Claudia Grisales Claudia Grisales is a congressional reporter for NPR.
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The U.S. Capitol, seen here on April 13, remains closed to public tours and open only to members, staff, press and official business visitors. Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Panel Begins 2nd Day Of Hearings For Supreme Court Nominee Barrett

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Confirmation Hearing Highlights For Supreme Court Nominee Barrett

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The lack of a widespread testing regimen at the Capitol is in the spotlight as three senators tested positive for the coronavirus in recent weeks. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Lawmakers Call For A Coronavirus Testing Program On Capitol Hill

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Sen. Michael Lee, R-Utah, speaks during the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Monday. Kevin Dietsch/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee display photos of people who have been impacted by the Affordable Care Act, as the lawmakers argue that confirming Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court would be detrimental to health care. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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The lack of a widespread coronavirus testing program for members of Congress and their staff has become stark in the wake of positive tests for the virus. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Nominee Captures Capitol Hill's Attention

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Trump's Remarks About Military Service Could Play A Role In Swing States

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, introduced a targeted coronavirus relief bill and said he planned a vote this week on it. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Grandmother Cindy Carroll, daughter Lauren Harrah and 11-month-old granddaughter Austin are headed to a local antique store in the historic district of Waxhaw, N.C. Carroll and Harrah aren't totally sold on President Trump, but they will vote for him over Joe Biden. Claudia Grisales/NPR hide caption

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There's A Big Focus On Suburbs, But Democrats See Potential Gains Farther Out

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From left to right, Aijah Crockett and Lisa Griffin join their friend visiting from New York, Dom Carter, at Jack D. Hughes Memorial Park in Pineville, N.C. Crockett and Griffin are both Charlotte area residents who are voting for Democrat Joe Biden. Claudia Grisales/NPR hide caption

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In N.C., Young Voters Of Color Uninspired By Biden See Defeating Trump As Essential

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