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

Benjamin Swasey

Deputy Political Editor, Washington Desk

Ben Swasey is a deputy editor on the Washington Desk, covering the 2020 presidential campaign through the inauguration.

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

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A pharmacy technician prepares doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a mass vaccination event on Saturday in Denver. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images hide caption

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Vials of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are seen this week at the Covenant Place facility in Sumter, S.C. Micah Green/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators breached security and entered the Capitol on Wednesday as Congress debated the 2020 electoral vote tally. Roberto Schmidt/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Neera Tanden, president and CEO of the Center for American Progress, speaks at a forum on wages and working people on April 27, 2019. President-elect Joe Biden is nominating Tanden to run the Office of Management and Budget. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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A poll worker helps K. Maki (left) fill out a provisional ballot at Park Tavern polling station on Tuesday in Atlanta, Ga. After a record-breaking early voting turnout, Americans head to the polls on the last day to cast their vote. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images hide caption

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