Countdown to the White House 2024: Reporters' Insights

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Reporters from the PBS NewsHour, the Dallas Morning News and NPR will join the LBJ School to provide insights into the 2024 presidential elections. RSVP Now!


Gromer Jeffers Jr., political writer for The Dallas Morning News

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A graduate of Howard University and native of Chicago, Gromer came to The News as its City Hall reporter. As The News’ political reporter, Gromer has covered national and local politics, including the presidential campaigns of George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Donald Trump and Joe Biden. He has also written extensively about Texas government and politics, including the administrations of Rick Perry and Greg Abbott. Before joining The News, he was a political reporter at The Kansas City Star and The Chicago Defender. You can catch Gromer every Sunday at 8:30 a.m. on NBC-5’s Lone Star Politics.

Laura Barron-Lopez, White House correspondent, PBS NewsHour, and CNN political analyst

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Laura Barrón-López covers the Biden administration for the nightly news broadcast. She is also a CNN political analyst.

Previously, Barrón-López was a White House reporter for POLITICO. In her time covering the Biden administration for POLITICO, she focused on the power dynamics between the White House and Capitol Hill, covering the president's agenda on gun violence, immigration, voting rights, infrastructure and more. Barrón-López previously covered the 2020 presidential election for POLITICO as a national political reporter, focusing on voter demographics, and policy shifts within the Democratic Party.

Ashley Lopez, political correspondent for NPR

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Ashley joined NPR in May 2022. Prior to NPR, Lopez spent more than six years as a health care and politics reporter for KUT, Austin's public radio station. Before that, she was a political reporter for NPR Member stations in Florida and Kentucky. Lopez is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and grew up in Miami, Florida.

Date and Time
Sept. 25, 2023, 12:15 to 1:45 p.m.