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Brandon Carter

Brandon Carter

Social Production Assistant

Brandon Carter is a social media production assistant on NPR's Washington Desk.

Prior to joining NPR, he was a social media curator at The Hill and was previously an intern on NPR's social media desk during the 2016 presidential election. He graduated from Western Kentucky University and was editor-in-chief of its student newspaper, the College Heights Herald.

Brandon is from the small town of Fulton, Ky., which was once known as the "Banana Capital of the World."

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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive to speak to members of the U.S. military during an unannounced trip to Al Asad Air Base in Iraq on Dec. 26. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jack McCain, son of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., touches his father's casket during a memorial service at the Arizona Capitol on Wednesday in Phoenix. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Demonstrators gather outside the Democratic National Committee's summer meeting to protest the use of "superdelegates" in the party's presidential nomination process. The DNC voted to drastically reduce their role this weekend. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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DNC Votes To Largely Strip 'Superdelegates' Of Presidential Nominating Power

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., presides over a hearing in June. Goodlatte's son, Bobby, has publicly criticized his father and urged his followers to donate to a Democrat running for his father's seat. Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Signs bearing the letter "Q" are visible at President Trump's campaign rally in Florida on Tuesday. They're related to the "QAnon" conspiracy theory. Zack Wittman/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court upheld President Trump's travel ban. The court's majority ruled the ban is "squarely within the scope of Presidential authority under the INA,'" referring to the Immigration and Nationality Act. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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