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Franco Ordoñez

White House Correspondent

Franco Ordoñez is a White House Correspondent for NPR's Washington Desk. Before he came to NPR in 2019, Ordoñez covered the White House for McClatchy. He has also written about diplomatic affairs, foreign policy and immigration, and has been a correspondent in Cuba, Colombia, Mexico and Haiti.

Ordoñez has received several state and national awards for his work, including the Casey Medal, the Gerald Loeb Award and the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Excellence in Journalism. He is a two-time reporting fellow with the International Center for Journalists, and is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School and the University of Georgia.

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Tanden Withdraws As Nominee For Office Of Management And Budget

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Neera Tanden Withdraws Her Office Of Management And Budget Nomination

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U.S. Announces Sanctions On Russia Over Poisoning Of Opposition Leader Navalny

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The Biden administration has reopened shelters for migrant teens that were first used by the Trump administration in Carrizo Springs, Texas. Long trailers that previously housed oil workers in two-bedroom suites were turned into dorms with bunk beds, classrooms and medical care. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Biden Pledges That Border Shelter For Teens 'Won't Stay Open Very Long'

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Biden Executive Order Seeks Fixes For Shortfalls Of Foreign-Made Items

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President Biden speaks from the East Room of the White House to virtually address the Munich Security Conference in Germany on Friday. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Biden Takes His 'America Is Back' Message To The World In Munich Speech

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Biden To Speak To National Security And Military Leaders At Munich Conference

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President Biden Speaks With Chinese President Xi Jinping

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President Biden announced a task force on China issues during his first trip as president to the Pentagon on Wednesday. Alex Brandon/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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'They're Going To Eat Our Lunch,' Biden Warns After Call With China's Xi

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Politics Chat: Donald Trump's Impeachment Trial Begins This Week

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