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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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House Democrats Try To Vote On Top Priorities, Forced To Turn To Immigration

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California (left) is trying to move on from a public clash with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., (right) and other progressives. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, pictured in the Oval Office on May 13, is one of President Trump's closest advisers, but his negotiating tactics aren't widely loved on Capitol Hill. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lawmakers Don't Have Many Nice Things To Say About Negotiating With Mick Mulvaney

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Can Congress Agree On How To Spend Money To Address Border Crisis?

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Democrats And Republicans Agree Border Crisis Exists, But Differ On Allocating Funds

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Presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden publicly switched his position on the Hyde Amendment under pressure from other Democrats. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Ban On Abortion Funding Stays In House Bill As 2020 Democrats Promise Repeal

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Rep. Joe Cunningham, D-S.C., pictured in January, opposes a plan to increase lawmakers' salaries, saying that's not what his constituents sent him to Washington to do. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Are Lawmakers Tech Savvy Enough To Conduct Their Antitrust Investigation?

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