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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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Bruce Castor, a lawyer for former President Donald Trump, is pictured on a break in the third day of the Trump's impeachment trial at the Capitol. Michael Reynolds/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Former President Donald Trump's attorneys, including Bruce Castor Jr. (left) and David Schoen, offered their impeachment case defense on Friday. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images hide caption

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Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman, hailed by many for his heroism during the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, participates in a the dress rehearsal for Inauguration Day. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Impeachment manager Del. Stacey Plaskett, D-V.I., walks through the first floor of the Senate during a break in the Senate impeachment trial. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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An attorney for former President Donald Trump on Friday sought to justify the Republican's previous attempts to overturn Georgia's election results. Go Nakamura/Getty Images hide caption

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Among the evidence presented by the defense was a lengthy clip of President Donald Trump's widely condemned remarks about the deadly 2017 Charlottesville protest. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Biden Team Unveils New Asylum System To Replace Trump's 'Remain In Mexico'

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