NPR's senior political editor discusses covering the current presidential primary, the role of the media in political coverage and what makes this 2020 election season unique. How do reporters decide what to cover with such a large field of primary candidates? And voters, how are you keeping up...or are you checking out?
Domenico Montanaro is NPR's senior political editor, and a member of the NPR Politics Podcast team. He provides analysis of the political climate in Washington and campaigns, as well as election polling and Supreme Court coverage. He covered the 2016 presidential election, and previously worked as the political director and senior producer for politics and law at PBS NewsHour.