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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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House Republicans Prepare To Oust Liz Cheney

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How Much Is Biden Willing To Compromise On His Infrastructure Plan?

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Biden's Pitch to Congress: Make Government Great Again

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Republicans, led by Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., unveiled a $568 billion infrastructure proposal meant to serve as a starting point for bipartisan negotiations. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Countering Biden, Senate Republicans Unveil Smaller $568 Billion Infrastructure Plan

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and the chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., are proposing free college tuition for those from families earning up to $125,000 per year. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrats such as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York and Sen. Patty Murray of Washington state are betting that the era of big government is back. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Securing the Capitol or Fencing in Democracy? And, Biden's Policy Strategy

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Biden, Democrats Bet On Bigger Government With Stimulus Bill, Infrastructure Plan

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Democratic activists have embraced former President Barack Obama's description of the filibuster as a "Jim Crow relic" during remarks he made at the funeral for U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., in Atlanta in July. Alyssa Pointer/The Atlanta Journal-Constitution/Pool/AP hide caption

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Democrats Say The Fight To Abolish The Filibuster Is About Protecting Civil Rights

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