Asma Khalid is a political correspondent for NPR who co-hosts The NPR Politics Podcast.
These days, she's covering the 2020 presidential campaign.
Asma's also reported on the 2014, 2016 and 2018 elections. In 2016, she focused on the intersection of demographics and politics and was awarded the Missouri Honor Medal for her coverage.
Before joining NPR's political team, Asma helped launch a new initiative for Boston's NPR station WBUR where she reported on biz/tech/and the future of work.
She's reported on a range of stories over the years — including the Boston Marathon bombings and the trial of James "Whitey" Bulger.
Asma got her start in journalism in her home state of Indiana (go Hoosiers!) but she fell in love with radio through an internship at BBC Newshour in London during grad school.
The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee said every governor should mandate mask-wearing as a way to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Convention planners are said to be considering a range of contingencies for the August event, as the DNC moves toward changing official proceedings to allow for delegates to participate remotely.
Donald Trump accuses Joe Biden of being cozy with Chinese leaders. The Biden campaign says Trump is ineffective with China on the coronavirus, escalating a central showdown in the campaign.
A White House adviser suggested Joe Biden call the president instead of criticizing him in public, and both sides characterized Monday's call positively.