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Alana Wise

Alana Wise

Politics Reporter

Alana Wise is a politics reporter on the Washington desk at NPR.

Before joining NPR, Alana covered beats including American gun culture, the aviation business and the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Through her reporting, Alana has covered such events as large protests, mass shootings, boardroom uprisings and international trade fights.

Alana is a graduate of Howard University in Washington, D.C., and an Atlanta native.

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Former law clerks for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg stand on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., as they await the arrival of the casket on Wednesday. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia on Sunday about the Supreme Court following Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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President Trump holds a Constitution Day proclamation after speaking Thursday during the White House Conference on American History at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden greets Vice President Pence at the 9/11 Memorial in New York to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on Friday. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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