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Kelsey Snell

Congressional Correspondent, Washington Desk

Kelsey Snell is a Congressional correspondent 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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Is There Any Progress In Negotiations Over A New Pandemic Relief Bill?

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Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett says she didn't mean to offend the LGBTQ community by using the term "sexual preference" in discussing the same-sex marriage ruling. Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool/AP hide caption

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein asked Amy Coney Barrett about her opinions on abortion rights three times, and each time Barrett declined to give a legal assessment of the case. Stefani Reynolds/AP hide caption

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Amy Coney Barrett Heads To Senate For Day 1 Of Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

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How Campaigns Work: Advertising

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The Senate Judiciary Committee begins its confirmation hearing this week for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Trump Puts An Abrupt Halt To Coronavirus Relief Bill Talks

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President Trump leaves Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., on Monday. He announced Tuesday he was pausing negotiations on a coronavirus relief package. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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McConnell Closes Senate Floor, Proceeds With Barrett Hearings

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., called Democrats' latest COVID-19 bill a political stunt as negotiators attempt to reach a relief agreement before the election. AP hide caption

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