Kapur received a B.A. in economics and government from Claremont McKenna College.
Kapur has covered the 2016 US Presidential election as well as Congress and the intersection of politics and public policy in the nation’s capital. He appears regularly on Bloomberg TV and MSNBC, and has also appeared on CNN, ABC, C-SPAN, and NPR. Previously, Kapur was senior reporter for TPM covering Congress and the Supreme Court, and associate editor and reporter for Inside Washington Publishers covering health care policy. He has also written about politics, policy and law for Huffington Post,  The Guardian, and New Republic.