Kelsey Snell appears in the following:
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
Earlier Tuesday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell urged more congressional action to help the economy recover from the recession caused by the pandemic.
Monday, October 05, 2020
As President Trump remains hospitalized with COVID-19, Congress tries to push ahead with its agenda. But at least three Republican senators have tested positive with the virus.
Friday, October 02, 2020
The $2.2 trillion bill is the latest by the Democrats who want an aid package passed before the election.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
The legislation passed hours before current funding levels were set to expire. With government funding resolved, it's unclear whether both chambers can come together on a coronavirus relief package.
Monday, September 28, 2020
The legislation addresses many of Democrats' top priorities that were included in the $3.4 trillion bill that passed the House in May. The latest bill lessens the duration of benefits.
Monday, September 28, 2020
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi outlined the once far-fetched scenario in a letter to Democrats this weekend and is calling for more financial support for battleground candidates.
Monday, September 21, 2020
The disagreement over the House Democrats' bill released Monday means lawmakers have less than two weeks to reach an agreement before federal funding runs out.
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Ginsburg died Friday night of cancer complications. She was 87.
Friday, September 18, 2020
The Senate majority leader releases a statement expressing condolences for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and follows with a pledge to continue consideration of Trump's judicial nominees.
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Senators voted Thursday on a Republican-backed "skinny" pandemic relief package. But with no Democratic support, the measure was doomed to failure.
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Congress returns to session Tuesday after its August Recess. Lawmakers must deal with a government funding bill, coronavirus relief package and the postal service controversy.
Thursday, September 03, 2020
At a Thursday White House briefing, a video clip of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi played on loop as press secretary Kayleigh McEnany noted that indoor salon services are not allowed in San Francisco.
Wednesday, September 02, 2020
Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey survived the highest-profile Democratic primary contest of his decades in federal office, defeating Rep. Joe Kennedy III, a member of the legendary political dynasty.
Tuesday, September 01, 2020
Republicans readopted the same platform that propelled Trump to the White House in 2016. But GOP divisions and partisanship have ground Washington nearly to a halt.
Monday, August 31, 2020
Even if President Trump is reelected, he would still face the same divided Republican Party, and entrenched partisanship that have ground Washington nearly to a halt.
Friday, August 21, 2020
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said before the Senate he believes the Postal Service can accommodate the expected volume of mailed ballots this year ahead of Election Day, despite internal slowdowns.
Thursday, August 20, 2020
A pair of House Democrats suggest that Postmaster General Louis DeJoy was not part of a pool of candidates cultivated and vetted by an outside hiring firm that was contracted to fill the post.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Kamala Harris has been a senator for nearly four years before becoming Joe Biden's VP pick. She doesn't have a long list of passed legislation, but she's known for aggressive questioning of witnesses.
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.