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Shira Tarlo

Politics Reporter

Shira Tarlo is a political reporter covering the 2020 election in Washington, D.C. Before joining Newsy, Shira covered politics at Salon. Shira studied journalism and political science at New York University. Her work has appeared in NBC News and Politico Playbook.

  Recent Work
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What To Know About The Anti-Malaria Drug Embraced By President Trump

A researcher in a lab
Jessica Hill/Associated PressSci/Health

Genetics May Be Behind Severe COVID-19 Cases

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Rick Barbero/The Register-Herald via APSci/Health

Poll: Young Americans More Likely To Panic Buy Due To Coronavirus

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Abaca Press / Sipa USA via APSci/Health

Hydroxychloroquine Shortage Alarms Americans With Autoimmune Diseases

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro
Patrick Semansky / APSci/Health

White House Under Pressure To Invoke Defense Production Act

A sign displaying how to limit the spread of COVID-19 is displayed at the mouth of the Manhattan Bridge, March 23, 2020.
John Minchillo / APSci/Health

Coronavirus Moves Mental Health, Addiction Treatment Online

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David J. Phillip / APSci/Health

Young People Hospitalized For Coronavirus At High Rates

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Max Becherer/The Advocate via APSci/Health

Millennials, Gen-Z May Be Asymptomatic Carriers Of Coronavirus

Greg Froehlinch and his wife Deb take advantage of early voting, Sunday, March 15, 2020, in Ohio.
Gene J. Puskar / APPolitics

Coronavirus Risks Could Keep Older Voters At Home On Election Day


From Vendors To Parts, U.S. Election Infrastructure Widely Unregulated

Sen. Bernie Sanders
Ross D. Franklin / APPolitics

Michigan Is The Next Big Prize In The Democratic Nomination Race

Voters wait in line to cast their ballot on Super Tuesday, at a polling site in Alhambra, Calif., Tuesday, March 3, 2020.
Ringo H.W. Chiu / APPolitics

Super Tuesday Results Shaped By Long Lines, Broken Machines

Mike Bloomberg
Rick Bowmer / APPolitics

Mike Bloomberg Ends His 2020 Presidential Campaign

President Donald Trump at a campaign rally
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President Trump And His Supporters Are Confident He'll Win In November

Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks to a crowd of supporters.
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Elizabeth Warren Rallies Nevada Supporters After Debate

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
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Elizabeth Warren Sees Path Forward In Super Tuesday States

Andrew Yang
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Andrew Yang Ends His 2020 Presidential Campaign


Do Sanders and Warren Hold Home-Field Advantage In New Hampshire?


Former Rep. Joe Walsh Ends GOP Primary Challenge to President Trump


Protests Erupt Nationwide After President Trump Acquitted by Senate


Will Delayed Iowa Caucus Results Impact Candidate Momentum?


President Trump And Mike Bloomberg Unveil Dueling Super Bowl Ads


Joe Biden: GOP Sen. Joni Ernst 'Spilled The Beans' On Impeachment


Press advocates protest charges against journalist Glenn Greenwald

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Republican Joe Walsh Confronts RNC Over Canceled GOP Primaries