Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

Ohio Democrats consider trying to have voters directly decide issues like abortion

Monday, August 07, 2023

As Ohio prepares to vote in a special election, questions arise about the ballot initiative process. To help turnout, Democrats consider letting voters decide directly on controversial issues.


How Florida came to be so politically important

Monday, June 26, 2023

Florida finds itself in the headlines of political stories often — recently at the center of the indictment of former President Trump. But how did the Sunshine State end up so politically important?


Week in politics: The Dobbs decision, one year on

Saturday, June 24, 2023

Analysis of the week in politics - it's been dominated by the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision on abortion.


NPR poll examines independent voters' responses to questions on social issues

Friday, June 23, 2023

As Republicans continue to stand by Donald Trump and the Supreme Court marks the first anniversary of the Dobbs decision, independent voters across the country weigh in on the top issues of the day.


Live Nation and Ticketmaster tell Biden they're going to show fees up front

Thursday, June 15, 2023

After President Biden called out "junk fees" in his State of the Union address, ticket vendors said they were willing to do more to disclose hidden fees. Live Nation is the latest to join.


Mike Pence will celebrate his birthday by announcing his GOP presidential bid

Wednesday, June 07, 2023

Former Vice President Mike Pence in Iowa Wednesday will make his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination official. There are questions about how he'll go up against former President Donald Trump.


Mike Pence expected to announce 2024 run for president

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

After distancing himself from former President Donald Trump, the former vice president is ready to announce his bid for the White House at an event in Des Moines, Iowa, on June 7.


The state of the 2024 Republican presidential race

Saturday, May 27, 2023

The GOP field grew by two candidates this week in the campaign for the presidential nomination. But even with more faces in the race, Donald Trump remains the frontrunner.


What a DeSantis presidential run means for the 2024 election

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Ron DeSantis announced a run for the White House on Wednesday evening on Twitter. His tenure as governor of Florida might give some insight into the kind of candidate he would be.


Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is set to announce his GOP presidential bid on Twitter

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

DeSantis is expected to announce his run for president on Wednesday in a live conversation on Twitter alongside Twitter's Executive Chairman Elon Musk.


Mike Pence might run for president. So supporters are launching a super PAC to fund it

Monday, May 15, 2023

As former Vice President Mike Pence weighs whether or not to run for president in 2024, his backers are putting money up to fund a run.


What you need to know about the debt ceiling as the deadline looms

Monday, May 15, 2023

What is the debt ceiling? What could happen if it's not raised? Here are answers to questions you may be asking about the debt limit and the fight over it.


Republican legislatures look to put local issues in liberal areas under state control

Friday, May 05, 2023

State legislatures are considering more than 600 bills that would undermine local control on culture wars issues from education and policing to environmental policy.


Key takeaways from the week's Midwest elections

Saturday, April 08, 2023

Liberals scored two victories in key Midwestern elections this week. We examine the races' political lessons.


Janet Protasiewicz won Wisconsin Supreme Court seat, giving liberal justices majority

Wednesday, April 05, 2023

Wisconsin voters upended Republican control of that state's supreme court for the first time in 15 years. This race was also the most expensive judicial race in American history.


Why Chicago's runoff mayoral election has the nation's attention

Tuesday, April 04, 2023

Chicago voters head to the polls on April 4 for a mayoral runoff election to choose the Democratic nominee. This local race is exposing divisions within the Democratic Party.


Are Republicans on the right track? They are pushing culture-war issues

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Republicans across the country are pursuing legislation cracking down on social issues. A new NPR poll indicates the GOP risks being out of step with voters.


Potential Republican primary contenders react to a possible Trump indictment

Saturday, March 25, 2023

A look at how Republicans are reacting to former President Donald Trump's possible indictment.


GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham introduces 15-week abortion ban in the Senate

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., has introduced a bill to create a federal ban on abortions at 15 weeks in an attempt to force Republicans to adopt a partywide consensus on the issue.


Democrats pass major climate, health and tax bill

Saturday, August 13, 2022

The House provided final approval to the Democrats' bill that calls for historic climate investments, curbs to prescription drug costs, changes to corporate taxes and more.