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Hunt grew up in Wayne, Pennsylvania. She graduated from George Washington University in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in international affairs. She also earned a master's degree in sociology from St. John's College in Cambridge, England.
Hunt began her journalism career as a political intern at NBC News. After completing her internship, she was hired by the National Journal as a health policy reporter. Her next job was at Politico, covering the 2010 midterm elections. In August 2011, Hunt became a national political reporter for the Associated Press and covered Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign. In January 2013, she joined NBC News as an off-air reporter and producer covering Congress and politics. She became an on-air political correspondent for the network in November 2014.
Hunt has a reputation for catching politicians off-guard with her tough questions. She was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2014 for her coverage of military death benefits on "The Today Show." As of November 2015, Hunt appears regularly on hit MSNBC programs including "Morning Joe" and "Hardball with Chris Matthews." She also writes for MSNBC.com.