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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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Update On Infrastructure Bill Negotiations

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U.S. Sens. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., are the two most prominent Democrats to support the notion that the Senate needs to pursue bipartisan legislation on virtually every front. Samuel Corum/Getty Images; Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Moderate Democrats Flex Their Power In The Senate, Making Progressives Impatient

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From left: Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, Mitt Romney, R-Utah, and others hold a bipartisan meeting on infrastructure in the basement of the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday. Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Republicans, White House Continue Infrastructure Negotiations

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President Biden spoke on the phone Friday with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito — the latest in a series of talks on infrastructure between the two. Capito is leading the group of GOP senators working with the White House on a potential agreement. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., the GOP's lead negotiator on infrastructure, met with President Biden on Wednesday as an informal deadline next week nears for trying to reach a bipartisan deal. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Still Talking: Biden, Republicans Agree To Keep At Infrastructure Negotiations

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President Biden And GOP Sen. Capito Meet To Discuss Infrastructure Deal

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West Virginia's Shelley Moore Capito and fellow Senate Republicans unveiled a new counteroffer to President Biden's infrastructure package during a news conference Thursday. Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Republicans Release $928 Billion Infrastructure Counteroffer

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Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., is weighing a run for the U.S. Senate. House Television /AP hide caption

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Rep. Stephanie Murphy Considers Senate Run Against Rubio

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House Democrats Looking At How To Alter Tax Code To Fund Biden's Infrastructure Plan

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