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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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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks during a news conference Tuesday on Capitol Hill following a Senate Democratic Caucus meeting on voting rights and the filibuster. Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Schumer insists failed votes on voting rights and filibuster were right thing to do

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Voting rights protections seem destined to fail as Biden hits 1st year in office

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Senate Democrats push a voting rights bill that most likely won't pass

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Republicans are attempting to reframe the "big lie" as an attack on voting rights legislation pushed by Democrats. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Internal GOP conflicts about 2020 election surface as party fights new voting bills

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Internal GOP conflicts about 2020 election surface as party fights new voting laws

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Our Favorite Political TV Of 2021

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Joe Manchin may have just killed Biden's Build Back Better plan

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Biden and Democrats admit they won't be passing Build Back Better before Christmas

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., had said he hoped the Senate would vote on President Biden's spending bill before Christmas, but that plan has stalled. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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