Kelsey Snell

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Momentum For Coronavirus Relief Bill Builds, But Time Short As Parties Work On Deal

Friday, December 04, 2020

With days left before Congress aims to wrap for the year, Republicans and Democrats appear more willing to negotiate on a COVID-19 relief bill. But key sticking points remain.


Top Democrats Back Off Demands For Larger COVID-19 Bill

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer are breaking from their demand for more than $2 trillion in coronavirus relief spending to move toward a compromise.


Ohio Republican Sen. Portman Enrolled In COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Portman will participate in a Phase 3 clinical trial for the coronavirus vaccine. He's the first senator to participate in a trial and hopes it will promote safety of vaccines once approved.


House Democrats Dissect What Went Wrong And How To Rebound From Losses

Sunday, November 15, 2020

House Democrats are on track to begin next year with the slimmest majority in decades. Now members on the progressive left and party moderates must decide whose policies should govern.


Progressive And Moderate Democrats Clash On Policies Heading Into 2021

Friday, November 13, 2020

House Democrats are on track to begin 2021 with the slimmest majority in decades. Members on the progressive left and moderates are again at odds over whose policies should drive the Democratic party.


With Alaska GOP Victory, Balance Of Power In Senate To Be Decided In Georgia

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan won re-election Wednesday, giving Republicans control of 50 seats in the Senate as two races in Georgia head to runoffs in January.


GOP Sen. Thom Tillis Wins Reelection In North Carolina After Democrat Concedes

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Democrat Cal Cunningham said in a statement that "the voters have spoken." The Associated Press later called the race.


Biden Agenda To Face The Challenges Of A Closely Divided Congress

Sunday, November 08, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden will need to get his agenda through Congress, but Republicans are likely to keep control of the Senate, and Democrats in the House have a smaller margin.


Were There Any Surprises? A Roundup Of Congressional Races

Wednesday, November 04, 2020

The Democrats retained control of the House of Representatives Tuesday night, but didn't make the kind of gains they were hoping for in the Senate.


What To Expect From Congressional Races This Year

Friday, October 30, 2020

NPR takes a final look at the top House and Senate races and what is at stake in the next Congress.


30 Issues: COVID-19 Relief Bill and the Election

Thursday, October 29, 2020

What the election means for a COVID-19 relief bill.

10 House Races To Watch

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

House Democrats hope to pick up seats in this election and add to their 232-197 majority. They have focused on President Trump's handling of the coronavirus and threats to the health care law.


Democrats Aim To Send Election-Year Message By Boycotting Barrett Vote

Thursday, October 22, 2020

A Senate panel is to vote Thursday on Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination. Democrats plan to boycott the meeting and not participate in the vote to send her nomination to the full Senate.


Is There Any Progress In Negotiations Over A New Pandemic Relief Bill?

Monday, October 19, 2020

President Trump says he wants a pandemic aid package done in the next two weeks. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ended another call on Monday without a deal.


Barrett Clarifies Comments On LGBTQ Rights After Criticism From Sen. Hirono

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, called out Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett for using the term "sexual preference" when referring to a landmark case on same-sex marriage.


Amy Coney Barrett Avoids Giving Position On Abortion Rights

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Sen. Dianne Feinstein asked Barrett about her opinions on abortion rights three times, and each time Barrett declined to give a legal assessment of the case.


Amy Coney Barrett Heads To Senate For Day 1 Of Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

Monday, October 12, 2020

The Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett begins Monday. Republicans are trying to confirm Barrett in the few weeks before Election Day.


'Courts Are Not Designed To Solve Every Problem,' Barrett To Say In Opening Statement

Sunday, October 11, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation hearing is moving ahead under exceedingly unusual circumstances, with Election Day looming and a coronavirus outbreak still roiling Washington.


White House Eyes Piecemeal Pandemic Aid After Trump Ends Talks On Overall Package

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

But a top aide to Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted that she spoke to the treasury secretary Wednesday about a standalone measure to help airlines. A previous attempt to do this failed amid GOP opposition.


Trump Puts An Abrupt Halt To Coronavirus Relief Bill Talks

Tuesday, October 06, 2020

President Trump tweeted that he told to end any negotiations over another pandemic relief bill, saying he wanted to wait until after the election. Both sides were still far apart on a deal.