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Philip Ewing

Election Security Editor

Philip Ewing is an election security editor with NPR's Washington Desk. He helps oversee coverage of election security, voting, disinformation, active measures and other issues. Ewing joined the Washington Desk from his previous role as NPR's national security editor, in which he helped direct coverage of the military, intelligence community, counterterrorism, veterans and more. He came to NPR in 2015 from Politico, where he was a Pentagon correspondent and defense editor. Previously, he served as managing editor of Military.com, and before that he covered the U.S. Navy for the Military Times newspapers.

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Election personnel sort ballots in preparation for an audit at the Gwinnett County Board of Voter Registrations and Elections offices on Saturday in Lawrenceville, Ga. President Trump's attempt at legal action to contest the results of the election have so far been mostly unsuccessful. Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump returns to the White House from playing golf Saturday after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Assistant Attorney General John C. Demers of the Justice Department's National Security Division, pictured on Oct. 7, has announced new charges against Russians allegedly connected to the Russian military intelligence agency GRU. Jim Watson/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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DOJ Unveils More Sweeping Cyber-Charges Against Russian Intelligence Officers

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Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks before the Senate Judiciary Committee during the confirmation hearing for nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Thursday. Susan Walsh/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks on the fourth day of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Greg Nash/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, speaks during the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Wednesday. Demetrius Freeman/AP hide caption

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