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Eric McDaniel

Editor, NPR Politics Podcast

Eric McDaniel edits the NPR Politics Podcast. He joined the program ahead of its 2019 relaunch as a daily podcast.

Since coming to NPR in 2016, McDaniel has worked across NPR's newsmagazine shows as an editor and producer. Most recently, he was planning editor at Up First and helped launch a Saturday version of the program.

A native of Richmond, Virginia, he earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in English Literature from the University of Virginia.

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Special Episode: On The Ground in Iowa

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What Does It Mean To Be A Normal Person?

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'Spring Awakening' Themes Resonate With Students After Parkland Tragedy

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Chicago Group Joins Parkland Survivors To Address Gun Violence

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Petty's Sister Was Killed In Parkland Shooting But He Still Supports Gun Ownership

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Broward County Marks 1 Year Since Parkland School Shooting

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Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., announced on Jan. 23 that he is forming an exploratory committee to run for the Democratic presidential nomination. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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The Youngest 2020 Candidate Pushes A Platform Of 'Inter-Generational Justice'

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2 Huntington Beach Voters Weigh In On Tight Calif. House Race

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Democrat Tries To Unseat GOP Incumbent In Tight Calif. House Race

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Vietnamese Vote Is Key To California's 48th Congressional District Race

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Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit initially exchanged his new album Tremendous Sea of Love for tweets supporting the #weneedscience Twitter campaign. It became available to stream July 28. Jean Claude Billmaier/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Hindrance Became The Power': Passion Pit's Angelakos On Music And Mental Health

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Offa Rex, a new group composed of The Decemberists and Olivia Chaney (center), reimagines traditional English folk music on The Queen Of Hearts. Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Offa Rex's Olivia Chaney On The 'Dreamlike Nostalgia' Of English Folk

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Otura Mun leads the Afro-Caribbean group ÌFÉ. Mariangel Gonzales/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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From Drumline To Devotion, ÌFÉ's Otura Mun Strives For 'Something Higher'

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