Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

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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Biden and Democrats admit they won't be passing Build Back Better before Christmas

Friday, December 17, 2021

After a flurry of last-ditch meetings and negotiations, President Biden and Senate Democrats are admitting they don't have the votes to pass Biden's social and climate spending package by Christmas.

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Democrats are forced to regroup as Biden's signature spending bill stalls

Thursday, December 16, 2021

For weeks, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer had promised a vote on Biden's social and climate agenda before Christmas. But all 50 senators in caucus have not been able to unify behind the plan.

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Congress votes to raise the debt ceiling, punting the next fight to 2023

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Congress approved a measure to increase the debt limit by $2.5 trillion, shifting the deadline for default until after the 2022 midterm elections.

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Congress considers contempt of Congress charge for Mark Meadows in relation to Jan. 6

Monday, December 13, 2021

The congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol will vote to recommend a contempt of Congress charge against former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows.

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Democrats are struggling to sell Biden's agenda. It isn't the first time, either

Friday, December 10, 2021

Democrats have staked their political future on enacting President Biden's plans for trillions in social spending, but they have struggled to convince voters.

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Americans don't feel direct payments or child tax credits helped them, new poll finds

Thursday, December 09, 2021

An NPR/Marist poll shows that most Democrat voters are skeptical about the party's plans and few feel they were deeply helped by policies that already exist.

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A new poll finds major warning signs for Biden and fellow Democrats

Thursday, December 09, 2021

The NPR/Marist survey has President Biden with a 42% approval rating. Americans also don't feel the direct payments or expanded child tax credits Democrats doled out helped them much.

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After Senate leaders broker a deal, the House takes a first step to avoid default

Tuesday, December 07, 2021

Congress is setting up a complicated process that could avoid a potential federal default.

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Congress avoids a government shutdown — but a long to-do list looms

Friday, December 03, 2021

Lawmakers are juggling must-pass items, like addressing the nation's borrowing authority and an annual defense authorization package, along with major political priorities for Democrats.

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Gov't Mule goes back to their genre's roots to release first blues album

Sunday, November 28, 2021

For a quarter century, Gov't Mule has been rocking hard, led by ex-Allman Brothers guitarist Warren Haynes. Their new release is their first-ever blues album, "Heavy Load Blues."

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'White Hot Hate' details foiled attack by white supremacists on immigrants in Kansas

Sunday, November 28, 2021

Kelsey Snell speaks with author Dick Lehr about his new book, "White Hot Hate." It's the story of a foiled domestic terrorist attack against an immigrant community in a Kansas farming town.

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Looking for a unique holiday movie? 'The Humans' is a dark, psychological drama

Sunday, November 28, 2021

Kelsey Snell speaks with writer-director Stephen Karam and actor Jayne Houdyshell about their new movie, "The Humans." It's an exploration of dread and love among three generations of a family.

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New COVID-19 variant omicron concerns health experts

Sunday, November 28, 2021

Kelsey Snell speaks to Dr. Virginia Caine, infectious disease expert and director of the Marion County Public Health Department in Indianapolis about the new COVID-19 variant, dubbed omicron.

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