this cycle

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Young conservative voters share their views on former President Trump

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American voters living abroad assembled in Toulouse, France, in January 2021 to pay tribute to Americans who died from COVID-19 and to support then-President-elect Biden ahead of his inauguration. Alain Pitton/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Americans living abroad are a voting bloc with untapped political potential

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her husband, Paul Pelosi, are seen here at the 23rd Annual Mark Twain Prize For American Humor at The Kennedy Center on April 24 in Washington, D.C. Paul Morigi/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Pramila Jayapal and fellow members of the House Progressive Caucus hold a news conference ahead of the vote on the Inflation Reduction Act on Aug. 12, 2022. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Explained: Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Trump

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Biden returns to Pittsburgh, Pa. after a bridge collapsed there

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The House Oversight Committee has documentation that the Secret Service was charged excessive rates to stay at Trump properties, including the International Hotel in Washington, D.C. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images hide caption

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