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Meg Kinnard

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Columbia, SC
Political and Legal Affairs Reporter — Associated Press, Toronto Star
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@AP political/legal affairs reporter based in South Carolina. Formerly at @NationalJournal. Proud #Hoya. @GeorgetownSFS. Memphis born & bred. My account.

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Biography

Meg Kinnard is a political and legal affairs reporter for The Associated Press. A native of Memphis, Tennessee, she grew up in a political family and received a BSFS in International Politics from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., with a concentration in ...

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@MegKinnardAP — 16,265 followers, 21,381 tweets

Jun 27, 2017

@LindseyGrahamSC @Emma_Dumain ALSO: @Clyburn & @BernieSanders introduced bill that would, by 2028, guarantee coverage for 50 million at rural & community health centers.

Jun 27, 2017

ONLY ON AP: SC inmate details to @AllenGBreed @JSCollinsAP how - & why - he & a fellow prisoner killed 4 behind bars  http://apne.ws/2tQD4Yk 

Jun 26, 2017

BREAKING: Congressional Budget Office sees 22 million more uninsured by 2026 under Senate health bill in latest hurdle for GOP.

Jun 26, 2017

@Emma_Dumain This time of year, I feel like just about anywhere in the District fits that bill :) Good luck!

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

I have a friend who calls me "Typewriter Girl."

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

With a glass of wine or a mimosa - depending on the time of the pitch.

Why did you become a journalist?

An internship at The Washington Post - and I was hooked.

Awards

AP Staffer of the Year

2008