Sam Gringlas is a producer for NPR's All Things Considered and is helping cover the 2020 election for the Washington Desk. He's produced and reported with NPR from all over the country, as well as China and the U.S.-Mexico border. He started as an intern at All Things Considered after graduating with a public policy degree from the University of Michigan, where he was news editor at T he Michigan Daily. He's a native Michigander.
If confirmed, the 48-year-old judge will solidify the court's conservative majority. Barrett said her judicial philosophy reflects that of her mentor, conservative Justice Antonin Scalia.