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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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Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates arrived for a ceremony for FBI Director Christopher Wray in 2017. Yates is set to appear before a Senate panel looking into the Russia investigation. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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President Trump's tweet came about 15 minutes after news of the worst-ever-recorded quarterly performance of the American economy. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Floats Delaying The Election. It Would Require A Change In Law

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Attorney General William Barr, center, arrives for an event on police reform last month at the White House. Barr is expected to face tough questioning when he appears Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, pictured on Wednesday, has raised questions about whether a senator leading an investigation into him is at the receiving end of a foreign influence operation. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer have sent FBI Director Chris Wray a letter asking for a briefing about alleged foreign interference efforts in this year's election. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Cyberattack On Twitter Raises Concerns About Safety Of Upcoming Elections

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Defense Secretary Mark Esper (left) and Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify Thursday before a House Armed Services Committee hearing. Greg Nash/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers trained in Afghanistan in 2009. Members of Congress want answers about reported Russian bounties paid to target American troops. Maya Alleruzzo/AP hide caption

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Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey (from left), former Deputy Attorney General Donald Ayer and John W. Elias, a current Justice Department prosecutor, are sworn in Wednesday at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee. Anna Moneymaker/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Michael Flynn, President Trump's former national security adviser, leaves the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse in June 2019 in Washington, D.C. An appeals court has ordered a judge to drop the case against him, as the Justice Department has requested. Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images hide caption

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