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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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Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe, seen above during his earlier tenure in the House, delivered a briefing on election threats on Wednesday evening. Gabriella Demczuk/AP 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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Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., speaks during the third day of the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Wednesday. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Dick Durbin questioned Judge Amy Coney Barrett on voting rights during Wednesday's confirmation hearing. Kevin Dietsch/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Cory Booker looks on as Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the second day of her Supreme Court confirmation hearing Tuesday. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., talks during the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett Tuesday. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Justices (from left) John Roberts, Elena Kagan, Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh attend the State of the Union address on Feb. 4, 2020. In her confirmation hearing, Judge Amy Coney Barrett explained the tradition of judges wearing black robes. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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