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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 haggle over how to scale back their spending plan to win over centrists

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Senate leaders aim to finalize a deal to avoid the immediate threat of default

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The current debt ceiling issue might feel familiar. Here's why

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Congress is moving to avert one crisis while putting off another. Both the House and Senate approved legislation Thursday that would fund the federal government through Dec. 3. Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic Lawmakers Feel The Pressure To Get Things Done On Their To-Do List

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From Infrastructure To The Debt Limit, Negotiations In Congress Are On

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House Democrats Face Critical Deadlines All This Week

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., arrive last week at the Capitol to update reporters on Democratic efforts to pass President Biden's agenda. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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