Benjamin Swasey Ben Swasey is a editor on the Washington Desk.
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Benjamin Swasey

Benjamin Swasey

Editor, Washington Desk

Ben Swasey is an editor on the Washington Desk who mostly covers politics and voting.

A Massachusetts native, Swasey was previously a political editor and digital manager at WBUR in Boston.

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Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (pictured) has beaten Rep. Jody Hice in the Republican primary for Georgia secretary of state. Alyssa Pointer for NPR hide caption

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AFL-CIO leader Richard Trumka addresses a 2019 rally in Washington, D.C. He had been president of the federation since 2009. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Powerful U.S. Labor Leader Richard Trumka Dies

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