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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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Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., speaks on a phone with Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., on Wednesday on Capitol Hill. Murphy on the Senate floor on Tuesday demanded that lawmakers accomplish what they failed to do after 20 children and six educators were fatally shot in Newtown, Conn., in 2012. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Sen. Murphy tries to get talks going on limited gun measures after Texas shooting

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The Senate has approved roughly $40 billion in aid to Ukraine

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The Senate is expected to vote on a bill codifying Roe v. Wade into law

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Pallets of aid to Ukraine are stacked behind Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin (right) and Secretary of State Antony Blinken as they speak with reporters after returning from their trip to Kyiv, Ukraine, and meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, on April 25 in Poland near the Ukraine border. Alex Brandon/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Residents receive food supplies May 7 as volunteers deliver daily from a warehouse of a humanitarian aid distribution center in Severodonetsk, eastern Ukraine Yasyoshi Chiba/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. (left), and Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill. (next to Schumer), listen during an event on Tuesday about the leaked Supreme Court draft decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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How the draft Supreme Court opinion overturning 'Roe v. Wade' could impact midterms

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More Funding For Ukraine Seems Likely. More COVID Money Seems... Less Likely.

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A Look At The Most Interesting Races In The GOP's Fight To Retake The Senate

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The rate of inflation made its sharpest spike since 1981

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Biden will announce steps to curb gun violence in the U.S.

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President Biden listens as Steve Dettelbach, nominee for director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, speaks on measures to combat gun crime from the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on April 11, 2022. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How Congress Is Investigating January 6th — And Preparing For Any Future Attacks

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