Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell

Congressional Reporter

Kelsey Snell is a congressional reporter 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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In Latest Attempt To Reopen Government, Bipartisan Group Of Senators Meets

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With Hours Left, Congress Still Trying To Reach An Agreement To Fund The Government

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White House: 'We Don't Want A Shutdown'

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Congressional Lawmakers Running Up Against Deadline To Keep Government Funded

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., answers questions Thursday on the possibility of a government shutdown. After receiving assurances from Ryan, a key group of conservative House Republicans said they would support a short-term-funding bill. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump, with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn og Texas, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, speaks to reporters after a recent retreat where GOP leaders made plans for 2018. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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House Republicans Introduce Bill To Keep Government Open For Another Month

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After Several Chaotic Days, Where Does DACA Deal Stand?

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Why So Many House Republicans Are Retiring

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Trump Describes African Countries As 'S***holes' During DACA Negotiations

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President Trump presides over a meeting about immigration with Republican and Democratic members of Congress at the White House on Tuesday. Congress and the White House are trying to work out an immigration deal prior to Jan. 19. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Lawmakers Trying To Reach Deal For Government Funding

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President Trump, with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, speaks to reporters after a retreat where GOP leaders made plans for 2018. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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