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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 such as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York and Sen. Patty Murray of Washington state are betting that the era of big government is back. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Securing the Capitol or Fencing in Democracy? And, Biden's Policy Strategy

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Biden, Democrats Bet On Bigger Government With Stimulus Bill, Infrastructure Plan

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Democratic activists have embraced former President Barack Obama's description of the filibuster as a "Jim Crow relic" during remarks he made at the funeral for U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., in Atlanta in July. Alyssa Pointer/The Atlanta Journal-Constitution/Pool/AP hide caption

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Democrats Say The Fight To Abolish The Filibuster Is About Protecting Civil Rights

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Aims To Reshape A 'Rigged' Tax System

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, chairman of the Budget Committee, on Capitol Hill in February. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Bernie Sanders' Next Progressive Frontier: Reshaping A 'Rigged' Tax System

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Biden Administration Turns Attention To Anti-Asian Hate

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The House Has Approved $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Package

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COVID Relief Spending Dwarfs All Precedents

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A Single Centrist Senator Can Have Significant Influence In Today's Congress

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Lawmakers In The House Are Poised To Pass COVID-19 Relief Bill

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