Domenico Montanaro is NPR's senior political editor/correspondent. Based in Washington, D.C., his work appears on air and online delivering analysis of the political climate in Washington and campaigns. He also helps edit political coverage.
Montanaro joined NPR in 2015 and oversaw coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign, including for broadcast and digital.
Before joining NPR, Montanaro served as political director and senior producer for politics and law at PBS NewsHour. There, he led domestic political and legal coverage, which included the 2014 midterm elections, the Supreme Court, and the unrest in Ferguson, Mo.
Prior to PBS NewsHour, Montanaro was deputy political editor at NBC News, where he covered two presidential elections and reported and edited for the network's political blog, "First Read." He has also worked at CBS News, ABC News, The Asbury Park Press in New Jersey, and taught high school English.
Montanaro earned a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Delaware and a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University.
A native of Queens, N.Y., Montanaro is a life-long Mets fan and college basketball junkie.
Republicans conceded that their latest Obamacare repeal-and-replace push does not have the votes. It's yet another embarrassment for GOP leadership and President Trump.
After a week of high drama, another played out in the early hours of Friday with Sen. John McCain joining two moderate Republicans, two independents and every Democrat in voting against the bill.
The health care law has sliced the number of uninsured by a third. Yet it remains deeply polarizing, and its fate could be decided by the Supreme Court and the coming presidential election.