Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

Trump Halts Coronavirus Relief Talks Until After The Election

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.


McConnell Closes Senate Floor, Proceeds With Barrett Hearings

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.


House Democrats Approve Scaled-Back Coronavirus Aid Package

Friday, October 02, 2020

The $2.2 trillion bill is the latest by the Democrats who want an aid package passed before the election.


President Signs Spending Stopgap Measure, Averting Government Shutdown

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.


House Democrats Introduce Scaled-Back Coronavirus Aid 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.


Pelosi Prepares Democrats For Rare Possibility The House May Decide The Election

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.


Stopgap Spending Bill Hits Snag Over Farm Aid Days Before Shutdown Deadline

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.


Members of Congress React To Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Death

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Ginsburg died Friday night of cancer complications. She was 87.


McConnell: Trump's Nominee To Replace Ginsburg Will Receive A Vote In The Senate

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.


Senate Democrats Block GOP's $300 Billion Pandemic Relief Bill

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.


Congress Has A Lot Of Business To Take Care Of Before Fall Election

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.


Hair On Fire: White House Uses Pelosi Salon Scandal To Undercut Democrats

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.


In High-Profile Mass. Senate Primary, Markey Fends Off Kennedy Challenge

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.


Republican Convention Shows Trump's 2nd-Term Agenda Looks Just Like His 1st

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.


Republican Convention Highlighted GOP Agenda For The Next 4 Years

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.


Postmaster General Testifies, Says USPS Will Prioritize Mailed Ballots

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.


Democrats Question Whether Postmaster General's Hiring Skirted Background Checks

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.


A Look At Kamala Harris' Career As A U.S. Senator

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.


House Majority Leader On Coronavirus Relief Bill

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.


Coronavirus Relief Bill Stalled Between The White House And Democrats

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.