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Anita Kumar

Anita Kumar is a correspondent who covers the White House for the McClatchy Washington Bureau. Photo taken March 25, 2015.

Anita Kumar is a White House Correspondent for McClatchy. She has covered the White House since 2012 and reported on Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign and Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. She previously worked at the Washington Post, writing about politics, and the Tampa Bay Times, writing about local, state and federal government both in Florida and Washington.  She also worked briefly at the News & Advance in Lynchburg, Va. and the News & Record in Greensboro, N.C. A native Virginian, Anita grew up in Charlottesville and graduated from the University of Virginia.