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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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Democrats Are Split Over Biden's $3.5 Trillion Spending Plan

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. The House of Representatives passed a bill to keep the government funded and suspend the debt ceiling, but Republicans are expected to block it in the Senate. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Congress is in a familiar political standoff over spending and debt that could have serious economic consequences. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Democrats And Republicans Are In A Fight Over Federal Spending

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Far-Right Rally Is A Reminder The U.S. Hasn't Reckoned With January 6th Attack

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To Fund The $3.5 Trillion Budget Plan, Democrats Aim To Undo Trump Tax Cuts

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A copy of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act conference report sits at the U.S. Capitol on Dec. 18, 2017. The legislation was passed using the budget reconciliation process. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, has proposed rolling back much of the 2017 GOP tax cuts to help pay for President Biden's $3.5 trillion social spending plan. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Bernie Sanders Is Off To The Midwest, Aiming To Win Voters Over On The Spending Plan

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More Than A Dozen Americans Dead After Attack At Kabul Airport

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Lawmakers In The House Narrowly Approved A $3.5 Trillion Budget Blueprint

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is working to keep moderates and progressives on the same page to move two separate bills — an infrastructure bill and a broader spending package. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption

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An Impasse In The House Threatens To Derail A Part Of Biden's Domestic Agenda

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