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Anita Kumar

Anita Kumar is White House Correspondent and Associate Editor for Politico.

Previously she covered the White House for McClatchy Newspapers. Prior to that, she worked at The Washington Post, covering Virginia politics and government, and spent a decade at the St. Petersburg Times, writing about local, state and federal government both in Florida and Washington.

Kumar is a native of Charlottesville, Virginia is the first Indian American to be elected to the Board of the White House Correspondents Association.

A graduate of the University of Virginia, Kumar began her career working at the News & Advance in Lynchburg, VA, and the News & Record in Greensboro, NC.

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