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Dasha Burns @DashaBurns New York, NY

Journalist at NBC News. Previously made docs. Former CNN contributor. Forever a problem-solver, storyteller, optimist.

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Joined Twitter 4/21/12


Trump, responding to my question, concedes there’s no national emergency to justify building his wall: “I didn’t ne… https://t.co/1iwJyisS6Z
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2/15
2019
@Delta I have a quick question about mileage credit for most recent flight!
2/13
2019
@KyleAMadson @alroker That’s awesome!!!
2/11
2019
Excellent summary, @markberman https://t.co/aClulhoWVxOK, since you all asked: You should always record your interviews because it is very important that, later, you can… https://t.co/jr5WrKJJ5W
Retweeted by Dasha BurnsGot to hang out with some smart young voters from both sides of the aisle for @NBCNewsSignal #SOTU coverage https://t.co/8D6eu7KjPTWhat should President Trump discuss tonight? @DashaBurns asks young voters what they're hoping to hear. Watch liv… https://t.co/zUJRDrqebZ
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2/6
2019
Tonight @ 8pET I’m hosting @NBCNewsSignal’s #SOTU pre-show. I’ll be joined by @Shermichael_ @JaxAlemanyhttps://t.co/IA6Ccni3C4
Retweeted by Dasha BurnsExcited to be part of @NBCNewsSignal #SOTU coverage! Join us at 8pET https://t.co/Q3m5SGrdQqLive tonight on @NBCNewsSignal: @AliVelshi hosts a #SOTU preview along with: -@Shermichael_ -@JaxAlemany -… https://t.co/ho0a44da4s
Retweeted by Dasha BurnsCome hang with us for a #SOTU pre-show live on @NBCNewsSignal at 8pmET! I'll have a great group of young #Democratshttps://t.co/edU98RLVu7Live tonight on @NBCNewsSignal: @AliVelshi hosts a #SOTU preview along with: -@Shermichael_ -@JaxAlemany -… https://t.co/ETb1lGaliS
Retweeted by Dasha BurnsTune in tonight! I'll be hosting a watch party with some young #Democrats & #Republicans. We'll get their take on t… https://t.co/K64k1FXUPJTune into our special coverage of the State of the Union Address starting TONIGHT @ 8pm ET.… https://t.co/TCRqGktkjd
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2/5
2019
i cannot believe that, in 2019, we still pay attention to whether a rodent sees its shadow
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2/2
2019
@MorganRadford @Micamac62 Yes!! So glad we got to do this one together
1/28
2019
TelePrompTer has now frozen as Trump does extended riff on duct taped women,’accounts that trafficking experts say… https://t.co/WGcraDdZ85
Retweeted by Dasha BurnsAs anticipated, @realDonaldTrump just announced a three week CR to reopen the government through Feb 15...WITHOUT m… https://t.co/WJepzFRID0BREAKING: President Trump: "We have reached a deal to end the shutdown and reopen the federal government."
Retweeted by Dasha Burns????? https://t.co/48CecMzc63Roger Stone, who was a Nixon campaign aide, strikes the Nixon double V pose as he comes down the steps for his post… https://t.co/bBR46o6axp
Retweeted by Dasha BurnsRoger Stone released on $250,000 bond - charges include witness tampering, obstruction, and false statements. https://t.co/YA4j254IoaNEW: Jared Kushner's application for top secret clearance was rejected by two career White House security specialis… https://t.co/Hg8NMp9tFS
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1/25
2019
ICYMI check out my piece for @TODAYshow on America’s #digitaldivide in both ritual and urban communities... and how… https://t.co/T27JHuaNMZ
1/22
2019
@MattLee033 Thank you, Matt!! Missing you in these partsICYMI on #SundayTODAY: @DashaBurns great piece on the high-speed wireless revolution leaving behind big pockets of… https://t.co/qIa4x7VSZb
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1/21
2019
@highkyu42 Here ya go! https://t.co/S09lOJTBXYThe digital divide is real, and it’s never been bigger. One out of every three American homes doesn't have high spe… https://t.co/P4mREcjyCU
Retweeted by Dasha BurnsGUYS! My story with @DashaBurns aired on #SundayTODAY this morning. 📺 Watch here: https://t.co/yEn4MLT2ko https://t.co/E7Bplufzqx
Retweeted by Dasha Burns5G is promising to connect our world with unprecedented speeds. But will everyone have access to it equally?… https://t.co/8AS9buLco0
Retweeted by Dasha BurnsCheck out my story on #SundayTODAY to get a glimpse of the #digitaldivide in rural AND urban areas... from Minnesot… https://t.co/03iQd2TL45 @MikeJager68 @WillieGeist Appreciate it! More to come @Billsuperbowl @WillieGeist Thank you! @dericfeacher Exactly!! @LizaLLucas Thank, Liza! Love the chance to highlight these important issues @jazzman1859 @WillieGeist Thanks for watching, Mark! @donovanmyrie @WillieGeist Thanks so much! #SundayTODAY is a great platform for diving deep. Appreciate you watching! @DanDuffyOnline Thanks a ton, Dan! Love highlighting these issues. Will definitely be bringing you more! @TracyMcCreery You got it! Thanks so much for watchingGood morning! Coming up on #SundayTODAY I’ll spotlight the #digitaldivide and why even cities like Newark, NJ strug… https://t.co/EpXhk9ZXrvGood morning! #SundayTODAY is on @NBC NOW, with @KellyO & @ChuckTodd on @POTUS’ offer to Democrats, and the state o… https://t.co/4u7WYwWEOG
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1/20
2019
America’s digital divide is real. 1/3 of U.S. homes don’t have high speed internet. Tomorrow on TODAY, I’ll take yo… https://t.co/H9J9tRNi9cPinching myself as I write this. Please tune in to #SundayTODAY @TODAYshow tomorrow to catch my reporting!! Spotlig… https://t.co/mELndkGsxmCheck out more this Sunday on the @TODAYshow ! https://t.co/5XObrLUVvX
1/19
2019
It’s hard to cut through the noise...but this stuff matters. Here’s another casualty of the government shutdown. Th… https://t.co/vJbdUKdfjn
1/17
2019
Been making calls all week to bring you some reporting on what’s up with the Violence Against Women Act — which exp… https://t.co/VYWTZCYO7i
1/11
2019
@project_network @dsocia @NextCentCit @MeetoftheMinds @GapAction @Supercomputing @NicoleHemsoth @insideBigData DM me and let’s discuss!
1/10
2019
Amazing reporting from @DashaBurns covering many aspects of the digital divide, from rural to urban, 4G to 5G - Wat… https://t.co/bweKAEDhQM
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1/9
2019
“In rural areas, the digital divide is about access. In urban areas, it’s about cost. In both cases, it makes thing… https://t.co/H6BvPWvo6p
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1/7
2019
Great piece by @NBCNews @DashaBurns highlighting some of the #5GHype and challenges rural and urban communities hav… https://t.co/lHhGyXi0Cw
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1/4
2019
@HaskellLibrary Happy New Year! I'm a journalist at NBC News and would love to talk about a story. Can you please DM me?
1/2
2018
@NBCNewsSignal Shout out to @RSFiber and @RCLC_Camden for providing solutions, and @AdieTomer for all the great info!One third of U.S. homes don’t have high speed internet. The digital divide is real... and 5G could make it worse. C… https://t.co/L3toMuuWRE
12/17
2018
@amlikethewind @NBCSignal Anytime on https://t.co/EzCIgRg7BR
12/14
2018
Nice overview of the Internet Archive by @NBCNewsSignal Thank you @DashaBurns Our Mission: "Universal Access To Al… https://t.co/TSU6UIpxra
Retweeted by Dasha BurnsGreat piece! Thanks @DashaBurns and @NBCNewsSignal for spending time with us at the Archive. https://t.co/UPt4oFGnWo
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12/8
2018
We assume two things about the internet: 1. Everything is on it 2. Once it’s there it’s there forever...Neither is… https://t.co/lC9L7L9mYC
12/7
2018
What’s up with this old church? What are those massive hard drives? Why am I dancing? So many questions will be ans… https://t.co/1WkzgmRL88
12/6
2018
I feel you, #Mars – and soon I’ll know your heart. With this safe landing, I’m here. I’m home. #MarsLanding https://t.co/auhFdfiUMg
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11/27
2018
@GarrettHaake Respect, my friend. Keep it up!!"It's the Omar problem...You come at the king you best not miss." @GarrettHaake explaining the Nancy Pelosi situati… https://t.co/wAA1XLNoNaI’ve never seen Facebook cracked open like this. We’re in a new stage of the conversation now. I hope these sources… https://t.co/18KYuQgFHW
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11/15
2018
"America’s ability to defend its allies, its partners, and its own vital interests is increasingly in doubt. If the… https://t.co/ivb7ycdImZGalvanized by a voter ID law, Native Americans turned out in record numbers in North Dakota — and a Native American… https://t.co/Ko2bBzNuji
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11/14
2018
Needed this https://t.co/9ycc9aI5BnJohn Kelly's future at the White House in jeopardy https://t.co/GeIfGmWDQ3
11/13
2018
Another unthinkable tragedy. https://t.co/pcZWLYiNjK
11/8
2018
A lot of history to be made tonight. I went on @MSNBC to talk about my reporting for @NBCSignal about candidate who… https://t.co/N0OzJERerlIt's only water leaking through the sky, folks...JUST GO VOTE.
11/6
2018
WATCH: US military building encampment along the US-Mexico border at Donna, Texas, as part of President Trump's pre… https://t.co/3iWezWQgNO
Retweeted by Dasha BurnsAnd check our the full piece on @NBCSignal here: https://t.co/PT4EcRCl3S @DashaBurns Slaying #midterms2018 coverage on MSNBC. https://t.co/9rTD8Lg1TA
Retweeted by Dasha BurnsWe also talked about a common thread in both our stories, and the unique approach candidates like Ilhan use on the… https://t.co/AUdafI2wYX
11/5
2018
Thanks @AymanM for have me on @MSNBC to talk about my reporting on @IlhanMN's campaign. She's likely to make histor… https://t.co/D34up9svot @Sams1stDaughter Thanks, Elanor! Means a lot.Can’t wait to hang with @AymanM on @MSNBC today! Tune in for our chat! https://t.co/IfAjXQAEAr
11/4
2018
Beautiful tribute amid an unfathomable moment in our nation's history. https://t.co/AW3kIBZCPzThe great @SteveKornacki with the numbers! https://t.co/8fCrIK4Qo8
11/3
2018
Oh dear... https://t.co/nv0UMg1WCACongrats USA! Now keep it going! https://t.co/511L2S1J0xJUST IN: @PeteWilliamsNBC explains a judge’s new decision involving Georgia voting with 4 days to go before… https://t.co/Vi1uZfteG1
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11/2
2018
This is approx. the same number of troops the U.S. has in Afghanistan. Three times the number we have in Iraq. And… https://t.co/rsJ6ycyU5G
11/1
2018
So thrilled to share my first piece of reporting for @NBCNewsSignal! Ilhan Omar came to the U.S. as a refugee from… https://t.co/vS6g91tJqJ
10/26
2018
If you're feeling some Monday blues... check out this story I reported and produced while on a trip to Kenya. Amazi… https://t.co/445Vb40WkE
10/22
2018
EXCLUSIVE w/ @Abs_NBC Honduran caravan now at 4000, Mexico sends more police to Guatemala-Mexico border. Pompeo set… https://t.co/9mSXGlpnx9
Retweeted by Dasha BurnsI asked Pompeo if Jamal Khashoggi is dead? He heard me, made eye contact, but walked away.
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10/18
2018
BREAKING: Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court - @PeteWilliamsNBC
Retweeted by Dasha BurnsConfirmed SCOTUS justices Scalia 98-0 Kennedy 97-0 Souter 90-9 Thomas 52-48 Ginsburg 96-3 Breyer 87-9 Roberts 78-22… https://t.co/M2LDaxFzFB
Retweeted by Dasha BurnsA nomination battle that has gripped, wounded, and exhausted the nation is over. Senate votes 50-48 to confirm Kava… https://t.co/1uO8IMAXKV“As more people disclose, our extraordinary critical mass is both incontrovertible and irreversible.” https://t.co/RBchE7dfGf
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10/6
2018
BREAKING: With support now from Sens. Collins and Manchin, Judge Kavanaugh looks to have the votes to be confirmed… https://t.co/NIHBykI1IC
Retweeted by Dasha Burns**Jeff Flake says he plans to vote YES tomorrow.**🚨 Lisa Murkowski tells @frankthorp she changed her mind on how to vote *on the way in to the chamber* 🚨
Retweeted by Dasha BurnsAnd there it is. https://t.co/BtYpzIRdrnThe timing of this important anniversary and today's historic vote is truly uncanny and striking...Try to pause the… https://t.co/KBJKu4NT3hOh dear! https://t.co/8UeKd5CqtD
10/5
2018
This is a huge story, apparently well-sourced. *If* the alleged PLA hardware hack played out as described—then we'r… https://t.co/oEyyye1Yfs
Retweeted by Dasha BurnsProtesters bolstered by Heitkamp's 'no' vote announcement. https://t.co/HgmZklE829LIVE: US Justice Dept. announcing new charges against Russian intelligence officers. https://t.co/alYaQF3yjB
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10/4
2018
Lindsey Graham defending his anger at last week's hearing. "I thought she was handled respectfully. I thought Kavan… https://t.co/WJOfLbwADI
10/3
2018

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