Kelsey Snell appears in the following:
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., about negotiations over coronavirus relief bill and President Trump's executive actions over the weekend.
Tuesday, August 04, 2020
Negotiations over a coronavirus relief bill between the Trump administration and congressional Democrats have stalled, with both sides still saying they want a deal.
Monday, August 03, 2020
California Rep. Karen Bass has been a key leader on issues of racial justice. Now some Democrats are boosting her to get the nod for Joe Biden's ticket.
Sunday, August 02, 2020
Top congressional Democrats continue to meet with top White House officials about the next coronavirus relief package. But they disagree on how to handle money for jobless aid, states, and schools.
Friday, July 31, 2020
Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass is a potential running mate for Joe Biden. Her background as a community organizer and her role in crafting police reform have elevated her profile.
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Former President Barack Obama suggests that Congress enact voting rights legislation even if it means getting rid of the Senate's filibuster.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Multiple Republican senators, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., criticize including the resources for a new FBI headquarters building in Washington in the coronavirus package.
Saturday, July 25, 2020
The National Association of State Workforce Agencies tells lawmakers on Capitol Hill that it would take most states 8-20 weeks to move to a modified system of awarding benefits.
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Democrats passed their version of the next round of coronavirus relief more than two months ago but Republicans have had a hard time reaching an agreement.
Thursday, July 23, 2020
The agreement, which includes $105 billion for schools, is meant to be a starting point for bipartisan talks on a final bill.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is set to unveil a GOP proposal this week that is facing some opposition among GOP senators and the White House.
Friday, July 17, 2020
Lewis began his nearly 60-year career in public service leading sit-ins at segregated lunch counters in the Jim Crow-era South. He went on to serve in Congress for more than three decades.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020
President Trump blasts New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to paint the words "Black Lives Matter" in front of Trump Tower. Trump said it would amount to "denigrating this luxury Avenue."
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
The Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions convened Tuesday to address plans to reopen schools and workplaces amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Democrats wanted Republicans to agree to bipartisan talks before beginning debate on the GOP police reform bill. GOP leaders argued Democrats should have allowed debate to try to amend the bill.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Congressional Republicans have rapidly shifted their rhetoric and policy priorities in the wake of the killing of George Floyd. Some of them say that the Floyd video was a transformational moment.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has directed the clerk of the House to remove the portraits of four former House speakers who served in the Confederacy.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Senate Republicans are preparing to unveil a police reform proposal. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the Democratic police reform bill "a non-starter."
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing Tuesday on police reform as Senate Republicans prepare to unveil their legislation after nationwide protests.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
"By speaking to you today, maybe I can make sure his life was not in vain," Philonise Floyd told the House Judiciary Committee in a hearing about police brutality and accountability.