Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

Congress passes $13.6 billion in Ukraine aid along with government funding

Wednesday, March 09, 2022

The Senate and House have approved a $1.5 trillion government spending package, plus $13.6 billion in emergency funding for Ukraine. Billions in new COVID aid requested by the White House was cut.

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Congress passes an anti-lynching bill after more than a century of trying

Tuesday, March 08, 2022

After decades of failed attempts, Congress passed legislation making lynching a federal crime. It's estimated that more than 4,000 Black Americans were lynched since the late 19th Century.

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Biden's Supreme Court nominee meets with Senate leaders, judiciary panel members

Friday, March 04, 2022

The nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court took its first steps in Congress this week. How did the meetings with Senate leaders go, and what comes next?

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Reactions to Biden's historic Supreme Court justice pick

Friday, February 25, 2022

President Biden nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court on Friday. She next faces the U.S. Senate in a confirmation process.

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Leading Republican echoes Trump's American Carnage message for the midterms

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Florida Sen. Rick Scott, who leads the party's Senate campaign operation, claims "the hour for America is late" in a new outline for his midterm campaign message that leans heavily into culture wars.

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The Senate avoids a government shutdown, punting a spending deadline into March

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Lawmakers hope to finalize a longer-term spending bill before the new shutdown deadline on March 11.

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After 'Texas Sun,' Leon Bridges and Khruangbin seek solace on 'Texas Moon'

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Leon Bridges and Khruangbin reflect on their second tribute to the sound of the Lone Star state in their upcoming EP, Texas Moon.

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Estranged siblings learn the secrets and truth of their late mother in 'Black Cake'

Sunday, February 13, 2022

In the new novel "Black Cake," an elderly mother makes a recording for her children. After her death, they learn her carefully kept secrets. Kelsey Snell talks with author Charmaine Wilkerson.

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'The Sky is Everywhere' portrays grief through color, music and magic

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Kelsey Snell speaks with actor Grace Kaufman about "The Sky is Everywhere," a colorful new film exploring themes of grief and loss.

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31.4 million Americans are expected to bet $7.6 billion dollars on the Super Bowl

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Kelsey Snell talks with HBO's Jon Frankel about the explosion of legal sports gambling and the professional leagues' embrace of it.

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Forgot to get a fancy Valentine's bouquet? Fret not! Things can still come up roses

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Roses are red, violets are blue, you forgot to order Valentine's Day flowers, didn't you? This article can help. A florist breaks down the dos and don'ts of DIY store-bought bouquets.

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Lack of diversity in AI development causes serious real-life harm for people of color

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Kelsey Snell asks Black Women in A.I. founder Angle Bush about the consequences of the lack of diversity in artificial intelligence development.

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Senate confirmation battle looms for Justice Breyer's replacement

Thursday, January 27, 2022

The eventual nominee to replace Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will need to face the Senate Judiciary Committee in order to be confirmed. Host Asma Khalid talks with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, a Rhode Island Democrat on the committee, about what comes next.

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Schumer insists failed votes on voting rights and filibuster were right thing to do

Thursday, January 20, 2022

The Senate majority leader downplayed the risks of holding such a public demonstration of the rift within his caucus ahead of the midterm elections.

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Voting rights protections seem destined to fail as Biden hits 1st year in office

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

As President Biden held a rare press conference to mark his first year in office, one of his top priorities — voting rights legislation — appeared destined to fail in a Senate vote.

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Senate Democrats push a voting rights bill that most likely won't pass

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

They are planning to debate voting rights bills and hold a vote on changing Senate rules to pass them. They are expected to fail despite intense public pressure from the White House.

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Biden says he doesn't know if voting rights legislation can pass

Thursday, January 13, 2022

The president left a meeting with Senate Democrats pessimistic about a way forward on voting rights, as Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin reiterated their opposition to changing Senate rules.

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Internal GOP conflicts about 2020 election surface as party fights new voting bills

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Democratic voting legislation has virtually no path to becoming law, but Senate Republicans are fighting it as the GOP still struggles over how to move forward from the 2020 election.

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Internal GOP conflicts about 2020 election surface as party fights new voting laws

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Republicans are accusing Democrats of a power grab as they try to pass federal voting legislation. The GOP is also still struggling with former President Trump's ongoing lies about the 2020 election.

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Joe Manchin may have just killed Biden's Build Back Better plan

Sunday, December 19, 2021

Democratic West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin went on Fox News this morning and delivered what sounded like a fatal blow to Joe Biden's Build Back Better agenda.

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