Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

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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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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Expert says prices at the pump should go down in the next few weeks

Sunday, November 28, 2021

Kelsey Snell speaks with David M. Turk, Deputy Secretary at the U.S. Secretary of Energy, about steps the U.S. government is taking to lower the cost of oil and gas.

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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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Kevin McCarthy delayed the vote on the spending package by speaking for over 8 hours

Friday, November 19, 2021

House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy delivered a record-setting speech overnight to object to Democrats' social spending and climate bill. He hopes to clinch the speaker's gavel next year.

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The House passes a $2 trillion spending bill, but braces for changes in the Senate

Friday, November 19, 2021

The measure was delayed by an all-night speech from GOP leader Kevin McCarthy. Centrist Democrats in the Senate have raised objections to some provisions that will likely alter the House-passed bill.

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Democrats launch a nationwide sales pitch for Biden's agenda

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

President Biden and House Democrats are planning more than 1,000 events in the coming weeks to try to sell voters on the Build Back Better plan as they face sour poll numbers.

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Democrats launch a nationwide drive to sell the public on President Biden's plans

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

President Biden and congressional Democrats are trying to show voters the benefits of the infrastructure bill that's now law, and the Build Back Better plan they are trying to pass.

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How the House passed the $1 trillion infrastructure plan

Saturday, November 06, 2021

The House of Representatives passed a trillion dollar infrastructure bill Friday, delivering President Biden a major legislative victory after months of negotiation with his own party.

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House Democrats are hoping to pass spending package and infrastructure bill

Friday, November 05, 2021

Democratic leaders in the House are still hoping to vote on a large part of President Joe Biden's domestic agenda Friday. But as the clock winds down, they're struggling to round up the votes.

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