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Sarah Mueller

Political Reporter

Sarah covers politics for Delaware Public Media. She was a local government reporter for several newspapers before switching to public radio. She previously covered the state legislature as an intern with NPR Illinois while earning her master’s degree in Public Affairs Reporting. She comes to Delaware from Tallahassee, Florida where she also covered state government as a fellow with WFSU. When not working, she enjoys playing with her dog, hiking and reading.

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Sen. Tom Carper said a recent EPA internal report undermines Administrator Scott Pruitt’s justifications for 24/7 security protections.


Delaware’s junior Sen. Chris Coons (D-Delaware)  is voicing his concerns on how Facebook handles data.

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Delaware’s junior Sen. Chris Coons (D-Delaware) says he’s pushing GOP Senators to pass his legislation protecting the special counsel investigating Russian election interference.

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State Senate President Pro Tem David McBride (D-Hawks Nest) said he needs clarity on sexual harassment allegations against UD Trustee Stuart Grant.

A marketing campaign to attract tenants for vacant commercial properties in Downtown Dover could be used in other cities across Delaware to create more small businesses.

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Legislation that recently passed the Delaware Senate aims to reduce out-of-school suspensions by encouraging non-punitive disciplinary measures.

The Port of Wilmington board is recommending state lawmakers approve a 580 million dollar deal with port operator Gulftainer. 

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Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn hopes the General Assembly will put more funding towards expanding addiction treatment beds and confronting gun violence in the state.

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The family of Amy Joyner-Francis is suing the New Castle County Vocational Technical School District and the two students charged in the beating that led to her death.

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Former Delaware Gov. Jack Markell is speaking out against a draft proposal by the Trump Administration that could make it harder for immigrants to get legal U.S. residency.