Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

News Brief: 3 Members Of Congress Out In One Week, California Fires, Jerusalem

Friday, December 08, 2017

Republican Rep. Trent Franks is the third member of Congress to announce his resignation in a week. Also, we have the latest on fires in California and the situation in Jerusalem.

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Congress Passes Bill To Avoid Shutdown, For Now

Friday, December 08, 2017

We have the latest on negotiations on congressional efforts to avoid another government shutdown as the tax overhaul bill works its way through reconciliation.

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Congressional Leaders Visit The White House Seeking To Avert A Government Shutdown

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Republican and Democratic leaders of Congress went to the White House to negotiate with President Trump on government funding. Congress is trying to pass a short-term extension before a Friday deadline.

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Democrats Want Protection For DREAMers Included In Government Funding Bill

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Democrats want a permanent legal fix to protect so-called DREAMers, undocumented immigrants who arrived in this country with their parents when they were young children. The Democrats want to resolve the issue as part of year-end negotiations over funding the federal government. President Trump pushed back on their demands Wednesday.

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What's Inside The Senate Tax Bill?

Monday, December 04, 2017

After a lightning round of changes, Senate Republicans passed a tax bill early Saturday morning. Buried in the bill are lots of details with important implications that were added before it passed.

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Words You'll Hear: What's A Conference Committee?

Sunday, December 03, 2017

As the Senate and House work to create one tax bill that can pass both chambers and become law, we take a look at the phrase "conference committee" in our "Words You'll Hear" segment.

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Senate Majority Leader McConnell Says Republicans Have The Votes To Pass Tax Bill

Friday, December 01, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Friday that Senate Republicans have the votes necessary to pass their overhaul of the nation's tax code. He said this after the group held a closed-door meeting where final changes were discussed.

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What The Republican Tax Bill Could Mean For Lower And Middle Income Families

Thursday, November 30, 2017

One of the sticking points among Republicans debating their tax bill is whether to make an expanded child tax credit refundable. The decision could greatly impact whether the change helps lower and middle income families.

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Senate Plan For Individual Tax Cuts Could Set Congress On A Collision Course

Friday, November 17, 2017

Senate Republicans would phase out tax cuts for individuals after several years. Critics say they are both setting up future political crises, and hiding the true cost of their tax plan.

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Senate Republicans Make Big Changes To Their Original Tax Bill

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Senate Republicans changed their tax bill to scrap the individual mandate on health insurance. The bill would also make many tax cuts for individuals temporary, while business tax cuts would be permanent.

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Senate Republicans Unveil Tax Plan As GOP House Members Move Forward With Theirs

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Senate Republicans are unveiling their version of a tax plan, with key differences from a GOP plan that the House is advancing today. Both chambers want to pass their separate bills next week.

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Republican Tax Bill Would Provide Big Cuts, But Target Popular Breaks

Thursday, November 02, 2017

House Republicans released their long-awaited bill to overhaul the nation's tax code on Thursday. The bill would provide big cuts in the tax rates for most individuals and businesses. But it also takes aim at eliminating or rolling back some popular tax breaks.

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Senate GOP Agrees to $1.5 Trillion Tax Cut

Thursday, September 21, 2017

On Tuesday, Senate Republicans agreed to a $1.5 trillion tax cut over the next 10 years. Critics are worried that the plan will increase the federal deficit. 

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Planned Parenthood Head Pushes Back Against GOP

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

On Capitol Hill, Cecile Richards forcefully disputed claims that Planned Parenthood sells fetal tissue, saying the accusations are “offensive and categorically untrue.”

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