Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

News Brief: Hopes Dwindle For North Korea Meeting, Southern Primary Results, Olympics Scandal

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

President Trump sounded a lot less optimistic on Tuesday when asked about plans for a summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Also, we look at primary election results in several states.

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Southern Primary Results

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

We look at what primary election results from several states mean for races in November.

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Senators Reach Deal On Sexual Harassment Legislation

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The bill would require lawmakers to repay any awards and settlements that stem from acts of harassment they personally commit. It would also require the public release of settlements and awards.

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To Quell Growing Rebellion, House GOP Leaders Promise Action On Immigration In June

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Over initial objections by House GOP leaders, the House is expected to take up immigration legislation next month that threatens to further divide the party in the middle of an election year.

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House Farm Bill Fails As Conservatives Revolt Over Immigration

Friday, May 18, 2018

Disputes over immigration and food stamps doomed the measure. Every Democrat and 30 Republicans voted against the bill.

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Washington Politics Adding To Mental Health Crisis Among Farmers

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Suicide rates among farmers are higher than any other profession in the United States, even exceeding the suicide rate for veterans.

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Farm Bill Controversy Centers On Food Stamps

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The House is scheduled to vote this week on a controversial Farm Bill that would impose strict work requirements on people who receive food stamp benefits.

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Suicide Is Rising Among American Farmers As They Struggle To Keep Afloat

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Farm-state lawmakers are concerned that political fighting about the "Farm Bill" could endanger a critical rural safety net and deepen a growing mental health crisis among farmers. Suicide hotlines have seen an uptick in calls as farmers worry that Washington politics over trade, tariffs and the bill could make it harder to keep farms afloat.

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News Brief: North Korea Summit In Doubt, Primary Results, Net Neutrality

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

North Korea has threatened to cancel a planned summit with President Trump and Kim Jong Un. Also, we look at what Tuesday's congressional primaries mean for elections in November.

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Primaries Set The Stage For November

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

We have the latest results from Tuesday's primaries, which picked midterm candidates in several key congressional races.

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Group Of House Republicans Trying To Force Vote On Immigration Legislation

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Some House Republicans are attempting to go around their leaders to pass immigration legislation that would give legal status to DACA recipients.

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News Brief: Koreas Summit Begins, Bill Cosby Convicted, Pruitt's Future

Friday, April 27, 2018

Kim Jong Un crossed the South Korean border to begin a historic meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday. Also, Bill Cosby was convicted of sexual assault.

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Bill To Protect Mueller Investigation Approved By Senate Judiciary Committee

Thursday, April 26, 2018

While the bill lacks support from GOP leaders in the House and Senate, it's intended to send a message to President Trump that he avoid interfering with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

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VA Nominee Accused Of Drinking On Duty, Improper Prescriptions, Sen. Tester Says

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

More than 20 military employees described a "toxic work environment" to senators and staff, the Democrat told NPR. President Trump says the decision to withdraw is up to Ronny Jackson.

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Republicans Push Bill To Protect Mueller, Without McConnell's Support

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the legislation is unnecessary, but those who want to shield special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired say the point is to send a message.

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Senate Majority Leader Says Law To Protect Special Counsel Mueller Isn't Necessary

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has squashed the idea of a vote on a bill that would protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by President Trump.

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Tammy Duckworth Brings Her Newborn To Senate Floor After Rule Change

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

As of Wednesday evening, children under 1 year can now join lawmakers. The change follows Illinois Democrat Tammy Duckworth becoming the first sitting senator to give birth.

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Lawmakers Want To Change Senate Rules, Allowing Mothers To Care For Newborns And Vote

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The first senator to give birth while in office wants to bring her newborn on the Senate floor. Now, lawmakers are trying to change Senate rules so Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., can stay close to her baby and cast votes.

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'This Is Going To Be A Challenging Year': Ryan Retirement Adds To GOP Worries

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan's decision to call it quits could make a tough Republican midterm campaign even more challenging for GOP incumbents.

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What Speaker Ryan's Retirement Means For GOP Efforts To Maintain House Majority

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan's decision to retire is throwing House Republicans into chaos at a time when the party is deeply worried about losing control of that chamber.

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