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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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Former aide said Trump tried to go to the Capitol on Jan. 6 in latest hearing

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Supporters of gun control hold signs in front of supporters of gun rights during a demonstration by victims of gun violence in front of the Supreme Court as arguments begin in a major case on gun rights on November 3, 2021 in Washington, DC. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images hide caption

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Gun Split Screen: Biden Signs Safety Measures As Justices Nix A Century-Old Law

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The Senate passes a gun control bill and sends it to the House

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The Senate might have set up passage for significant gun legislation

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Senate negotiators reach a final bipartisan agreement on a gun safety bill

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Congress is closer than it has been in decades to passing new gun legislation

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Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, the lead Democratic negotiator on a bipartisan gun bill safety bill, speaks to activists protesting gun violence and demanding action from lawmakers, on June 8 near the U.S. Capitol. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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AAPI Voters In Nevada Talk Economy, Inflation; Gun Legislation Moves Through Congress

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A bipartisan group of senators announces a deal for school safety and gun measures

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Mass shooting survivors testified to Congress. Here's where gun legislation stands

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Senators return to gun law talks following a weekend of mass shootings in 8 states

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President Biden, left, talks with Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., outside the Oval Office of the White House on Tuesday as the two discuss ongoing negotiations in the Senate around gun law legislation. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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People mourn Tuesday at a makeshift memorial for the victims of the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas. The Texas town of Uvalde began on Tuesday laying to rest the 19 young children killed in an elementary school shooting that left the small, tight-knit community united in grief and anger. Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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As senators seek common ground on guns, 'red flag' laws become a focus

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Senators try to zero in on ways to address gun violence that might become law

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