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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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Nusrat Choudhury, lead attorney for the National ACLU National Security Program, speaks with reporters following oral arguments on the ACLU No Fly List challenge, in Portland, Ore., on May 11, 2012. President Biden has nominated Choudhury to be a federal judge in the Eastern District of New York. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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Yolanda Renee King on voting rights, 'critical race theory' and her grandfather's legacy

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President Joe Biden speaks in support of changing the Senate filibuster rules that have stalled voting rights legislation in Atlanta. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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A Ukrainian soldier walks in a trench on the front line in Zolote, Ukraine, earlier this month. A buildup of Russian troops along the border with Ukraine has heightened worries that Russia intends to invade. Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images hide caption

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A view of the West Wing from the Rose Garden is seen with Christmas lights on Dec. 17, A White House staffer tested positive for COVID on Monday. President Biden has tested negative for the virus. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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