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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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Tuesday

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., introduced a bill to restrict abortion access nationwide. Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham introduces 15-week abortion ban in the Senate

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Wednesday

This image contained in a court filing by the Department of Justice on Aug. 30, and redacted by in part by the FBI, shows a photo of documents seized during the Aug. 8 search by the FBI of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. Department of Justice hide caption

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Friday

Mar-a-Lago Affidavit Released; Combatting Election Security Disinformation

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Wednesday

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney walks up to the podium for a press conference at the US Capitol on December 17, 2019 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption

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Monday

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Democrats pass major climate, health and tax bill

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Friday

The House votes on the Inflation Reduction Act

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The House is set to pass the Democrats' climate, health and taxes bill

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Wednesday

Thursday

Sen. Manchin has reversed course and agreed to a climate and taxes bill

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Wednesday

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., talks with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., on March 15, 2022. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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After spiking earlier talks, Manchin agrees to a new deal on climate and taxes

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Tuesday

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Tuesday

American Democratic Norms Continue To Falter As Some Republicans Refuse To Concede

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Tuesday

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

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Monday

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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Friday

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

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Thursday

The Senate might have set up passage for significant gun legislation

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Wednesday

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

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Tuesday

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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Wednesday

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

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Sunday

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

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