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Debate Forces Pence Into Spotlight As Coronavirus Crisis Engulfs White House

The vice presidential debate will be the first time Pence answers questions about how he and Trump failed to stop the spread of the virus to the White House itself.

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Ayesha Rascoe is a White House correspondent for NPR. She is currently covering her third presidential administration. Rascoe's White House coverage has included a number of high profile foreign trips, including President Trump's 2019 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Vietnam, and President Obama's final NATO summit in Warsaw, Poland in 2016. As a part of the White House team, she's also a regular on the NPR Politics Podcast.