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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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Sunday

Democrats vote overwhelmingly to change the party's primary calendar

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Saturday

People cheer during the Democratic National Committee 2023 Winter meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on February 3, 2023. ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Tuesday

Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., leaves a House GOP conference meeting in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 25, 2023. Devin Speak/NPR hide caption

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Rep. George Santos voluntarily steps down from House committee assignments

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Friday

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) (L) shakes hands with former U.S. President Donald Trump (R) during a rally at the Banks County Dragway on March 26, 2022 in Commerce, Georgia. Megan Varner/Getty Images hide caption

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Wednesday

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., center, with Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., left, and Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Tuesday

Friday

The GOP-controlled House will first take up legislation indicating its priorities

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Wednesday

Democrats are trying to revamp their presidential primary calendar

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Tuesday

CLEMMONS, N.C. - NOVEMBER 08: A sign directing voters at a polling location on November 8, 2022 in Clemmons, North Carolina, United States. Sean Rayford/Getty Images hide caption

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Monday

Saturday

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 07: A worker replaces a sign over the office of U.S. Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) after being elected as Speaker in the U.S. Capitol Building on January 07, 2023 in Washington, DC. After four days of voting and 15 ballots McCarthy secured enough votes to become Speaker of the House for the 118th Congress. (Photo by Nathan Howard/Getty Images) Nathan Howard/Getty Images hide caption

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McCarthy Prevails, Becomes Speaker In Late-Night House Vote

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Friday