Geoff Bennett Geoff Bennett is a White House reporter for NPR. He previously covered Capitol Hill and national politics for NY1 News in New York City and more than a dozen other Time Warner-owned cable news stations across the country.
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Geoff Bennett

White House Reporter, Washington Desk

Geoff Bennett is a White House reporter for NPR. He previously covered Capitol Hill and national politics for NY1 News in New York City and more than a dozen other Time Warner-owned cable news stations across the country. Prior to that role, he was an editor with NPR's Weekend Edition. Geoff regularly guest hosts C-SPAN's Washington Journal — a live, three-hour news and public affairs program. He began his journalism career at ABC News in New York after graduating from Morehouse College.

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What Happened To The Move To Ban Bump Stocks?

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President Trump Pivots On Bipartisan Health Care Bill

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Trump Defends False Claim That His Predecessors Didn't Call Families Of Fallen Soldiers

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In An Attempted Show Of Unity, Trump And McConnell Say 'We Have The Same Agenda'

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Trump's List Of Immigration Priorities Conflicts With His Deal With Dems

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Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., (left) standing with Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, (right) talk about the SUCCEED Act during a Monday news conference on Capitol Hill. Their proposal is aimed at protecting the legal status of hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the country illegally as children. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Trump Backs Establishment Candidate In Tuesday's Alabama Runoff

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President Trump will attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York next week, but with a smaller diplomatic delegation than previous presidents brought. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's Message For His 1st U.N. General Assembly: Strength, 'Reform'

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Despite Criticism Of U.N., Trump Set To Attend Meeting Of World Leaders

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Democrats Say They Had A Productive Dinner With President Trump

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (left) and other congressional Democrats listen to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer at a Capitol Hill news conference last week. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Democrats Look To Trump On DREAM Act After He Puts Expiration Date On DACA Program

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After Reaching Budget Deal, Democrats Look To Trump On DREAM Act

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Hurricane Irma Underscores Puerto Rico's Crumbling Infrastructure

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