Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

Lawmakers Trying To Reach Deal For Government Funding

Monday, January 08, 2018

It's a busy week on Capitol Hill. Lawmakers are trying to craft a government funding bill and come up with a deal to keep DACA recipients in the U.S.

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2 New Members Will Be Sworn In On Senate's First Day

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith, a Democrat, takes Democrat Al Franken's former seat, and Doug Jones will be the first Democrat sworn into an Alabama Senate seat in 25 years.

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What Congress Accomplished And Didn't Accomplish In 2017

Friday, December 29, 2017

It was a messy year in Congress. Despite control of the House and Senate — and a president willing to sign legislation — Congressional Republicans spent much of the year fighting amongst themselves. But at both the start and the finish of the year, they scored some important wins.

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Short-Term Spending Resolution: Are The Days Of Annual Budget Proposals Behind Us?

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Days after a monumental tax bill victory, Republican lawmakers scored another partisan win: a spending bill that will temporarily extend federal funding until January 19, 2018. It's the second short term budget resolution by Republicans this year, keeping a government shut-down at bay — for now.

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Congress Averts Government Shutdown, Postponing Tough Legislation Decisions

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Congress has passed a spending bill to temporarily avert a government shutdown on Friday, pushing off hard decisions on immigration, defense spending and health care until next year.

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McConnell Ready To 'Move On' From Obamacare Repeal, Others In GOP Say Not So Fast

Thursday, December 21, 2017

With an even slimmer GOP majority in the Senate in 2018, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell doesn't see much of a point in repeating health care efforts that failed this year.

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With Republican Tax Overhaul Expected To Clear Congress, What's Next?

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

A $1.5 trillion package of tax cuts was expected to clear Congress on Tuesday night, the first major GOP legislative accomplishment this year. A procedural delay pushed off final passage to Wednesday.

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Does The Republican Tax Legislation Follow Through On Trump's Promises?

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

President Trump laid out some principles for what the GOP tax bill would do. Now that the bill will soon become law, were those pledges kept? Our NPR Politics Podcast team discusses.

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House Set To Vote On GOP Tax Bill On Tuesday

Monday, December 18, 2017

Congressional Republicans appear on the cusp of their first major legislative victory of the Trump era, with a House vote on the tax bill set for Tuesday.

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What It Took To Convince Final Holdouts To Support The GOP Tax Bill

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Republicans seem to have secured enough votes to pass their tax bill next week. It marks the most sweeping tax overhaul in decades. Guest host Ray Suarez speaks with NPR's Kelsey Snell about the bill.

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Final Version Of GOP Tax Bill Cuts Corporate Tax Rate To 21 Percent

Friday, December 15, 2017

Republican lawmakers have released the final version of their tax bill that cuts the corporate tax rate to 21 percent and reduces tax rates for individuals for eight years.

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President Trump Draws Closer To His First Legislative Victory

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate say they have hammered out details of a final tax overhaul bill that they plan to pass next week.

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News Brief: Senate And House Republicans Agree On Tax Bill, FCC To Repeal Net Neutrality

Thursday, December 14, 2017

House and Senate Republicans have hammered out details of a final tax overhaul bill. Also, the FCC is set to repeal net neutrality rules, and an update on Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers who were killed.

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Republicans Reconcile House And Senate Versions Of Tax Deal

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

House and Senate Republicans have agreed on a final tax deal. GOP leaders hope to pass the bill next week and achieve their first major legislative achievement this year.

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Congressional Republicans Hope To Pass Tax Overhaul Bill By Dec. 25

Monday, December 11, 2017

Congressional Republicans are working to merge House and Senate versions of a GOP tax bill. They're hoping to reach their first major legislative milestone by Christmas.

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News Brief: 3 Members Of Congress Out In One Week, California Fires, Jerusalem

Friday, December 08, 2017

Republican Rep. Trent Franks is the third member of Congress to announce his resignation in a week. Also, we have the latest on fires in California and the situation in Jerusalem.

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Congress Passes Bill To Avoid Shutdown, For Now

Friday, December 08, 2017

We have the latest on negotiations on congressional efforts to avoid another government shutdown as the tax overhaul bill works its way through reconciliation.

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Congressional Leaders Visit The White House Seeking To Avert A Government Shutdown

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Republican and Democratic leaders of Congress went to the White House to negotiate with President Trump on government funding. Congress is trying to pass a short-term extension before a Friday deadline.

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Democrats Want Protection For DREAMers Included In Government Funding Bill

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Democrats want a permanent legal fix to protect so-called DREAMers, undocumented immigrants who arrived in this country with their parents when they were young children. The Democrats want to resolve the issue as part of year-end negotiations over funding the federal government. President Trump pushed back on their demands Wednesday.

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What's Inside The Senate Tax Bill?

Monday, December 04, 2017

After a lightning round of changes, Senate Republicans passed a tax bill early Saturday morning. Buried in the bill are lots of details with important implications that were added before it passed.

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