Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

Trump Judicial Nominee Set To Fail Amid Voter Suppression Charges

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Sen. Tim Scott, the lone black Republican in the Senate, said he would not support Thomas Farr. The nominee came under scrutiny over possible voter suppression efforts in North Carolina.

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Democrats Nominate Nancy Pelosi As Next House Speaker

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi won an internal caucus vote to serve as speaker of the House, but she isn't totally in the clear for the floor vote in January.

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Pelosi Likely To Be Next Speaker After Rep. Fudge Drops Challenge

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Sixteen Democrats who are critical of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi argue it is time for new leadership, and say they will vote against her for speaker. Pelosi, however, remains confident.

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News Brief: Death Toll In California, Democrats In The House And Florida Recount

Friday, November 16, 2018

Wildfire continues in California, raising the death toll to 63. Democrats are facing important decisions now that their party is in control of the House. And the vote counting continues in Florida.

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Trump Backs Package Of Changes To Criminal Justice System As Lame-Duck Session Begins

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The president's support is a big win for activists who have been pushing for criminal justice measures that roll back the stiff penalties imposed as a part of America's decades-long "war on drugs."

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After Midterm Losses, House Republicans Elect McCarthy As Top Leader

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

With Democrats winning control of the House in the midterm elections, GOP representatives and party freshmen elected leaders to run a smaller, more conservative conference in the next Congress.

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What To Expect From The New, Divided Congress

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi outlined Democrats' priorities for when they take control in January. With Republicans keeping their Senate majority, the divided Congress will pursue different agendas.

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Pelosi: Democrats 'Have A Responsibility To Seek Common Ground'

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

The speaker of the House from 2007 to 2011 is eyeing a return to that post despite calls from many in her party for fresh leadership. Wednesday, both she and the president spoke of working together.

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Trump Now Has To Work With A Democratically Controlled House

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Democrats have promised to provide a check and balance to President Trump. At the same time, Republicans will still have the Senate and all the power of the White House.

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Control Of Congress Has Been Decided But Some Races Are Too Close To Call

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

The midterm elections have delivered a divided Congress — with the Republicans building on their majority in the Senate, and the Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives.

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House Democrats Vow To 'Drain The Swamp' And Bring 'Accountability'

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said the first order of business will be a vote on campaign finance reform. House committees also will launch investigations of Trump administration officials.

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Election Results Give Split Decision: Democrats Win House & GOP Keeps Senate Majority

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Democrats had a big victory — retaking the majority of the House for the first time since 2011. Senate Republicans expanded their Senate majority, with President Trump helping in key red states.

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As Polls Close The Big Trend Is High Voter Turnout

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Polls are now closing in Ohio, North Carolina and West Virginia, with key Senate, House and gubernatorial races at stake.

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What Could Congress Look Like After The Midterms

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

If Democrats win control of the House they pledge to be a check on President Trump. Republicans say they plan to keep pushing Trump's agenda, and with House Speaker Paul Ryan retiring there will new leadership.

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In Florida, Climate Change Motivates Young Democrats To Vote

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Climate change is a bipartisan issue in Florida and it will be a hot topic in the state longer than this election. It's also an issue that particularly motivates young Democrats there.

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Florida Farmers Say Their Concerns Transcend Party Politics

Monday, November 05, 2018

Florida farmers are concerned what a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico could mean for their economic security. They are pressing the GOP in Congress to educate the administration about their concerns.

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House GOP Leaders Step Up Efforts To Stay In The Majority

Monday, November 05, 2018

President Trump's final campaign events are focused on red state Senate contests so top House Republican leaders are fanned out across the country working to keep their House majority.

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What The GOP Agenda Might Look Like After Election Day

Friday, November 02, 2018

President Trump is spending the run up to the midterms talking about immigration proposals. House Republican leaders hope they are still in the majority and say their agenda will focus on the economy.

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News Brief: Candidates Make Closing Arguments, Harvard Admissions Trial

Friday, November 02, 2018

Candidates are making their closing arguments to voters this weekend. Also, a trial about race-based admissions at Harvard ends today and liberal blogger Aaron Brown discusses Minnesota's race.

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GOP Closing Arguments For 2018: 4 Ways To Handle Trump

Thursday, November 01, 2018

President Trump is not on the ballot but the midterm elections are a referendum on him. GOP candidates are using four strategies to discuss their close, not so close or nonexistent ties to Trump.

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