Hanna Trudo is a politics reporter at The Daily Beast covering the 2020 presidential election with a focus on Joe Biden and the Democratic Party. She was previously national politics reporter at National Journal during the 2018 midterm elections, and served as a senior digital producer at Politico, where she covered nightly breaking news. Hanna has written for The New Republic, Marie Claire, Foreign Policy, ProPublica, and Wired, and has appeared on MSNBC, Fox News, and CBS. Send her tips: hanna.trudo@thedailybeast.com and follow her on Twitter at @HCTrudo.

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The shadow primary to secure Biden’s old job has taken on heightened significance as the pandemic continues to touch nearly every facet of American life.