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Democrats Have Agreed On A Spending Plan Framework. But Won't Say Much More Than That

Democratic leaders say they have agreement on a framework for the reconciliation package. But they didn't share any details on what such a deal might include.

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Kelsey Snell is a Congressional correspondent for NPR. She has covered Congress since 2010 for outlets including The Washington Post, Politico and National Journal. She has covered elections and Congress with a reporting specialty in budget, tax and economic policy. She has a graduate degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. and an undergraduate degree in political science from DePaul University in Chicago.
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