Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

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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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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Disappointing election results may have lit a fire under Democrats

Thursday, November 04, 2021

Democrats say they are closing in on votes to turn much of President Biden's domestic agenda into law. Some Democrats say the bargaining has taken on a new urgency after Tuesday's election losses.

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What happened in last night's elections — and what it means for Democrats

Wednesday, November 03, 2021

Democrats are trying to figure out what lies ahead after election setbacks, like a big loss in Virginia and a shockingly close governor race in New Jersey.

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What is and isn't in Biden's infrastructure framework — and where it goes from here

Thursday, October 28, 2021

President Biden outlined a framework that he said would win support from all 50 Senate Democrats and pass the House. But it's unclear whether that is true.

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Biden unveils a smaller spending framework. But not all Democrats are onboard

Thursday, October 28, 2021

The Biden administration believes the resulting legislation will still be transformative, but it is far less than what the president originally proposed.

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Senate Democrats unveil a plan for a new tax on billionaires

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Democrats say the tax on billionaire assets would help pay for President Biden's social spending bill.

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Democrats seek a middle ground on Biden's plans without gutting them

Friday, October 15, 2021

Top Democrats are currently working behind the scenes to cut the cost of programs without undermining their policy goals.

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Democrats haggle over how to scale back their spending plan to win over centrists

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Democrats in Congress are trying to thread a seemingly impossible needle. They say they want to address things like child care, climate change and poverty. But they also need to keep the price down.

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Voting rights set for Senate vote as Democrats push Biden's agenda

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., says the Senate will vote next week on voting rights as Democrats try to advance much of President Biden's agenda.

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The Senate votes for a short-term increase in the federal debt ceiling

Thursday, October 07, 2021

After a deal was reached with Republicans, Senate Democrats passed a bill to avoid the immediate threat of default by shifting the debt limit deadline to early December.

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Senate leaders aim to finalize a deal to avoid the immediate threat of default

Thursday, October 07, 2021

The leaders appear to have reached an agreement to raise the debt limit to December. But Democrats and Republicans aren't moving off their positions for how to achieve a long-term fix.

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The current debt ceiling issue might feel familiar. Here's why

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

The issue of the debt ceiling crops of every few years, floats in the public consciousness and then vanishes. Why do we pay so much attention to it?

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Democrats say they'll accept the GOP's offer of a temporary debt fix

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

The agreement could push the fight over how to raise the nation's borrowing limit to December.

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Biden Signs Funding Bill, Avoiding A Shutdown, But Other Standoffs Persist

Thursday, September 30, 2021

The short-term spending bill avoids a partial government shutdown, but other major issues, such as suspending the debt limit, remain unresolved.

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