Lexie Schapitl Lexie Schapitl is a production assistant with NPR's Washington Desk.
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Lexie Schapitl

Lexie Schapitl

Production Assistant, Washington Desk

Lexie Schapitl is a production assistant with NPR's Washington Desk, where she produces radio pieces and digital content. She also reports from the field and assists with production of the NPR Politics Podcast.

Schapitl first came to NPR as a Washington Desk intern in 2017. She has previously worked as an associate producer with NPR's newscast unit, a social media manager with Vox and a reporting intern with Newsday. A New Jersey native and University of Maryland graduate, Schapitl is a fan of Maryland basketball, trivia, musicals and the New York Mets.

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If South Carolina Is Joe Biden's Firewall, Tom Steyer Wants To Breach It

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Flanked by about two dozen House Republicans, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., argues that all GOP lawmakers should have access to closed-door depositions in the impeachment inquiry. Committee rules dictate that only those on the panels conducting the probe can attend. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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