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Kelsey Snell

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Kelsey Snell is a congressional reporter for NPR. She has covered Congress since 2010 for outlets including The Washington Post, Politico and National Journal. She has covered elections and Congress with a reporting specialty in budget, tax and economic policy. She has a graduate degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. and an undergraduate degree in political science from DePaul University in Chicago.

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Congressional Lawmakers Continue To Work Through Findings Of Mueller Report

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A branch of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Germany. The company has received subpoenas from two U.S. House committees about its business dealings with President Trump. Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images hide caption

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Power In The White House Is Growing With Acting Agency And Cabinet Department Heads

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., argued a rules change was needed because Democrats were holding up President Trump's judicial and agency nominees. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Alma Morales Rosario stands between the beams of her home, in the San Lorenzo neighborhood of Morovis, Puerto Rico, which was being rebuilt in September 2018 after being destroyed by Hurricane Maria. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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Disaster Relief Legislation Has Stalled Over A Fight About Money For Puerto Rico

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., walks to a Democratic Caucus meeting at the Capitol on Tuesday. She told lawmakers to "stay focused on our purpose for the people" with the end of the special counsel's Russia investigation. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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After Mueller Report Memo, Democrats Turn To Health Care — For Now

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Rep. Abigail Spanberger attends a town hall at Nottoway High School in Crewe, Va. She was one of dozens of new members who ousted Republicans on a pledge to buck party leaders and work across the aisle. Matt Eich for NPR hide caption

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Moderate Democrats Under Pressure As Party's Left Grabs Attention

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Anxiety Is Growing In Congress Over How Much Power A President Can Wield

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