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Sahil Kapur

Sahil Kapur is a national political reporter for NBC News. He appears regularly on MSNBC and has reported on American politics, elections and public policy since 2009.

He previously worked for Bloomberg News, TPM Media and Inside Washington Publishers, with beats ranging from Capitol Hill and presidential races to the White House and Supreme Court. He has appeared on CNN, Fox News, CBS, ABC and NPR to discuss his reporting. He has a B.A. in economics and government from Claremont McKenna College.

Most Recent Appearances

  • December 3, 2021
    As anxiety over the omicron variant mounts, the battle over abortion rights heats up.
  • August 27, 2021
    Days after President Biden warned of potential terror threats, explosions outside of Kabul’s airport in Afghanistan killed over 100 people, including U.S. service members.
  • July 16, 2021
    President Biden called out Republican lawmakers in a passionate speech addressing their ongoing battle to restrict voting rights. The panel also discussed shocking new reporting on former President Trump, and the growing threat of COVID-19 cases.
  • March 26, 2021
    President Biden’s first news conference focused on immigration, voting rights & gun reform. The panel discussed how Biden plans to address these issues. Peter Baker of The New York Times guest moderates.
  • March 5, 2021
    FBI Director Christopher Wray warned that domestic terrorism threats continue after the January 6th insurrection. The panel also discussed voting rights legislation & President Biden’s hopeful COVID-19 vaccine news.

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