Kelsey Snell is a Congressional reporter at National Public Radio. Previously, she covered Congress with a special focus on budget and fiscal issues for the Washington Post. She was one of the lead reporters on the Republican health care legislation at the Post and co-created in-depth reporting series on Women in Power during the 2016 election. She has also covered the budget, economics and tax policy at Politico and National Journal.
Kelsey moved to Washington in 2010 to complete her master’s degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She is an Illinois native and graduated from DePaul University in 2006 with degrees in Political Science and Journalism.