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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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Rosenstein Testifies On The Russia Investigation Before Senate

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Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein arrives to testify before a Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Crossfire Hurricane," the FBI's probe into Russian election interference and the 2016 Trump campaign on Wednesday. Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump gives remarks Friday on China in the Rose Garden. Alongside him are trade adviser Peter Navarro, from left, national security adviser Robert O'Brien, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney General William Barr, pictured at a press briefing in March, has voiced opposition to the latest surveillance legislation after backing an earlier version. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Former national security adviser Michael Flynn leaves the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., in late 2018. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Justice Department Is Dropping Case Against Ex-Trump Adviser Michael Flynn

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"Deepfakes" are digitally altered images that make incidents appear real when they are not. Such altered files could have broad implications for politics. Marcus Marritt for NPR hide caption

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President Trump's nominee to be director of national intelligence, Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday. Andrew Harnik/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Navy destroyer USS Pinckney and the U.S. Coast Guard cutter USCGC Northland sailed together in the Eastern Pacific on April 26. The ships are part of an "enhanced" push to stop cocaine smuggling. Petty Officer 3rd Class Erick Parsons/U.S. Navy hide caption

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Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Janna Knight, a dental technician, is seen aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort. The ship is due to leave New York this week after deploying to help with the pandemic. Chief Petty Officer Gary Keen/U.S. Navy hide caption

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A health worker dons protective gear at a drive-through COVID-19 testing site set up by the Los Angeles Fire Department in Inglewood, Calif., on Monday. Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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