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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 Majority Leader On Coronavirus Relief Bill

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Different Approaches, Same Pain: Georgia And California Struggle To Curb Covid-19

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Coronavirus Relief Bill Stalled Between The White House And Democrats

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California Rep. Karen Bass was catapulted onto the national stage leading Democrats on police reform. Now she is a contender to be Joe Biden's running mate. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Police Reform Debate Elevates Black Caucus Chair Bass' Profile As Possible VP Pick

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Negotiations Continue For New COVID-19 Relief Bill

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Joe Biden's Potential Running Mate: Who Is Karen Bass?

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Obama Suggests Eliminating The Senate's Filibuster

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A number of Senate Republicans say they oppose a White House request to include money to renovate the FBI headquarters in the upcoming coronavirus relief package. J. David Ake/AP hide caption

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Capitol Hill earlier this week. A White House proposal to cut federal unemployment benefits to a percentage of earlier wages could take months to implement, leaving millions with significantly reduced checks. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Sen. Lamar Alexander (left) speaks with Sen. Roy Blunt before the start of a Senate Rules Committee hearing Wednesday. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Rollout Of Republican Coronavirus Aid Bill Pushed To Next Week

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Rep, John Lewis, who spoke at the 1963 March on Washington, said it was a moral obligation to stand up for his beliefs. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Rep. John Lewis, A Force In The Civil Rights Movement, Dead At 80

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