Alana Wise Alana Wise is a politics reporter on NPR's Washington Desk.
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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 White House counsel Don McGahn leaves Capitol Hill after a closed-door meeting June 4 with the House Judiciary Committee. The committee first subpoenaed McGahn, a witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, two years ago, but the Trump White House blocked him from appearing. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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President Biden, with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia on May 13 in the Oval Office, has ended talks with a Republican group she led on infrastructure. T.J. Kirkpatrick/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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The Justice Department took a step toward making it easier for states to implement what are known as "red flag laws" on Monday, sharing a model for how states could temporarily remove guns from people deemed dangerous to themselves or others. Dominick Reuter/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A woman cries out on May 31 while attending a candlelight vigil in the Greenwood district during commemorations of the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre in Tulsa, Okla. President Biden visited Tulsa on Tuesday for the 100th anniversary of an attack that left as many as 300 people dead. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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A photo taken on Sunday shows a Ryanair passenger plane that was intercepted and diverted to Minsk by Belarus authorities. Minsk diverted the flight so that it could arrest opposition activist Roman Protasevich. Petras Malukas/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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